Saturday, October 31, 2020

Health

HOW FASHION CAN CHANGE MINDS

DRESS FOR SUCCESS USING ENCLOTHED COGNITION Whether or not we realize it, our minds are constantly being changed and influenced by fashion. Think about it this way: if you walked past someone of average attractiveness, you’d form a very different opinion on them if they were wearing sweats and a...

WAIST TRAINERS

LOCALIZED SWEAT PRODUCTION AND FAT REDUCTION  For the last few years, fitness influencers across social media platforms have been promoting waist slimmers, claiming to increase sweat production in the abdomen area and localize fat reduction. However, when a fitness trend arises, Luxe promotes thorough research and fact checking. “Fitness” is...

WHAT TO EAT DURING QUARANTINE

EVERYONE SHOULD EAT THESE DURING QUARANTINE Now that everything seems to be at a standstill due to the Coronavirus, it is important to enforce a more healthy lifestyle. Besides the normal protocol of wearing face masks and social distancing, eating immune boosting foods should be a top priority as well....

THE GREAT MASK DEBATE: COLLECTIVISM VS INDIVIDUALISM

ARE AMERICANS TAKING INDIVIDUALISM TOO FAR? The Coronavirus has brought the world to a halt and sent people rushing back into their homes to keep themselves safe. The pandemic has not just affected individuals, but our society as a whole. Even though we are aware of its deadly nature, some...

HOW QUARANTINE CULTURE PAVED THE WAY FOR EATING DISORDERS

THE NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS ASSOCIATION HELPLINE HAD A 78% INCREASE IN TRAFFIC IN MARCH AND APRIL As our new normal changes, again and again, we struggle to return to our previous routines. The pandemic has created an atmosphere of fear and uncertainty, affecting every aspect of our lives. This overwhelming...

WORKING OUT WITH A POSITIVE ATTITUDE

MAKING REALISTIC GOALS  It’s safe to say that many people during this quarantine have committed to reshaping their bodies through all kinds of ways from eating healthy to working out to having a set schedule. While many have committed to this goal of looking better mainly due to the lack...

VEGAN: TO BE OR NOT TO BE

WHAT PEOPLE DO NOT TELL YOU  In a world of Instagram, Snapchat, and now Tiktok, veganism has been made public. Celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé, and Natalie Portman flood us with information about their vegan diets and all their benefits. For those not aware of what being vegan means,...

BLACK PANTHER STAR CHADWICK BOSEMAN PASSES AWAY AT 43

It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman.⁣ ⁣ Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV. ⁣ ⁣ A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of...

MUSIC AS MEDICINE

THE SONGS OF RECOVERY I was sitting on a bench watching as grass and flowers flowed freely through the wind. My ears were covered by James Bay’s “Let It Go,”  the perfect breakup song in late 2018:  “So come on, let it go /  just let it be / why...

COVID-19 AND THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

THE UNFORSEEN CHANGES AND EFFECTS TO COME As a result of COVID-19, there is not a business in the world that has not been impacted — the music industry is no exception.  The lack of live concerts due to social distancing and quarantine caused the revenue to drastically decline.  Like...