Robert Parmer

Bio

Robert Parmer is a freelance web writer, student of Boise State University and chef. Outside of writing and reading adamantly he enjoys creating and recording music, caring for his pet cat, and commuting by bicycle whenever possible.

6 Ways To De-Stress And Stay Calm Right Before Finals Week Hits

By Robert Parmer
We are on the cusp of what's quite possibly the most anxiety-ridden week of the year for college students. For many students, finals week is a time of absolute frustration and dread. Summer is just on the horizon, but there's still so much work to…

6 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before Switching To A Vegan Diet

By Robert Parmer
In general, I consider myself to be a health-conscious person, but last year, I realized my diet needed a total overhaul. I noticed my once refined diet had begun to slip away from me. I was content with eating meat for nearly every meal, snacking…

7 Simple Wellness Tips From Other Cultures To Help You Look Good For Summer

By Robert Parmer
Americans are the crowned kings and queens of overeating, as the US is currently the most obese country in North America, and one of the most obese places in the world. About 78 million adults and 13 million children have a BMI over 30. That's about…

Why Inclusive, LGBT-Friendly Sex Ed Is Necessary For The Younger Generation

By Robert Parmer
Youth across the US, and the entire world for that matter, deserve access to relevant, contemporary information about sex. In many cases, sex ed is still presented to students in a way that channels awkward, uncomfortable feelings of embarrassment…

5 Reasons Transgender People Are At Risk For Suicide Due To Discrimination

By Robert Parmer
November is Transgender Awareness Month, and this week is Transgender Awareness Week. This marks today as an ideal opportunity for everyone to educate themselves on promoting trans equality and boosting overall understanding. GLAAD, the…

Visiting A Nude Beach Was The Best Thing I Ever Crossed Off My Bucket List

By Robert Parmer
Recently, I decided to take the proverbial plunge. On a whim, while visiting the Portland area, I went to a nude beach located on the beautiful Willamette River. While I'm completely open to being 100 percent body positive, I'll admit I was a little…

4 Ways Spending Time Outdoors Will Give You Mental Clarity In The Office

By Robert Parmer
June is National Great Outdoors Month, which gives us all a reason to dust off our camping gear and plan an outdoor adventure. Whether it's an elaborate camping trip with friends or a simple hike, there are so many reasons for breaking the monotony…

This Year's Technology At Coachella Will Be Trippier Than Any Festival High

By Robert Parmer
It's that time of year again, and Coachella weekend is quickly approaching. Those who've planned for months and months are getting ready to step into an other-worldly, extended weekend getaway. As the festival has progressed over time, more…

These 4 Women Are Shattering Glass Ceilings In The Tech Industry

By Robert Parmer
The world of technology is changing. It’s transforming into something much more diverse. What was once viewed as a "male-dominated" niche has segued into an industry with more equal opportunity. Today is International Women’s Day, and I’d like to…

How Your Habits May Be Unknowingly Damaging Your Heart Health

By Robert Parmer
February is National Heart Month, which makes these next few weeks an excellent time of year to really analyze the ways your habits may be damaging the long-term health of your heart. Many people don't realize the severity of cardiovascular health…

8 Ways 'Dry January' Can Kickstart Your Entire Year Of Fitness

By Robert Parmer
This year, many people will conjure up some outlandish and unattainable New Year’s resolutions. While these types of goals are, in essence, a fantastic idea, they are oftentimes abandoned before the month of January is even over. But don’t fret.…

The Inventor Of 5-Hour Energy Has A Plan To Fix The World's Problems

By Robert Parmer
The solutions are here: Great inventions that generate clean energy, that make fresh water and improve our health. This is the revolutionary mindset of Manoj Bhargava, one of the most brilliant philanthropist entrepreneurs in the world today. Manoj…

3 Things You Need To Know About The Difference Between HIV And AIDS

By Robert Parmer
Today is World AIDS Day, so let’s all take a few minutes to self-educate. There are certainly many crucial facts to know about both HIV and AIDS. Becoming well versed with both is beneficial to everyone. Doing so helps end associated stigmas, and…

8 Statistics That Expose The Truth About Transgender Discrimination

By Robert Parmer
Earlier this year, the LGBTQ+ community was able to celebrate the Supreme Court's landmark decision to rule in favor of marriage equality. The decision, which was the culmination of decades of litigation and the tiring work of activists, set off…

How Artificial Neural Networks Are Changing Our Perception, Drug-Free

By Robert Parmer
Google’s Deep Dream -- or, more technically speaking, artificial neural network -- has officially gone viral. If you haven’t heard, Deep Dream is a groundbreaking new type of "digital brain." The images it produces are as mesmerizing as they are…

These Bitcoin Documentaries That Will Change Your Views

By Robert Parmer
Bitcoin: You've probably at least heard the word, or maybe you're already a fanatic. Regardless, this interesting form of currency has established a lot of credibility for itself in recent years. But, let's start from square one. A cryptocurrency is…