9 At-Home Workouts You Can Do With Zero Equipment

9 At-Home Workouts You Can Do With Zero Equipment

Staying fit is a personal commitment that each person can honor in their own creative ways. Getting a gym membership and finding a workout buddy are great ways to hold yourself accountable. But what if you can’t go to the gym as often as you'd like? That doesn’t mean...

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How to Listen to Audiobooks: 4 Tips for Effective Listening

How to Listen to Audiobooks: 4 Tips for Effective Listening

Audiobooks are the busy booklover’s best friend: when you're too busy or tired to thumb the pages of a paperback, you can just press "Play" and have a book read for you! While audiobooks are a recent invention, Thomas Edison himself predicted their rise back in 1877,...

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How to Write a Contract in 9 Simple Steps

How to Write a Contract in 9 Simple Steps

Believe it or not, you don't need a network of attorneys or a Harvard law degree to write your own legal contract. Chances are, you've been asked to sign a contract at some point in your life (like when you started a new job or rented an apartment). But there may also...

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Determiners: What They Are and How to Use Them

Determiners: What They Are and How to Use Them

When communicating in English, you may notice that not all words fall neatly into the eight parts of speech (which are nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections).  One of these words that falls outside those eight...

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How to Set Up a Personal Library in 7 Steps

How to Set Up a Personal Library in 7 Steps

If you love books as much as we do, chances are you've got a growing collection. But if you don't have a designated space for all those books, you might find paperbacks popping up between your couch cushions and classic editions collecting dust under your bed. And...

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Third Person Omniscient POV: Advantages and Limits

Third Person Omniscient POV: Advantages and Limits

A great story will sweep you away into the world of its characters—from the struggles they endure, to their thought processes and reactions to everything that happens.  The point of view (POV) that a writer chooses will affect how readers experience the story. If...

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How to Write a Research Proposal: 8 Key Sections to Include

How to Write a Research Proposal: 8 Key Sections to Include

If you're a high school, college, or graduate student, you know that research papers are pretty much inevitable facts of life. So why not embrace the process and give it your best effort? Sometimes the most difficult part is getting started. The research proposal is a...

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