Lanternflies: Scourge of the Southside

When I moved to the Lehigh Valley I expected to see new types of flora and fauna. I had always loved being surrounded by nature but being raised in a densely populated town in North Jersey, I didn’t get much exposure to it. So when I moved out of my childhood home I was so […]

Anti-aging Skin Care Tips

Our skin – our largest organ, is ever-changing, shifting, and morphing in order to protect us from our environment. Whether it be from the pollution in the air or the rays from the sun, our skin is constantly working to make sure that our body can work at peak performance. Because we are exposed to […]

Free Write (PTSD)

I do believe that it is necessary for patients suffering from PTSD to engage in long term exposure to their traumatic memories. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America’s (ADAA), over 8 million Americans have been diagnosed with PTSD, and 3.6% of the population have experienced an episode in the past year. Though […]

Study Tips for Students

No matter what level you’re at in your education, we all have our struggles when it comes to studying. The further you go along in school, you’ll notice that different classes may require different study techniques. These techniques vary depending on what type of learner you are. There are four types of learners specified by […]

Study Tips for College Students

Due to the spread of the Coronavirus known as COVID-19, many schools have chosen to close their doors and administer classes from a distance, heavily relying on platforms such as Zoom and Cascade to ensure that their students are still receiving a top-notch education. Quaranting and social distancing can take a toll on a person’s […]

Carotenoids: You Are What You Eat

Have you ever wondered what gives flamingos their pleasantly pink hue, or why your mom told you growing up that carrots can give you x-ray vision? Carotenoids – nature’s secret weapon – are the answer! These fat-soluble pigments are molecules found in most types of plants, algae, and photosynthetic bacteria. In fact according to an […]