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Can Caffeine Decrease Productivity?

Pulling all-nighters to finish your homework, finals, work presentations. We’ve all been there – and we’re usually not alone during these late-night escapades. You’re probably accompanied by a good ol’ cup of coffee. Or perhaps some tea, a soda, an energy drink. Pick your poison.

After all, there’s nothing quite like a caffeine buzz. It’s notorious for getting you through long nights, Monday mornings, and hangovers.

But there’s a point at which too much caffeine begins having a paradoxical effect. Rather than a surge of productivity coursing through veins as you down yet another cup of coffee, research shows it may actually decrease your productivity.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #74: Francesca Louise on “Ride the Waters”

London-based folk singer-songwriter Francesca Louise has enchanted audiences with her grace, honesty, and authenticity. Her message is heartfelt and her vocals are inspiring.

Following the release of her latest single “Ride the Waters,” a soulful tune that celebrates self-empowerment, we spoke to Louise via email to learn more about her passion for music.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #73: L’Suavo Dives Into the “Deep End”

Personable and down to Earth, Florida-based pop and R&B artist L’Suavo draws from his emotions and paints with his honesty to foster an open relationship with his listeners.

Following the release of his melodic and alluring single, “Deep End,” we spoke to L’Suavo via telephone to learn more about the track and his musical roots.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #70: Maxine Ashley on “Runaway”

After diving into the music industry at 13-years-old and getting signed by Pharrell Williams just a few years later, Maxine Ashley has established herself as a fierce, independent R&B/pop artist and model.

Last month, the unbelievably down to Earth and lovable artist released her very candid single, “Runaway,” which details the rollercoaster of learning to be honest with yourself and your partner in a relationship.

Recently, we spoke to Ashley via telephone to learn more about her start in music and the story behind “Runaway.”

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Tune-In Tuesdays #65 BONUS: Be Loud With Us

Ah, nothing like a good mosh-pit-of-one to help you chill the fuck out, right? That’s why we’ve put together a playlist of our favorite alternative-rock and pop-punk music from the last 20 years.

Give our Spotify playlist listen and get loud with us!

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Tune-In Tuesdays #61: Pop-Group HAUNTER Makes Their Empowering Debut

Rocking right into the pop scene with an unmatchable level of energy and heart, the Houston-based pop-group HAUNTER graced the industry with their electrifying debut single “Love You Better” last month.

Recently, we had an empowering discussion via telephone with guitarist Enoma Asowata, vocalist Lucy Lenoire, and bassist Mark Shroeder. We shared quite a few laughs and had the chance to learn more about this brand new band.

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March is National Caffeine Awareness Month

Wake up and smell the coffee, bug buddies. March is National Caffeine Awareness month – but that doesn’t mean treating yourself to an extra cup ‘o Joe.

In fact, National Caffeine Awareness Month was initiated by the Caffeine Awareness Alliance to help promote a caffeine-free industry in 2003, according to National Today.

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