Staying home in self-quarantine is critical right now so we can stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Many of us have no choice but to work from home and therefore are spending our time surrounded by our families. This dramatic increase in time spent together coupled with our feelings of anxiety and fear can
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magine seeing a poster today that reads “Convicts, Lunatics and Women. Have No Vote in Parliament…” This was written by Emily J. Harding Andrews during the Women’s Suffrage in England c. 1908-1917 and can be seen at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. Women’s suffrage was a pivotal moment in the battle for equality,
So many of us plan for the future and our retirement and do not enjoy the present. It is time to stop putting happiness on hold and start enjoying “now.” Of course you are working towards your dreams, but you need to stop waiting for things to be perfect before you allow yourself to enjoy
The start of a new calendar year is the perfect time to let go of any hurt, negativity or regrets that developed over the past year. Starting fresh and letting go will release you from the negative thoughts and feelings that may have dragged you down. Yes, it can be hard to forgive and change
It’s that time of year again to make the rounds at holiday parties with family, friends and co-workers. Parties in general should be times for fun, relaxation and laughter. However, holiday parties can bring out your social anxiety, making you feel like you are being judged for your appearance, personality and social skills. Often, you
November is a transitional month that comes between fall and winter. We see the change from beautifully colored leaves to bare trees; new officials have been elected to replace others; the hours of daylight get shorter and temperatures get cooler. For some of us, transition and change are frightening and life adjustments are difficult to
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Many are working full time, running a household, caring for their children and trying to fit in some leisure time. These women are from all different backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities. They work in different industries and professionals from entrepreneurs, doctors, lawyers, contractors, educators, employees and employers.