5 Things Every Woman Should do At Least Once in Her Lifetime

The saying goes that ‘life is but a twinkling of an eye’ and for this reason, it’s important that you live it the best way that you can. You can become so busy working, trying to pay bills, and striving to make a difference that you often forget to take the time out to live a little. Living could mean seeking new experiences, visiting new places or challenging yourself to do things that are out-of-the-box. Since you only have one life to live, you should consider doing a few unconventional … [Read more...]

6 Famous Women Who Speak Many Languages

The ability to speak more than one language is a vital skill in many areas of business, sport, and entertainment – after all, people are always much more receptive to what is being said when the speaker is using their own language. A person who is multilingual is known as a polyglot, but you won't only find them among the ranks of diplomats or interpreters; in fact, some of the world's most famous women can speak fluently in several languages, as these six examples show. Audrey … [Read more...]

Simple Strategies For Becoming More Independent

As a woman, it’s not always easy to get on your own two feet in a world that seems to be kinder toward men. What you need are strategies for becoming more independent and the self-assurance that you’ll be okay alone if you have to be. Being independent doesn’t mean you have to go through life all on your own, but that you’re willing and able to make decisions based on your individual logic and reasoning. You aren’t afraid to go against the crowd and do what’s best for you when you’re … [Read more...]

What to Do After an Accident at Work

Every employer has a legal responsibility to safeguard their employees’ health and safety on site. After all, no-one should expect to experience a work-related injury or illness. It is therefore important for employees to take appropriate action following the event and to learn more about their rights. Find out what to do after an accident at work. Receive a Full Medical Assessment The first thing you must do is receive medical attention for the injury or illness sustained at work, even if … [Read more...]

4 Ways That Women Can Help Other Women

Women should always try to help other women. Help in life, in the home, at work, and in general. Women have to face a lot of problems, so knowing that there are people out there who understand, who are going through the same issues, and who have advice is something that can boost confidence and push them forward into becoming someone they’ve always aspired to be. With this said, what are the ways that a woman can help other women? Don’t Judge Women are judged – rightly or wrongly – all … [Read more...]

What Makes a Confident Woman?

A confident woman is a successful woman. A confident woman is a happy woman. A confident woman is the kind of woman who can take over the world – if she chooses to. The point is, being a confident woman can open all sorts of doors, and make life a lot more interesting. What is it that makes a confident woman? They’re Not Perfect Being a confident woman does not mean being perfect. It simply means that they embrace their flaws and either live with them without letting them be a concern, or … [Read more...]

Raising Kids to Believe in Gender Equality

Everywhere you look there are issues of gender equality: the thousands of protesters rallying against the pay gap, the lack of paternity leave for fathers, the messages displayed on our children’s clothing. It’s no wonder our kids grow up believing boys don’t cry and girls have little else to aspire to than achieving a perfect appearance. On the whole, our interpretation of gender is rooted in socially constructed ideas that can be harmful or limiting to children. Considering most kids form … [Read more...]

Five factors stopping you from reaching your goals

In life, we all have goals or dreams that we aspire to. Women face more challenges than most. In fact, many women are guilty of putting their own aims to one side, while pursuing the needs of your family or spouse first. From childcare to elderly relatives and maintaining a work-life balance, it can take precedence over your own goals or ambitions. Yet, it doesn’t have to be too late for you to step out on your own. While it’s just not fair that there are a lot of extra challenges in your way, … [Read more...]

How You Can Have a Solid Home Living Situation After Serving in the Military

Housing costs are the biggest expense that most people have, and rents and mortgage costs continue to go up. If you find yourself shopping for a new apartment to live in every few years or have a mortgage that is too expensive, there are ways to get your living situation stable. First, you need to be a member of the military or a person who has been honorably discharged, or you have to be the spouse of a service member to qualify for VA loan refinancing. Whether you’re a single woman looking for … [Read more...]

4 Things Successful Self-Employed Women Do Differently

As every woman has their own definition of success, there are certain actions and traits successful women in the world share. The female mindset is focused on the success and everything they need to achieve that. With 2016 considered as the “year where feminism and entrepreneurialism forces aligned,” it is now the golden age of female entrepreneurship as the rate of growth is at least 70% higher than it was in 1998. Due to the significant rise of entrepreneurship trends in women, it has … [Read more...]

Why Women Lack Energy For Work & Play

How do you know if your low energy is caused by underlying disease or is the result of lifestyle factors, stress, poor diet, lack of sleep, or normal aging? Or is there something else going on? Although it is common, fatigue can be one of the more frustrating symptoms of menopause. It can negatively impact many aspects of a woman's personal and professional life, and it can even take its toll on her overall health. Fortunately, by better understanding its causes, women can treat this … [Read more...]

Writing a Mission Statement for Nonprofit That Stands Out

Nonprofits have helped women find their place in society, but their work is never done. It is imperative that nonprofits continue to do all that good work and raise awareness about the most important and crucial issues. In order to be able to do that, every nonprofit needs to have a clear and well thought out mission statement. Its goal is to explain why your nonprofit organization exists in the first place. This is important, because if nobody knows about the mission, nobody is going to … [Read more...]

Taking the Stress Out of Moving

Moving can be a very stressful event for all involved. Packing up your entire life and moving to a different location can interrupt your everyday life in a big way. While there will always be stress during a move, there are some ways that you can limit the feeling of being stressed out. Today, we are going to learn some ways to cope with stress so that your next move will be much easier. Hiring the Right Moving Company A great way to feel less stressed during your move is to get some … [Read more...]

UN Women Executive Director visits Ukraine

During her first official visit to Ukraine, from 8-10 June, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is meeting with government officials, parliamentarians, donors, women's groups, internally displaced women and other women facing multiple forms of discrimination. Her visit comes at a crucial time for Ukraine when the country addresses the effects of the on-going armed conflict and implementing an ambitious national reform agenda. At her meetings, the Executive Director is highlighting … [Read more...]

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