Archive for January, 2014


Stay in School Soup

Whether you commute to class in person or from your laptop, staying healthy during cold and flu season helps you be more productive. Health experts agree that soup is more than just comfort food—Aside from keeping you hydrated, soup is also effective at helping rid the body of colds and viruses by causing the nose to run, and by raising the temperature of the airway, which loosens secretions.

This ginger chicken soup from Real Simple magazine offers a head-clearing twist on a classic cold-fighter.

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Best Cities for Job Seekers

Because online courses allow you to work from almost anywhere, relocating is an option for those in search of jobs. Forbes recently shared a list of the Top 10 Cities for Job Seekers. A few of the cities featured are:

  • Austin, TX
  • Washington, DC
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Denver, Co
  • Charlotte, NC

 

Good Posture for Online Learners

photo from ergonomic-info

Though online college courses offer flexibility for today’s on-the-go and non-traditional students, prolonged time spent in front of a computer can lead to all manner of aches and pains associated with poor posture. These tips from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration show you how to prevent injury by maintaining a neutral position that puts less strain and tension on your body.