This article was previously published on http://www.myingmag.com. ing Magazine is Michigan State University’s student-run publication covering life, arts, entertainment and more. For some, September marks the start of a beautiful fall season: crisp air, colorful leaves and new beginnings. For others, the month simply means a return to routine: busy schedules, daily stress and crippling anxiety.… Read More September is Self-Improvement Month
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Hi everyone! It’s time for another “Simple Ways” post! Life is already hard as it is, so why make things more difficult? Today’s topic: Technology. Technology addiction: It’s real. In fact, Asian nations, particularly China, extensively research Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD). According to the China Youth Internet Association, about 14 percent of urban youth there… Read More Simple Ways to Unplug and Unwind
During my freshman year of college, I took a religious studies course. Growing up in a Christian and Jewish household, I was looking forward to learning about many other religions and cultures. One thing I really loved was studying Taoism and reading “Tao Te Ching” by Lao Tzu. The entire book was incredibly uplifting and the photos added… Read More Tao Te Ching Passage 63
You know the feeling; your alarm clock goes off and that flicker of panic sets in. You have to face another stressful day, and who knows what could happen? You finally drag yourself out of bed, only to be feeling groggy and restless. You lack motivation and just want to snuggle right back under your covers and… Read More Simple Ways to Brighten Your Morning
I was up north over the summer relaxing on the lake, enjoying the sunshine and the slight wind through my curls. As I later passed under a tree, I noticed a caterpillar struggling to form its cocoon. I watched as it swung back and forth, relentlessly spinning in circles. It was so small and didn’t seem… Read More Finding Our Butterfly