‘How To’ Posts

10 Ways to Burn 100 Calories This Summer

Summer is HERE! Tis the season to burn more calories, right? Heading out for a workout isn’t always easy, especially when you’ve got so many barriers — work, summer classes, hangovers, exhaustion, laziness, etc. Not to mention catching up on TV shows you missed during finals! Well, relax, here’s an awesome list of 10 ways ...

Using the Urgency vs. Importance Matrix to Get Stuff Done

You’ve got to complete a 10-page paper, study for an exam, run 4 miles, and go to work today, but you don’t know how to get everything done in a timely manner. In these hectic situations, your best friend is the Urgent/Important Matrix, first printed in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This matrix ...

5 Ways to Boost Your Resume Without a Job

Look on any job board site and what do you see? A long list of openings that require two or more years of experience in the industry in order to be considered for the position. Even entry-level jobs require some form of experience to qualify. Unfortunately, we’re seeing many college graduates come out of school ...

How to Organize and Fold Clothes to Save Space [Videos]

How to Organize and Fold Clothes to Save Space [Videos]

You know that your closet is for hanging clothes and your dresser is for folded clothes; but the clothes-folding process can be obnoxious, so grabbing some old hangers from the laundromat and letting them swing is much easier — or is it? If you use a proper folding technique, you could actually put your clothes ...

How to Use Twitter with Purpose

Social media sites are becoming the focal point of our generation, each one highlighting a different way to connect with others in a unique manner. Whether you use Twitter to follow all of your favorite celebrities or to vent your feelings, there’s definitely a few things that you can do to clean up your act ...

Stop Shaving Cuts From Bleeding with These Toiletries

Who thought of putting toilet paper on your face when you cut yourself shaving? More importantly, why do people still do it? That business went out with the ark — Noah’s Ark. There are so many better ways to stop the bleeding and heal your face after you slice it up like Freddy Krueger. You ...

How to Stop Being ‘Busy’ and Prevent Burnout

If you find yourself increasingly busy — with no time for friends or anything outside of your work or studies — you’re likely headed toward a burnout that will leave you sick, tired, and utterly useless. There is a bright side, though: You recognize your problem and want to prevent a burn out. Because busyness ...

6 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

Writer’s block is the mental equivalent of having quick-dry cement poured into your ear, filling up your brain. Soon afterwards, everything comes to a sharp halt and you can’t put a thought together. It’s difficult to overcome writer’s block, but its binds on your brain can be broken. You have some work ahead of you, ...

How to Relieve Anxiety Naturally with Meditation

Plenty of people have praised meditation as a great way to relieve stress. But now we have the evidence to back up that claim. A recent academic article found that meditation “attenuates anxiety through mechanisms involved in the regulation of self-referential thought processes.” In other words, by calming yourself with meditation, you can beat your ...

Quick Tip: Bring the Classic Start Button and Menu to Windows 8

The latest version of Windows brought a slew of changes to the operating system’s user interface. The biggest of which was the removal of the classic start button and menu. In their place, Microsoft introduced a horizontal scrolling, tablet-friendly desktop, code-named “Metro.” Those of you used to the start button and menu — which have ...

How to Professionalize Your Facebook Profile

In today’s world of technology and social media, Facebook ranks pretty high in terms of usage. I have a Facebook, you have a Facebook, your mom and dad probably have a Facebook, and so on. As you look for a job, potential employers may Google your name or look you up on Facebook to see ...

Use Command Hooks to Create Tablet Stations Throughout Your Home

If you find yourself lacking the motivation to do the dishes, installing a tablet-holding station in your kitchen will add a little entertainment to this otherwise monotonous task. Using Command hooks, you can create tablet stations throughout your home to make leaving the couch much less difficult during a Netflix binge. The idea comes to ...