How to Avoid Making Snap Judgements

Life is full of situations that require us to make quick decisions and judgements.  Sometimes it is for our safety such as when we find ourselves with someone who sets off our inner radar alerting us that being with them is dangerous.  We make the judgements quickly that there is something wrong with this person…

How to Disconnect From Work While on Vacation

With information media being available 24/7 and Wi-Fi offered at most hotels and even on the airplane, it has become extremely difficult to disconnect from work so you can relax and enjoy your vacation.  Add in a competitive job market and it ramps up the stress level of being away even further.  It is easy…

How to Plan a Family Vacation with Less Stress

There is nothing like the excitement and thrill of taking a vacation with your family.  We imagine what it will be like getting away together and enjoying some special time without the distractions of daily life.  However, once you are days into the process of researching, deciding on a location and type of trip that…

P.O.W.E.R. Awards Gala a Success

And The Honorees Were…. The P.O.W.E.R. Awards Gala on May 16, 2019 at The Mansion at Oyster Bay in Woodbury, NY was a true success. Honoring women who make a difference in so many lives and seeing what they have achieved through hard work and dedication is truly an inspiration.  Our honorees were the sisters from…

P.O.W.E.R. Awards Gala to Be Held on Thursday, May 16, 2019

About Us P.O.W.E.R., Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized, is an organization which features celebrities, A-listers and everyday hardworking women from different backgrounds, cultures and who work in various industries and professions.  These women are highlighted on our website and in our quarterly magazine.  By connecting with successful professionals, and building positive relationships, there…

The Importance of Solitude

There are certain people who love spending time alone.  However, a recent study published by “Science” showed that many of us would rather give ourselves electric shocks than be by ourselves with nothing to do for 6-15 minutes.  Why?  There are definitely benefits to alone time.  Given the fact that we spend most of our time…

Women Who Inspire Us

Growing out of a small town school event in California in 1978, Women’s History Month has been observed in March since 1987, when the U.S. Congress declared it.  It is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society.  The National Women’s History Alliance chooses a theme each year.  The 2019 theme is Visionary Women:…

How to Make the Best of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day.  Just hearing the words can set off a panic button for men and women alike.  Whether you are single or in a relationship, this can be a holiday full of expectations, excitement, disappointments, stress and exhilaration all at once.  There are two factions – those of us who are not in a relationship and…

A Month by Month Guide to an Amazing 2019

We all know the benefits of planning ahead and mapping out a course for success.  When you have set your sights on a goal, it is important to chart out a plan and break it down into manageable steps.  With the new year fresh upon us, let’s prepare a monthly guide to make 2019 the…

Self-Care For the New Year

If you want 2019 to be your best year yet, it’s time to focus on yourself and make the changes needed to do just that.  Everyone talks about self-care thinking it is just going for a facial or massage once a month.  It is much more than that.  Self-care is defined as any activity that…