Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas, 5th Day of Chanukkah, Day Before Kwanzaa, and all other super important days that we celebrate in the snow winter season. If you’re at all interested, I spent this holiday eating phở, watching Moulin Rouge, and blogging. I know, I’m a sucker for tradition, aren’t you? There are a lot of things to…

Health and Wellness at the NYT

It looks like there are more Wellness buffs out there than I thought! The New York Times, famous on the web for its lightning-fast headline updates and massive slew of blogs, had one relevant blog that escaped my attention… Well, updated by Tara Parker-Pope (who also writes for the Wall Street Journal), “reports daily on…

BoredatButler.com

Recently I visited http://www.boredatbutler.com for the second time in my Barnard career. The first time being freshman year when I didn’t really know what was going on and didn’t know how to articulate my thoughts better. Now, looking at this site I realized how ridiculous it is. I don’t know if you’ve ever visited it…

For Women: Video Games or Cookbooks?

Walking through the mall on Black Friday with my mother and my sister, I saw what I first thought to be a mirage–a free spa. (Keep in mind that I had already been up and on my feet for over 8 hours…) Looking closer, I noticed that it was sponsored by Nintendo DS. I peered…

Strangers Can Make you Happy?

A recent study finds that happiness may be socially contagious. Yes, just like smoking and obesity are socially contagious, now too is happiness! Happiness seems like such an individual act. People influence our happiness (when they show love or do something special for us) but ultimately, I’ve always thought my happiness came from within –…

“Taking Care in Tough Times”

For some women, the economy will dictate whether they will visit the doctor the rest of this year and next. Financial hard times are increasing stress, and with stress comes more health problems. It’s an ugly cycle when the causes of stress will not allow you to receive appropriate, timely health care and your health gets worse……

Modern Love

The NYT published an interesting article on sex and love and loving (or not loving) sex.  Check it out!