Key Takeaways About End-to-End Encryption

Recently in the social media world, hacking and privacy have been an issue. Looking into social media sites such as Facebook, it is evident that privacy can be invaded. People question whether they should continue communicating on online apps including Facebook Messenger since it does not currently offer end-to-end encryption (O’Flaherty, 2020). End-to-end encryption allows for only those involved in the chats to have access and read the messages. …


Mind, body, and soul yourself into a healthier you

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When individuals perform the same tasks, day in and day out, life can become a little boring. Especially in a time like today, people are settling into routines that are not in their best interest. Being at home all day, people are getting out of shape, eating unhealthy, and sitting around. A detox is the perfect way to overcome these new habits.Turning into home bodies, people are no longer going to work, socializing face to face, or getting physical activity. To detox the mind and soul, there are 3 easy ways to accomplish that. …


In a time of darkness, individuals are shifting to a healthier lifestyle

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With all the negatives being addressed 24/7 in regard to the Coronavirus, there has to be a few hidden positives. These positives can be as simple as being able to step out into the open, fresh air. With limited excursions available, people are starting to focus more on themselves rather the places they could be going. In order to take advantage of this time, individuals are committing to a healthier lifestyle in which they are moving outdoors and in the comfort of their homes.

Is Being in Quarantine…


Recap on My First 7 Days of Writing

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Writing on Medium all started with a required assignment for my social media marketing course. I never knew that Medium even existed, let alone it was an extension of Twitter. With Medium in mind, I have decided to take advantage of my passion for writing and commit to a 30-day challenge. I have always been into journalism but have never thought of publishing work online. Now that I know Medium exists, I feel encouraged and motivated to let my imagination flow and take on this challenge. Right now, it has been a week of writing, and it feels great connecting…


Best of Both Worlds Collide

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Commonly mistaken for Mexico’s Independence Day, which resides in September, Cinco de Mayo celebrates the victory of the Mexican Army in their battle in 1862. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo is a beloved holiday that is spent eating Mexican food, drinking Margaritas, and listening to authentic music. In Mexico, however, the holiday is spent commemorating the victory with parades and authentic festive events. With two very different celebrations, the holiday does not go uncelebrated, even when stuck at home.

With the holiday colliding with Taco Tuesday, many people have to change the way…


Handcrafted recipes to make nutrient-rich smoothies at home

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As the days go by, using fruits and vegetables the same way may start to get boring. In recent times I have begun using my produce to craft various smoothies to brighten up my mornings. With limits on orange juice and immune-boosting drinks, making your own drinks at home allows for a boost of nutrition and something to do. Below I will be providing my top homemade smoothie recipes that’ll make sure you’re in for a sweet treat. All you need for these recipes is produce, a blender, and preferred milk.

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And feel good doing it

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With most of the global population still in lockdown, people are bound to get bored. Don’t let the feeling of boredom get you down. If you’re in a cold climate or just don’t feel like being outside, take a moment to yourself and do something different. Below is a list of 5 things you could do instead of sitting around pouting.

  1. Make a to-do list

If you ever feel like you’re running out of chores to do, make a running to-do list. Add on those chores you’ve been probably putting off for quite some time…


What a little bit of sugar and instant coffee can do

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In the last couple of weeks, a new coffee trend has been spreading amongst social media. What exactly is it you may ask? The answer is Dalgona Coffee. Originating in South Korea, this specialty coffee has been going viral on TikTok. Made only of instant coffee, sugar, and hot water, you’ll sure be in for a sweet and caffeinated treat.

Almost as popular as making banana bread these days, whipping up Dalgona coffee can take from 5 to 20 minutes based on your method of preparation. If you have…


Everyone can use a break from scrolling through feeds

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes scrolling through Instagram can make me feel unproductive. Four weeks ago, I had logged out of my Instagram, unsure of when I would log back in. I stopped clicking on the app, even though it was right on my home page. It’s not that I dislike Instagram, it’s that sometimes I spend way too much time staring at the phone when I could be doing something productive. I took time away from the app to take advantage of the benefits including an increase in mindfulness, movement, sleep, and socialization (Palisoc, 2018).

With everyone…


Simple, easy ways to make “milk” at home with grocery shortages

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As people scurry to get their weekly groceries, shelves are running empty, and employees are hard at work restocking. As dairy products are high on grocery lists, stores are running out. Due to this, stores are limiting the amount customers can purchase with each trip to the store. Instead of putting yourself and others at risk by stopping by the store, why not make your own milk alternatives with ingredients you may already have laying around. Many popular milk alternatives are being made either with nuts or with grains…

Ashley Korman

Currently a University of Florida Marketing student looking to enhance writing skills one cup of coffee at a time ☕️ Member of Spoon University

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