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Financial Tips for College Students: 6 Fool Proof Ways to Save Money!

As an undergraduate student, budgeting should be one of your most important tasks. With a low job experience level, time dedicated toward studies, and responsibilities for extra-curricular activities, having a consistent and satisfying income stream is hard to attain. Not to mention, saving and investing money in your young adulthood is critical in maintaining financial [...]

Financial Tips for College Students: 6 Fool Proof Ways to Save Money!2019-02-26T09:44:08-07:00

Guarana: A caffeine-packed plant that can cause heart problems.

Guarana is a popular plant extract found in many supplement products including energy drinks that claim to boost performance and energy levels. It comes from a little black seed that grows on a tree indigenous to South America, and it contains high concentrations of caffeine – much higher than the average coffee bean. In 2001, [...]

Guarana: A caffeine-packed plant that can cause heart problems.2019-02-20T11:38:37-07:00

Time Management Tips: Use a calendar.

Classes, exams, study groups, extracurricular activities, work, etc. when combined with poor time management all lead to academic stress. I am not going to tell you that you need to have a stress-free life. Academic life comes with stress, but I am hoping to help you alleviate some of that stress by a simple time management [...]

Time Management Tips: Use a calendar.2019-01-22T17:07:15-07:00

Please Sleep More!!

I am sorry, but I cannot help but talking about why you need to sleep more. Sleep deprivation is a huge problem among college students, and this fact should not be taken lightly. Various studies have shown that a continued lack of sleep leads to an increased likelihood for memory loss, and higher risk for [...]

Please Sleep More!!2019-01-22T16:56:33-07:00

Impact of Vitamin D on cancer results are evaluated!

The results of a landmark study that evaluated the impact of Vitamin D on cancer in 25,871 people was just published! I recently posted a blog titled, “Does Vitamin D have a protective effect against cancer?” My short answer to this question was “We don’t know!” Due to the lack of clinical randomized studies, it [...]

Impact of Vitamin D on cancer results are evaluated!2019-01-22T16:36:35-07:00

How about a December Resolution? | Developing a good habit or breaking a bad habit?

The holiday season is a great time of the year to relax, recharge or catch up with things that have piled up on our “to do lists”. But the holidays also gives us the opportunity to develop a good habit or break a bad habit. Every year, I teach two courses during the winter quarter; [...]

How about a December Resolution? | Developing a good habit or breaking a bad habit?2018-12-21T08:35:40-07:00

Want to do great on your finals? Sleep!!!

Here is a scientifically proven recommendation to help you do better on your final exams: According to Dr. Matthew Walker, the director of Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab at Berkeley, sleep can improve learning and memory. He came up with this conclusion after conducting scientific studies for a couple of decades. Since I know you are [...]

Want to do great on your finals? Sleep!!!2018-12-10T11:30:09-07:00

Mindfulness 101

What exactly is mindfulness? The official definition of mindfulness is "a technique in which one focuses one’s full attention (actively) only on the present, with purpose, and without judgment." Mindfulness is a state of being when your body and mind are in the same place at the same time. More specifically, this means noticing what [...]

Mindfulness 1012018-12-05T10:24:00-07:00

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