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  • Post-traumatic growth—hope after trauma

    For years we’ve heard about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) but there’s a growing body of research that indicates that horribly stressful events in many cases can lead to growth not a downward slide into depression and despair.

    Scientists have documented post-traumatic growth...

  • Don't let stress sabotage your goals

    Stress seems ever present in 21stcentury life. Since it’s a fact of life we’d all better figure out how we’re going to handle it. Otherwise, it’s going to slow us down or derail our business and personal goals.

    Plus, stress is a health risk. Many well-respected studies link...

  • Will Ergonomic Office Design Increase Productivity?

    The word "ergonomic" may not be one that you toss around during your lunch hour at work, but the meaning behind it is definitely something that people strive to have at their place of business. Ergonomic basically speaks to creating the kind of environment that will be comfortable for...

  • Manicube.com Delivers Manicures to Business Women

    Some of the wisest inventions that are made as it relates to business and commerce are the ones that play a direct role in making people's lives easier. Just think about it. Do people go through fast food restaurants because the food is four-star or because they don't feel like cooking and it'...

  • Health corner: excessive sweating is a medical condition

     It’s summer and for many of us we’re suffering through a heat wave right now.  That means when we’re out we’re perspiring a whole lot more than we usually do.  In fact I came home from walking the dog this afternoon, and I was drenched in sweat.  I also looked at my dog and he...

  • Know Your Rights: Breast Cancer and the Workplace

    So, you've recently found out that you have breast cancer and, as if you don't already have a ton that's on your mind and plate, you've still got to muster up the energy (and sometimes even the motivation) to go to work every day and deal with the demands that are there. You don't want to be...

  • Five Tips for Taking Care of your Health

    Women approaching middle age have challenges in terms of staying fit, strong, and healthy, taking care of nutrition, and having a wellness-focused lifestyle. Common stressors at this age (35 to 55) include family issues (caring for children and/or...

  • Top Health Issues for Aging Women

    They say that wine only gets better with time and honestly, when it comes to the maturity of a woman, this resolve also applies. While women are naturally beautiful in their own right at any age, there's nothing like the confidence and peace of mind that seems to come only with the passing of...

  • 6 Health Tips for Successful Businesswomen

    As a successful business woman, you know that feeling healthy and energetic can not only help you to perform at your best at work, but feel great too. Juggling a successful business, home life, and social life, along with a hectic schedule can be stressful enough without added burden of a...

  • Top Seven Scary Ingredients in Supermarket Foods

    The human body has evolved to be a lean, mean, athletic machine, and we are  suited to being strong, fit, and consuming whole foods like grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes, fish and lean meats. While I am not against the occasional bubble gum, cheesecake, or potato chips for me and the kids,...

  • 7 Tips to Prevent Bullying

    If you're a mom, mentor, or involved in the classroom, you know the importance of maintaining a decent, respectful, positive, safe, and supportive environment for all students. Bullying can happen to children, teens, and young adults who do not get along well with others, who are "less popular...

  • Don't Just Settle - Make it Meaningful, Happy, and Deeply Satisfying

    I am always a proponent of upgrading your lifestyle in as many ways as possible. I believe that for the sake of mental health, sanity, and security, we each deserve to follow our intuition, treat ourselves well, and look after our own best interests. If we focus on...

  • What I Wish for, and What I Pledge to Work Towards

    1) Respectful, loving, patient, and harmonious family relations

    2) Abundant food, clear water, clean air, good soil, and a veggie & fruit garden

    3) Bills that are paid in full

    4) The ability to do good work for causes that I care about

    5) Close friends...

  • Top 5 Best Girlfriend Getaways

     

    Disappearing for a weekend away with the girls isn’t just for college kids anymore:  an increasing number of women over the age of twenty-five are seeking quick getaways from their partners and kids to spend time with just their girlfriends for a few days of adventure and relaxation...

  • How a Good Night's Sleep Makes You Happier, Healthier, and More Productive

     

    The dawn of the twenty-first century has shown an increase in fast-paced, technologically-impacted lifestyles that often leave people open to more stress than ever before.  There is so much more to do and places to go, more to find surfing the internet, more to watch on television...

  • Hearty, Easy 5-Minute Meals

    I’d like to share with you some of my hearty, easy 5-minute meals that I love to prepare when I’m in the middle of a busy day.

    Prep ingredients before the week starts and have everything ready for your meals: just assemble and go.

    Lola's Fruit Salad
    My...

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