Ditching the Plastic with Shampoo Bars

No, I'm not dirty. I had been looking for ways to reduce my waste lately--food waste, time waste, plastic waste, money waste--when my search to simplify coincided with a sobering realization. I put an awful lot of harmful crap on my body. Makeup, lotions, antiperspirants, tampons, medicine, shampoo, toothpaste and more, everything that comes into …

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What the Heck is Business Casual? Here’s How to Nail Day One of Your Internship

The night before your internship begins, you receive an email from your new boss. By the way, it reads, the dress code is business casual. “What does that mean?” you wonder. The closet offers no clues. How business is too business, and how casual is too casual? As a college student or post-graduate student, this …

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20 Things in 20 Years

My 20th birthday is April 24th.  Here are 20 things I have learned during my 20 years of life: Always buy running shoes a half size larger than you think you need. The pod-style laundry detergent goes into the actual barrel of the washing machine, not in the pull-out slot for liquid detergent. On a …

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