Combating the Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Have you ever noticed that as the days get shorter, and the hours of sunlight lessen, your mood shifts?  When it’s bright and sunny everyone tends to be in a cheerful mood, but when fall turns into winter and Daylight Savings Time hits, you tend to get into a funk or even a depression.  You may be…

The Pros and Cons of Comparing Yourself to Others

Comparisons are an everyday occurrence whether it is comparing in a positive way or coming from a darker place.  Did your family ever say, “Why are you comparing yourself to XYZ?”  Some schools of thought suggest that comparing is a good way to motivate you while others feel it is a road to disaster.  Wonder…

Quieting an Overactive Mind

Does this sound like you?  You are a professional woman or an entrepreneur, you have an ever-growing to do list, and your mind is always active, running on with thoughts of everything you need to do during the day, week or month.  You feel like your mind is running away from you, but you are…

Bragging vs Self-Promotion

Do you have trouble self-promoting because you feel it is too much like bragging?  As children, we are often taught that no one likes a braggart.  As a result, women may feel that they have to refrain from promoting themselves.  In the professional world, we must promote ourselves if we want to move forward.  In…

Summer Skin Care

Summer is the season to enjoy being outside, but it’s important to modify your skin care routine to accommodate the changing weather and exposure.  UVA/UVB rays are harmful all year long but are especially damaging during the summer months when our exposure levels are higher due to time spent outdoors and warmer temperatures.  Summer can cause…

How To Embrace RESILIENCE

Why is it that some people bounce back after disappointment or trauma, and others can’t seem to move past it?  Some claim we are born with resilience, but psychologists say it is not genetic.  They believe that resilience is developed over time through coping mechanisms.  It may also be linked with the amount of adult…

Collaboration Triumphs Over Competition

Let’s face it.  Women have been known to be catty and not supportive of each other.  As more and more women are in the workforce, they are encountering females who are in higher positions or are looking to get to that next level.  Times are changing so that collaboration is triumphing over competition.  Competition will…

Should You Follow Your Passion?

Is following your passion always the best answer?  Anytime you look for advice regarding a career or job position, people often say, “Follow your passion.”  What does following your passion really mean to you?  Perhaps your passion is to be a famous singer living in Beverly Hills, and receiving your annual Grammy award on the…

The Power of Summer

Why is summer such a powerful and uplifting time?  Summer, for most people, is the best time of year.  It brings thoughts of suntan lotion scented like coconut, BBQ’s, flowers and gardening, the sound of the waves at the beach and getting outside to meet new people.  We prepare for summer all year long by…

Magazine Madness!!!!

P.O.W.E.R. Introduces Its New Magazine – Online And In Print – And Discovers What It Takes To Make It Great! P.O.W.E.R. provides an online networking forum for women professionals.  We also now publish a digital and printed quarterly magazine to feature biographies, and stories of our members in different industries and professions.  Taking on any…