How Long Is a Paragraph? Tips for the Perfect Length

How Long Is a Paragraph? Tips for the Perfect Length

There are plenty of opinions out there regarding the ideal length of a paragraph. You might have heard suggestions like 5 sentences, 200 words, or some other measure. While your fifth grade Language Arts teacher surely had good intentions, in the real world, it’s...

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8 Free VPNs for Your Digital Security

8 Free VPNs for Your Digital Security

You can use a VPN (virtual private network) to bypass geographic restrictions on websites, stream audio and video, and use streaming media like Netflix or Hulu. But most importantly, a VPN can also safeguard your online security by protecting your privacy whenever you...

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Performance Review Examples, Templates, and Tips

Performance Review Examples, Templates, and Tips

Managers and employees alike tend to dread the inevitable performance review. Even if an employee is doing particularly well, the process is often bogged down by tedious documents or intimidating questionnaires. And sometimes, even if an employee aced their job...

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12 Free Username Generators

12 Free Username Generators

Usernames for the web can be fun to create, but there's actually a very important reason why all of your accounts —from your email to your bank—should use a unique username. Using the same username and password for all of your online accounts leaves you more...

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48 Online Yoga Classes to Restore Your Body and Mind

48 Online Yoga Classes to Restore Your Body and Mind

Scientific research suggests that mindful practices such as yoga and meditation can “rewire” us at the molecular level. This means that they can heal and protect us from things like harmful addictions and mental health issues. Practicing yoga can be a great way to...

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Fewer vs. Less: When to Use Each

Fewer vs. Less: When to Use Each

"Fewer" and "less" are both comparative adjectives that are used to express the opposite of more. Grammatically speaking, the two cannot be used interchangeably (though they often are). So what exactly is the difference? In...

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E-mail or Email? When to Drop the Hyphen

E-mail or Email? When to Drop the Hyphen

It's a word that you probably come across dozens (if not hundreds) of times a day, and yet when you have to spell it out yourself, there's a nagging doubt in your mind: is is spelled e-mail or email? As it turns out, both are acceptable ways to write what started as...

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Passive Voice Exercises with Answers

Passive Voice Exercises with Answers

Many teachers, editors, and grammar aficionados will insist that the passive voice should be avoided whenever possible in writing. While the passive voice is acceptable (and sometimes more realistic) in creative writing and dialogue, it is true that it tends to make...

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