Women and Alcohol: A Complex Issue

Alcohol has been a staple of Western culture for centuries. Intoxication is so commonplace nowadays that you would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t have a story about it. It’s considered typical to go on a drinking binge every Saturday night, or even to indulge in a glass of wine every day. Men tend to be the ones associated with drinking problems. Until recently most people in rehabilitation centers were male, and women only rehab was a hardly a thing. This trend remained stable … [Read more...]

7 Ways To De-Stress

Life is full of little (and big) stresses that can turn what should be a joyful moment into an uncomfortable one. Some stresses are truly inevitable and are just a part of life, but others are unnecessary and can make us feel bad when there is no need to feel that way. Here are some great ways to make yourself less stressed so that you can focus on the important things in life and not worry so much about it. Time Block Feeling overwhelmed and as though you are never going to get everything … [Read more...]

R.E.S.T. Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser – SEPT 22 in Brampton

R.E.S.T is having it’s first annual walk-a-thon to raise awareness on youth homelessness, specifically in the city of Brampton, ON. A Walk In My shoes will advocate for the need of developing supports to aid those who fall in between the gaps, especially in the city of Brampton where there are no current long-term supports for this population. This fundraiser will be an experiential walk where those who participate will receive front-line knowledge on youth homelessness, and gain first-hand … [Read more...]

FINDING YOUR WAY WHEN LIFE CHANGES YOUR PLANS, V. LAKSHMI

  A Celebration of Women™ elated to announce ....   A Memoir of Adoption, Loss of Motherhood and Rediscovering Home     Book Release: FINDING YOUR WAY WHEN LIFE CHANGES YOUR PLANS, V. LAKSHMI   V. LAKSHMI, an international award-winning photographer, has owned and run a photography business in the Midwestern United States for eight years and counting. Through her camera lens, she has developed a unique perspective and now weaves her vision into … [Read more...]

10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own

Makeup is one of those things that comes natural to some women, while others might feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of products on the market. And nobody can blame them, really – it is very hard to choose something when there are dozens of variants of mascara and eyeliners. So, to save you from any potential feelings of frustration, we have compiled a short list of must-have beauty products that are easy to find and totally portable. Here are ten beauty products that every woman should … [Read more...]

Using Gadgets To Maintain Good Health

If you are determined to maintain good health, it is important that you have everything working in your favor. You need to be on the lookout for opportunities to make your life easier, not harder. In order to achieve this, it is vital that you are open to the many benefits of bringing gadgets into your life. Don’t worry; you don’t have to be a technical genius to make this work. Simply take on board the following ten tips. Hopefully, they will help you on your way towards a better life, a … [Read more...]

How Long Does Breakthrough Bleeding Last?

When a woman has breakthrough bleeding, she’ll get worried that something is wrong with her baby. Thankfully, breakthrough bleeding is nothing to be concerned about and it can happen to any woman. How Long Does Breakthrough Bleeding Last? The main issue with trying to pinpoint the length of breakthrough bleeding is that it doesn’t occur in every woman. In fact, breakthrough bleeding can occur when: * A woman gets pregnant. * A woman is on birth control or other forms of … [Read more...]

Best Wellness Tips For Women

As women, we all need our time out to rest and recoup from everyday life. However, in the vast majority of women, time is spent more on taking care of others with very little recovery time for ourselves. As women, we are naturally persistent and driven, but who claims that power women should not relax? Apart from appointments, meetings, family, and career we often forget one thing: a little bit of me-time. Just switch off and enjoy the little wellness moments of everyday life. Here are some … [Read more...]

How Can Online Therapy Help Me Get Through a Breakup?

A breakup can be challenging to go through, regardless of how long you’ve been together. If you’ve been together with your partner for years, the sudden life change is not only tough to deal with, but when combined with other emotions you’re feeling, it can be debilitating. Even if your relationship just lasted a few weeks, there are circumstances where it can be difficult to cope with. For example, if the relationship was your first in a long time, or ever, it can be a blow to your … [Read more...]

How To Become The Best Version Of Yourself

In life, it is important to have goals and aspirations. Instead of settling for less, you should always be striving for more. If you are wondering what goals you should focus on, why not start with becoming the best version of yourself? This covers all areas of your life and will help you to make improvements across the board. Don’t worry, transforming your lifestyle doesn’t have to be as hard as it sounds. Below are five steps that will guide you through the process. Identify areas for … [Read more...]

Dealing With Your Lack Of Self Confidence

When a person is unable to be confident in their abilities and themselves, they are noted to be someone who has a lack of self-confidence. No matter how much a person states they are confident, if they truly are not, it is easy for those who are around that person to determine otherwise. Mentally and physically, people can see just how unsure a person may be of themselves. With some assistance and perhaps mentoring, a person who lacks confidence can learn to be confident once more. It is not … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Work Appropriate Perfume

Choosing the right perfume for work is very tricky. On the one hand, you want to smell incredible and feel good about yourself. On the other, you need to avoid being too provocative with the fragrances you rock as well as making others uncomfortable with those that are too strong. There are no definite rules to follow when it comes to work-appropriate perfumes. You are free to choose fragrances that you genuinely love from a vast catalogue of options available today. There are, however, some … [Read more...]

4 Ways To Get Your Love Life Back After Pregnancy

When you get pregnant, your whole world gets turned upside down. There are things you learn every day and when you feel your child in your stomach for the first time, you feel like you will melt and that you will cry your eyes out. The catch with pregnant women is that they go through so many hormonal changes and it is no wonder that they sometimes look totally different from the women you knew before. There are so many things that change in their lives—they gain weight and they change their … [Read more...]

Anxiety and Stress Reduction through Writing Diaries or Journals

Most people are affected by stress and anxiety to an extent that their health deteriorates. However, some methods can be used to deal with the situation before it becomes a problem. These methods range from exercising to expressing the emotions through writing. According to research, those who write Cartas de amor to their partners and friends have a better chance of relieving any stress that is within them. On the other hand, writing diaries and journals has also been considered one of the best … [Read more...]

The 5 Most Common Accidents to Happen at Work

Business owners have to be on top of everything to ensure that their company runs to the best of its ability, but there is inevitably going to be times when something slips through the cracks. In many instances, this is in the area of health and safety and comes in a variety of forms, including accidents and injuries. With that in mind, it pays to know what the most common accidents at work are. It can help business owners to understand better the areas where accidents and injuries are more … [Read more...]

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