How to Take Control of your next Home Renovation

Renovating a home can be a daunting task, especially if you’re new to the field of home improvement. However, you don’t need to be an expert to manage a renovation. Don’t sign control over to a building manager or foreman – it’s your home and should reflect your ambition and creativity. When it’s time to get stuck in with your home renovation, here’s how you can take charge and make sure the whole project goes smoothly. 1. Plan Before you start ringing around for quotes and references, sit … [Read more...]

Why Marriage Counseling Isn’t Just for Marriages in Crisis

Marriage counseling is something that a lot of people have benefited from doing, however it is also something that for many carries a bit of a stigma. Some people don't consider counseling at all, because they think of it as a last resort thing for couples with severe problems, and that it is not something they currently need because their relationship is fairly good. Others suspect that the problems they do have could be helped by attending sessions, but feel like going to counseling would be … [Read more...]

Women Who Work Hard Play Hard – Now It Is Time to Relax

One of the most common personality traits among women who are overachievers is that they work hard, yes, but they play hard as well. Literally everything they do calls for 150% effort and at some point, it’s just time to take a step off the treadmill for a quick breather, and then back at it. However, without that time of recharging, you find that everything you do begins to slow down to a halt and you are going to be forced to take a break ready or not, like it or not. This year, why not plan … [Read more...]

Creating the Perfect Office Space for a Hard Working Woman

Whether you work from home full time, or just bring work home from the office occasionally, it’s a good idea to have a separate office space. Having your own office area makes it easy to leave work behind at the end of the day. It’s also a fantastic way to make sure you stay organized and motivated. Letting your office reflect your personality with some cool feminine touches can help you feel comfortable and relaxed, as well as confident and successful. Here are some great tips to help make sure … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, MARCH 20

This campaign is a global celebration to mark the United Nations International Day of Happiness. It is coordinated by Action for Happiness, a non-profit movement of people from 160 countries, supported by a partnership of like-minded organizations. A profound shift in attitudes is underway all over the world. People are now recognising that 'progress' should be about increasing human happiness and wellbeing, not just growing the economy. March 20 has been established as the annual … [Read more...]

How to Know if Your Intuition Is Steering You in the Right Direction

Some believe intuition to be completely made up, a concept verging on mysticism in some cases. I don't. I believe intuition is a strong guide that can assist you in day to day decisions. In many cases, intuition is here to kick you in the gut and show you in subtle, and sometimes not so subtle, ways that you are off or on the right track. But it can be difficult to discern whether your intuition is right or simply playing tricks on you. In this article, I'm going to give your clear signs that … [Read more...]

Why We Need More Women in Leadership Positions

There has been significant progress for women in many arenas over the past 20 years, especially in education. Since the 1990s, women have outnumbered men in college enrollment and college completion rates. Women are also more likely to continue their education after college. This gender disparity has led to a majority of women enrolling and graduating from law school, medical school, dental school, and more. There have also been breakthroughs for women with regard to managerial positions and … [Read more...]

Why Finance Needs More Women

It’s no surprise that the world of finance is male dominated, especially at the leadership level. While there are lots of women graduating from college with finance degrees, there still aren’t as many women CEOs and women on Wall Street as you might think. In fact, 4.4% of Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies have female CEOs, according to Catalyst. While about 74% of the industry's assets are run by men alone, only 2% of these assets are handled by women alone. The remaining 14% is made up by a … [Read more...]

Giving Girls in Uganda an Equal Chance

“I want to be a nurse.” This comment was made in response to my age old question of, “What would you like to be when you grow up?” I’ve asked this question to children in the United States, but this time I was in Uganda, speaking with a 14-year-old girl, Malacondia, who attends St. Luke’s Primary School in the northern part of Uganda, near the border with South Sudan. The school educates children from Uganda as well as refugees from South Sudan, displaced by the horrific unrest there. Not … [Read more...]

How to Ensure You Get All the Nutrients You Need in Your Diet

What you eat could serve as natural medicine for your body every day, or it could be toxic to your body. Eating unhealthy foods that are loaded with preservatives, artificial ingredients, fat, cholesterol, sugar, and salt will be detrimental to your overall health, while consuming foods that are packed with nutrients and that come from nature will help your body thrive. Continue reading to learn about the foods that you should be eating to ensure all of your nutritional requirements are met in … [Read more...]

Top Career Advice and Tips for Women, from Women

For many women trying to reach the top, working twice as hard and showing higher qualifications is still necessary. While the market has changed a lot in recent years and we now (almost) have equal opportunities at the office for men and women, companies still favor men than women in many cases. The situation doesn’t mean you can’t climb the corporate ladder higher and faster though. In fact, having a bright and successful career is something you can achieve once you start applying the tips … [Read more...]

The Top U.S. Cities for Girls’ Getaways

Every woman needs to go on a fun, relaxing girly vacation at least once in their lives. Whether you’re jetting off with sisters, your best friend, or a group of your best girlfriends, taking a girly break away allows you to get away from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life and catch up with some of your closest friends. Girls’ holidays are a great opportunity to party and let your hair down a little bit, get pampered, and make some awesome memories that you’ll never forget. If you’ve … [Read more...]

ACN: Association for Comprehensive NeuroTherapy

In the same way that many nonprofits have their beginnings, the Association for Comprehensive NeuroTherapy (ACN) began with the effort of one person’s dedicated passion. Sheila Rogers DeMare, MS, started ACN in 1996 to inform families on how diet, the immune system, nutritional imbalances, chemical exposures, and allergies can affect neurological conditions. Natural and Integrative Approaches to Neurological and Behavior Problems She says, “I soon found myself in the role of … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why It’s Great to Be Pregnant at the Beach

Many pregnant women make the assumption that they can’t go to the beach while they are pregnant, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, there are a host of great benefits that you can derive from going to the beach while you are pregnant, and a few of the reasons why you should not hold yourself back from having some fun in the sun are listed below. 1. There Are So Many Adorable Things You Can Wear These days, maternity clothes are comfortable and attractive, and there … [Read more...]

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