Andrea Sokolowski
Sustainable make-up made easy

Sustainable make-up made easy

The cosmetic industry is huge. Fom make up, to skin care, to hair products, millions of products are sold every year. So it can be hard to know which brands are safest–for both our bodies and our planet. Some cosmetics, although generally safe, have even been “linked...

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Presents for guys under $50

Presents for guys under $50

Whether it’s a boyfriend, a dad, grandpa, great-grandpa or a friend, buying presents for men can be hard. Yet, every year at Christmas time, it’s the same battle: finding the perfect gift to buy for them that they are actually going to like. Consider your woes a thing...

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Holiday budgeting: Student edition

Holiday budgeting: Student edition

The holiday season is one of giving, but it can easily also become the season of spending. From buying presents, to surviving school, to possible holiday vacations – the money always runs tight as the holidays approach students. I asked NAIT students and alumni for...

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How sleep and mental health are connected

How sleep and mental health are connected

 We have all had those days. We go to bed early with the best intention of getting a good night’s sleep, but it just doesn’t happen. We lie down to be met with anxiety, worries, tossing and turning, rapid heartbeat and a nervous feeling in our chest. There’s...

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How to remain positive during the winter

How to remain positive during the winter

With the days getting shorter and the temperatures dropping, everything can start to seem like you’re looking at the world through a pair of dark coloured lenses — gloomy and depressing. Growing up in Edmonton, I certainly start to feel the winter blues every time...

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Lifelong learning at NAIT

Lifelong learning at NAIT

After graduating NAIT, education and connection doesn’t need to end. The NAIT Alumni association offers an opportunity to build careers to new heights with a series of lifelong learning events. NAIT grads can discover new ways to advance skills through a variety of...

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How to save on holiday travel

How to save on holiday travel

Despite costs rising and inflation, it is actually quite possible to dip your toes in the ocean and bake in the sun at an affordable cost. By following these seven ways, you’re bound to save money for the holidays in no time. 1.   Book early The key is to book...

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Best holiday movies

Best holiday movies

The holidays can always be a busy time for us all, but what better way to unwind after a long day of buying presents than to cuddle up by a fire and watch some Christmas movies? Growing up this was always one of my favorite activities to do. It’s fun to see how other...

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Hot chicken to try near NAIT

Hot chicken to try near NAIT

Just because the weather has cooled down doesn’t mean your chicken has to. Salt, spice and crunch are a couple elements that many people look for when finding the perfect chicken. And thankfully, in Edmonton there’s many places to try. Here is my top favourite places...

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