The Truth About Sleep

The Truth About Sleep

The Truth About Sleep

It’s no surprise that most of us don’t get as much sleep as we would like. We consider it a luxury, something to look forward to and indulge in on the weekends. We take it for granted and skimp out on good rest for “one more chapter!,” or to cram for a test. Or, much more likely, squeezing in that last episode (or season) of your favorite Netflix show for the night. But the truth is that hitting that REM cycle is as much of a luxury as food and water. A solid night’s rest is not only important for our bodies to recuperate energy, our skin to rejuvenate, and our immune systems to reboot, but it is also critical for: Continue reading “The Truth About Sleep”

How To Use That School Subject in Real Life

This Tutor in Tinseltown blog article by Stephanie Ortega provides students with real-world applications to certain subjects covered in the STEM courses they are taking in school. I get asked very often "when will I use this subject in real life?" so I hope this article can be helpful to students feeling frustrated.

How To Use That School Subject in Real Life

“But when am I going to use this subject in real life?!”

It’s wild and a bit disappointing how often I get this one frustrated, groaning complaint from all my students! And unfortunately, it’s usually referring to the STEM classes. You know… Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Yes, the ones you probably think are absolutely dreadful, and which I consider the most fun. Part of me gets a little sad when I hear this frustrated question. But to be honest, another little part of me gets happy! Continue reading “How To Use That School Subject in Real Life”