Simplify. I don’t know how many times my husband has used this word over the years. Any time I complain or struggle with something, his answer is the same. There’s too much to do! Simplify. I’m running late! Simplify. I can’t find my keys! Simplify. How could simplify be the answer to so many of [...]
This laboratory experiments on people, places, and things. Freaked out? Don’t be. They’re studying storytelling. The News Lab is a newsroom for journalism students. "From Woodinville to Federal Way to Everett, our students put important news in front of people," said Andrea Otanez, who's teaching the lab this quarter.
What we eat matters. But so does how, when, and why we eat. This is the message the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is promoting this March via National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right.” It encourages us “to take time to enjoy food traditions and appreciate the pleasures, [...]
A protein-rich breakfast gets your brain going. It also boosts your metabolism, balances your blood sugar, and helps you eat less throughout the day. Many people think that skipping breakfast is an effective way to cut calories and lose weight. In reality, skipping breakfast has been associated with an increased prevalence of obesity. This effort [...]
Caring comes naturally with a lot of important people in your life, like your family and old friends, but what about the random person walking down the street? You probably do care about that random person, but inviting a stranger into your house for a meal might be a little too far out of your [...]
Put your phone away. What would you do if you heard that? Turn your phone off, or silence it? Flip it upside down on the table? Put it in your pocket or your purse? Throw it in the trash can? At the movies, do you power down or switch to vibrate? Do you peak during a bathroom break? Did that Facebook notification give you a dopamine rush?
How are you doing with this Seattle winter? Has the feeling that the gray days may never end led you to dream of far-off destinations? We’ve got you covered with Travel Plus, a travel fair hosted by the UW Retirement Association. Vendors and speakers will provide you with information and images to fuel your daydreams [...]
All across the University of Washington are unsung sustainability superstars. Staff who make sure the office is recycling right, faculty who spark a life-long love of the environment in their classes, students who make change happen on campus—these environmental role models deserve recognition. That’s where you come in. We need you to let us know [...]
We often resist change because we find comfort in routine. Routines allow us to find time to exercise, be productive at work, make heathy meals, spend time with family and friends, and check items off of our to-do lists. Essentially, a pattern promotes discipline. But the comfort of a routine can shield us from the [...]
Broken hearts are a public health epidemic. A whopping 1-in-4 Americans will die from cardiovascular disease, whether it be an event like a heart attack or a condition like congestive heart failure. Tallied together, these ailments are the leading cause of death in the U.S. Cardiovascular woes tend to strike later in life, but it’s [...]
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these lovely deals from our discount partners! After a day of wine-tasting and exploring Woodinville, stop by the Hollywood Tavern and get a 10% discount on your meal with your Husky card. It’s located in the heart of wine country and boasts delicious food and drink in a cozy atmosphere (fire [...]