Birth control can help prevent pregnancy. Some types of barrier methods, like male condoms, can prevent pregnancy and STI/HIV too. Birth control can also have other benefits. Birth control with hormones in it can help reduce menstrual cramps, acne, and make a period more regular. In truth, people use birth control for many reasons. There […]
Everyone deserves to be in a safe and healthy relationship. Do you know if your relationship is healthy? Try this simple quiz from LoveIsRespect.org to see if you have a respectful, safe relationship or if you and your partner need to take some action to improve things. After you’re done, check out more resources on […]
Have you ever wondered about if you are a “good” partner in your relationship? This simple quiz from LoveIsRespect.org can help you learn about if you are supporting your partner in a healthy, meaningful way, or if there are some things you might want to work on. Try it out today and learn more about […]
It can be difficult for college students to figure out healthy eating habits – classes might be scheduled at strange times, there’s free pizza on campus almost every day, and campus cafeterias do not always have the healthiest options. Registered Dietician Sharon Richter has a number of recommendations to help college students make healthy and […]
Starting college can be daunting – campus is big (and sometimes spread across different parts of a city!), the buildings often don’t have straightforward names, and it can be hard to get adjusted to a new college schedule. To help overwhelmed new college students, College Parent Central recommends locating these 12 locations on campus before […]
Learning how to budget and spend your money is something that is not always taught in college. As a college student it is important to understand how to manage your money and prioritize your “needs” before your “wants”. This article will help you budget your money and make smarter decisions with your money.
It’s often said that communication is the key to a healthy relationship. While it might sound like tired advice, it’s a skill worth learning that will help us do better in all our relationships. As your teen grows up, the way you communicate with them will need to change to reflect the new boundaries in […]
When faced with a big challenge where potential failure seems to lurk at every corner, you’ve probably heard the advice, “Be more confident!” But where does confidence come from, and how can you get more of it? Watch this TED Video for tips on how to boost your confidence!
Protein powders may be the most popular exercise supplement out there. They are marketed to people who want to build muscle, and you’ll see them advertised in fitness magazines. You hear people at the gym talking about protein, and almost every grocery store sells ready-to-drink protein shakes near the checkout counter. But can taking protein […]
The warmer weather means it’s time to get outside and get active! Luckily NYC has tons of fun, free events to offer. Check out one of these fitness opportunities: Join the New York Road Runners for free weekly open runs in your neighborhood. Check out a free dance class like this one at Bryant Park […]