Archive: May, 2014

How to Become an Early Riser

Thursday, May 29th, 2014 by Hale Dwoskin

By now, you’ve probably decided that you’re either an early riser or a night owl. Early risers spring out of bed at 5 a.m., eager to get going. Night owls, of course, could not drag themselves out of bed at 5 a.m. for even the most important event.

While there is considerable debate over whether it’s better to be an early riser than a night owl, it’s known that your preference for one over the other has to do with your circadian rhythm, or internal body clock. Your circadian rhythm regulates your sleep/wake cycle, and controls the release of hormones to get you going in the morning.

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Follow Your Heart

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 by Hale Dwoskin

Do you truly follow your heart, or someone else’s head?

You know how it feels when you truly follow your heart. Every inch of your body — the very fabric of your soul — feels alive. And even if your head is telling you no, you do it anyway because something bigger, something more primal, is telling you yes.

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Why Being Kind is a Brilliant Career Move

Friday, May 9th, 2014 by Hale Dwoskin

It’s said that the person who sows seeds of kindness will have a perpetual harvest, and this could not be truer. Being kind, though typically thought of as a self-less act, is not always entirely altruistic. Kindness actually has many benefits for the giver, as well as the taker, and this includes in the area of your career.

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After College

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 by Hale Dwoskin

Moving from the college environment to the ‘real world’ is a big emotional jump. There are first-time apartments, bills to pay, grocery stores to conquer and meals to prepare. There’s graduate school to think about, and full-time jobs, not to mention getting past the fact that you’re now, officially, an adult.

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