National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Poor self-esteem and body image along with dieting fads and fat shaming appear to be the strongest contributing factors to eating disorders currently affecting 20 million women and 10 million men in America. The most common disorders are anorexia nervosa, binge eating...

Finding the Right Fit

Finding the Right Fit

Interviewing can be as nerve-wracking as dating. And just like dating you are trying to figure out if you are compatible. A good match is based on authenticity. It’s based on what you are really like. Not your idealized version of yourself. Not clever marketing on a...

World Day of Social Justice

World Day of Social Justice

The United Nations (UN) outlines their February 20th observance of World Day of Social Justice with this explanation: “Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social...

Mother Teresa: Caring for the Unloved

Mother Teresa: Caring for the Unloved

She was an ordinary woman with doubts, weaknesses and inner struggles; however, she lived for what she believed was right, not minding the critics. Her disciplined and visionary stance made way for her. She was undaunted despite the difficulties encountered as she...

Are We Winning the Fight Against Heart Disease?

Are We Winning the Fight Against Heart Disease?

February is the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red against heart disease month. The Go Red acronym stands for Get Checked, Own your lifestyle, Realize your risk, Educate your family, and Don’t be silent (spread awareness).   According to the AHA, heart disease...

Go Red for Women!

Go Red for Women!

The month of February isn’t only known for its day of roses and chocolates, but also for its month-long awareness campaign for cardiovascular disease. The entire month is referred to as American Heart Month, and the first Friday of each February is known as National...

5 Steps to Keeping Your “New Year, New Me” Motivation

5 Steps to Keeping Your “New Year, New Me” Motivation

Here we are, the first week of February. You’ve had a month of the “new year, new me” attitude, but you’re starting to notice that your motivation is dwindling. You were so eager to accomplish those goals but now see yourself reverting to your old routines. ...

Breaking Through the Cycle of Addiction

Breaking Through the Cycle of Addiction

Addictions pave the way for us to drown out our pain. While the primary focus of addiction is associated with drugs and alcohol, people can develop addictions to other things such as food, shopping, gambling, excessive exercise, even physical love from anyone who will...

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