English to American Quiz

Fasten your trainers, throw on your jumper, and hop on the motorway! Or should I say, fasten your sneakers, throw on your sweater, and hop on the highway? Click here to play the English to American Quiz. The goal is to “translate” all 45 British terms into American vocabulary in five minutes or less. Best of luck!

 

English to American Quiz

5 Tips for a Healthy Spine

The spine is our body’s main support mechanism. It keeps us upright, mobile and gives us the ability to do all of our daily activities. However, it’s no secret that we all abuse our spines on a daily basis. Sitting with poor posture throughout the day, sleeping awkwardly at night, and forgetting to strengthen our core are all factors for why we may have unhappy backs time and again. Luckily, there are ways to mitigate an achy spine. Click here for 5 tips for a healthy (and happy) spine.

 

Spine

Countries or Cities? Hong Kong and Macau

Have you ever wondered what Hong Kong is? Small country, large city, or somewhere in between? With over 7 million people, Hong Kong boasts a larger population than Serbia, has a higher GDP than Peru, and has been established longer than South Sudan. But do all these attributes make Hong Kong a country? Watch the video below to learn more.

 

 

Soup of the Day: Broccoli Soup

Sometimes, the simplest recipes are the best, and it’s for that very reason that we absolutely love this broccoli soup recipe. Gordon Ramsey’s take on this classic dish brings us back to the basics, and is a godsend for those who want a quick, easy and nutritious meal. All you need is some broccoli, water and salt… Amazing right? Watch the video below to see preparation instructions. Bon appétit!

 

 

2-Word TV Show Quiz

Can you name the 2-word TV show from its picture? There are twenty images as your clues and six minutes to complete the game. To play, click here. Best of luck!

 

2-Word TV Show

Fat-Burning Abs Workout

If you had a resolution this year to get in better shape and improve your health, don’t give up! Keep working on your goals and feel the (good) pain with this fat-burning abs workout. This sequence has 6 different exercises including jumping jacks, squats and planks. If you’re up for more of a challenge, try doing the whole sequence multiple times. Happy workout!

 

How to Make Roses Last Longer

After the end of Valentine’s day, you may be left with leftover chocolates, a couple of cards, and maybe even some roses. While we know the chocolate may not last long, we’ve got some tips and tricks to keep your roses fresh and blooming. Watch the video below to learn how to make roses last longer. Enjoy!

 

Superbowl Workout

Say what you will about American football, but there is one thing for sure, football players are some of the most athletic people on the planet. These pros need to display endurance, strength and speed throughout a 60-minute game. If you’re feeling up for a challenge, try out this Superbowl workout that targets your legs, glutes, core, arms and back. Click here to see the full exercise routine. Good luck!

 

Superbowl Workout

Should You Trust Your Intuition?

People often talk about a “gut” feeling. But what is that exactly? Your stomach isn’t literally pointing you in a certain direction or telling you what to do, but in some ways, we trust our intuition more than certain facts that are presented to us. Watch the video below to learn more about why we have gut feelings and whether we should trust them when making every-day decisions.

 

The Psychology of Self-Esteem

Many people are under the impression that achieving set goals in life will lead to improved self-esteem. While this may be true for some, it is believed that factors from childhood – namely, a person’s relationship with their parents and peers as well as their socio-economic status – appear to be more influential. Watch the video below to learn more about how an individual’s self-esteem develops, and why some have more than others.