Depression and Cognition: A Correlation

Once upon a time, depression was viewed by many as a term used by desperate individuals, who were seeking attention or individuals lacking willpower and coping skills. Flash forward to today and we’re seeing the dangerous effects of untreated depression, such as suicide, murder, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence and so on. We all … Continue reading Depression and Cognition: A Correlation

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Tangy-Zesty Striped Bass with Dasheen Leaves and Asparagus

Two weekends in a row now, my trip to Salem, MA has been foiled, so to commemorate my dismay, I’ve decided to prepare a dish that I probably would’ve eaten, had I been there. Striped Bass is native to the Northeast, specifically New England. Living out there by the water means everything to most of … Continue reading Tangy-Zesty Striped Bass with Dasheen Leaves and Asparagus

Simple and Delicious Shepard’s Pie

We each have our favorite memories and things we’d love to recreate from our college years, and for me, that memory is having Shepard’s Pie for dinner with my then, closest friends. It was the energy of chattering BFF’s chowing down on loaded mashed potatoes while side-eyeing the day’s man crush. Yum! Shepard’s pie is … Continue reading Simple and Delicious Shepard’s Pie

Albanian Breakfast

I love food, but what I love the most is trying foods from different cultures and listening to people’s stories about what that particular dish really means to the individual. My partner is Albanian from Montenegro and their foods are just as rich as their history, so from time to time he'd ask me to … Continue reading Albanian Breakfast

Ways to Stay Safe During Your Summer Travels

Safety should be on everyone's mind when traveling whether domestic or international, however far too many of us easily let our guard down because we've researched our location and consider it to be relatively safe, but it isn't always the case. Young women especially will always be a target wherever they go, but with little … Continue reading Ways to Stay Safe During Your Summer Travels

Must-haves for Your Summer Travels

There are some things that you just shouldn’t live without and it's a fact-a part of life, whether you know it or not. Summer especially, is no exception, for it's the best time of the year to gather your must-haves and hit the road. Personally, I am very much attached to Lysol! It's one of … Continue reading Must-haves for Your Summer Travels

Top Five Summer Destinations

“Work hard and play harder,” that's what they say, especially when the weather’s nice and warm! We've been closed off in our comfortable cubicles and offices, shielding ourselves from the brutal cold, for long enough and the time has come to not only relax but to explore the globe. Most of us spend time during … Continue reading Top Five Summer Destinations

Summer Salad Recipe

A few days ago, my partner brought me the best tasting salad I've ever had. It was a combination of the fresh greens and herbs used to put this delicious salad together that made it so delightful. Anyway, it costs a whopping $10 from Greek Eats in Manhattan, and although it was beautifully prepared, there's … Continue reading Summer Salad Recipe

How to Make a Simple and Easy Cheesecake

Most cooks and pastry chefs often have a favorite recipe and for me, I love making cheesecakes! Although it's time-consuming, the anticipation and preparation that goes into making a delectable cheesecake makes it worthwhile, especially when it's enjoyed by the people you love. After cooking a specially prepared meal for my partner one evening, I … Continue reading How to Make a Simple and Easy Cheesecake

Suicide: What’s the Deal?

From since the beginning of 2017, it seems like there's a suicide happening every week, as though life is only getting harder to the point where there's just too little faith in the world. What is it? Many of you may ask, but never really wanting to hear the truth. Well, here it is, some … Continue reading Suicide: What’s the Deal?