Intermittent fasting has been a “dieting” trend that has made its way up to the Mount Olympus of diets. Today, it sits at its thrown next to Keto, Paleo, Whole30 and other popular diets. From my personal experience, I have found intermittent fasting to be the easiest to implement and maintain compared to other diets.

So, what is intermittent fasting?

For those unfamiliar with intermittent fasting — in a nutshell — you are given a period of time every day in which you can eat whatever you want. For me, I have always done 12 to 8pm and have had pretty good success with it…


Just over a month ago I got sucked into mobile gaming hell when a friend suggested I start playing Raid Shadow Legends with him. Going into it, I assumed after 20 hours of gameplay I would need to start dropping real world cash to progress. To my surprise, there was no need to spend any money to gain a significant advantage. Sure, I could have bought various new player packs, gems, and energy potions to speed up my progress in the game, but 90% of the time I really had no need for any of that. …


Since I was little, I was told in order to be successful I needed to do two things: work hard and go to college. Now, as someone who works in higher education, the best advice I can give is to reconsider one of those ancient phrases of wisdom, don’t go to college.

Higher education is a massive industry, with schools like Harvard, the University of Michigan, and many others being evaluated at well over a billion dollars. In fact, the University of Michigan gave over a billion dollars in aid in the 2017–2018 school year alone, and still charges a…


Chances are, if you are reading this you have been to a sit-down restaurant. And if you have been to a sit-down restaurant, chances are you have left a server a tip. For most of us, tipping is part of the eating out process. In a sense, it embodies who we are; our generosity, wealth, and class can be expressed through something as simple as leaving money on a table. Tipping, as a concept, feels right. Yet, what if I told you it is not your moral or financial responsibility to tip? That in most countries, tipping is not expected…


Teamfight Tactics is a PC and Mobile auto battler, strategy game where you are pitted against 7 other players with the same goal of being the last man standing. Each player starts with 100 health and can lower the health of other players by beating them through one on one battle. You win a battle by eliminating a players team of champions using your own crafted team. Every round, you are given the opportunity to buy and sell various champions that you can use to fight for you in battle or save to create stronger tiered units.

The complexity of…


Anime has been around for decades. Slowly transforming its artwork, themes, and music while continuing to do what it’s always done, touch people on a deeper level than most other forms of entertainment. And over time, it has continued to grow in popularity. New anime lovers are produced every day, but a common theme is a lack of direction in what anime to watch next. Some (most) start off with shows like Death Note or Sword Art Online and then have no idea where to go. Luckily for you, I’ve created a basic list of anime every beginner should watch…


With the spread of Covid-19, it has been harder than ever to not worry about finances. Pay cuts, job losses, and companies going bankrupt have not helped the average American feel safe about their money. And it is for that reason that I would like to provide you with 4 simple ways to save money over the next year.

1. Groceries

Cutting cost when grocery shopping is one of the easiest ways to save money. It takes minimal effort and really adds up over time. For example, by switching where you shop you can automatically save anywhere from $30–100 a trip. Over…


Millions of Americans have suffered financial lose during the Covid-19 pandemic and nearly everyone has been impacted in some form. Loss of job, pay cuts, medical costs, and small business struggles are a few ways this has happened. These losses have resulted in people of all generations seeking ways to make an additional income and I’m here to let you know how. Here are 4 ways you can make some extra cash during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Donate Plasma

For years I have been an advocate for donating plasma as an extra income. Most centers pay on average $40–60 per donation and have…


Lessons learned from a new dog owner

Let me start by saying I have made each and every mistake mentioned in this guide. I am not embarrassed by them because I understand that adopting a new dog can be a mixed bag of emotions and experiences that are unique to every dog and its owner. Factors that can affect the process of adding a new dog to the home include: dog breed, monetary resources, other dogs in the home, age of the dog, size of family, and house size. There is no silver bullet that will make the process easy. Like people, dogs have varying personalities, needs…


Why you should consider getting stuck today

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

Three years ago I started pursuing my masters degree and faced a glaring problem: I had no money. I received $400 a month, free housing, and a small food stipend, but overlooked the fact that I did not make enough to cover my car insurance, phone bill, and groceries for meals that were not provided. On top of this, between working for the university as a graduate assistant and completing homework for my degree, I did not have the time or ability to work a part-time job — especially since my work required 24 hour availability five days a week…

Calvin Athy

I like video games, work in higher education, and love food.

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