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How to Support a Family Member When They are Struggling

Sometimes for no fault of their own, family members can start to struggle for one reason or another. While in most cases they will be able to deal with problems themselves and move on, sometimes they need additional support. This is the time when they need their friends and more importantly, their family around them. But how can you begin to support a member of your family that are struggling? Don’t Ignore it If you see a family member and they’re acting a little strange, or not quite … [Read more...]

Helpful Domestic Violence Resources

For many years, domestic violence wasn't taken seriously. Unfortunately, sometimes the victims of domestic violence weren't believed until it was too late. Domestic violence still occurs, but by raising public awareness, victims now have a voice, resources and options. There is still a long way to go, and many more victims who fear coming forward and speaking out, but knowing what help is available and where to go can give you some peace of mind. Hope is the candle in the darkness, and armed … [Read more...]

5 Excellent Benefits of Collagen Peptides for Women

Let's start off by understanding that collagen is one of the most abundant forms of protein present in the body and is responsible for maintaining the health of hair, skin, and nails. It works as a cement that maintains the elasticity of the skin and holds the skin tissue together. Thus, it becomes important to talk about the benefits of collagen as it has become a buzzword in the health industry. This article deals with letting you know some of the health benefits of using collagen peptides. … [Read more...]

What To Do When You’re Feeling Low

It can be a very discouraging and frustrating time in your life when you’re feeling low and not like your usual self. The upside to these circumstances is that there are measures you can take to help pick yourself back up so that you can quickly get to a better place. What you need to do is avoid sitting around feeling sorry for yourself and assuming that your situation will never turn around. Keep in mind that emotions are temporary and hopefully, your wave of uneasiness will soon pass with … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Women Need Friends

When a woman has friends, she tends to keep those friends for life, unless a major falling out occurs. The bond between females in friendship is massively strong and can outlast many other different types of relationships. In fact, studies have shown that women need friends in order to live a happy, healthy life. Here are some of the reasons why this is the case. 1. Reduces Stress When women have friends, it is good for them in both the physical and emotional sense. It is easy to become … [Read more...]

Vaping and women’s beauty?

Myths about female smoking Light ladies' cigarettes do not harm the body so much. This is absolutely not true because the harm of smoking is caused not only by nicotine, dozens of hazardous substances are contained in cigarette smoke, regardless of their strength. The reduced nicotine content is compensated by the smoker unconsciously - they become deeper than puffs, poisonous smoke lingers longer inside the lungs. The addiction does not weaken from switching to light cigarettes, and by … [Read more...]

What Neck Pain Means to the Female Body

Believe it or not, men and women have different anatomies. While that doesn’t much impact how we think — or how we function in the workplace — it certainly does impact how we physically feel and the types of medical attention we need. The most obvious example is gynecology: Women need annual check-ups to ensure their reproductive systems are healthy and functioning appropriately, whereas men have no such dedicated doctor and require reproductive check-ups much less frequently. Another good … [Read more...]

Women at Higher Risk of Alcohol’s Dangerous Effects

Having a drink – or two, three or four – is not an unusual activity in our everyday lives. There are happy hours after work, brunch, lunch and dinner cocktails, family get-togethers, and friends’ celebrations to attend where alcohol is prevalent. Not to mention relaxing at home with a bottle of wine or a pitcher of margaritas. Problem is, drinking too much alcohol over a long period of time can spell health trouble…particularly for women. Unfortunately – glass for alcoholic glass – women … [Read more...]

The Importance of GPA: 3 Methods to Calculate It Quickly

If you’re in high school or college, you’ve likely heard of the abbreviation GPA. This stands for grade point average. It’s one of the ways that students are evaluated in high school and college. GPA is definitely more important when you’re in college, but you should pay some attention to it earlier on. You might be wondering why your GPA is important and what you will use it for. In short, your GPA shows your university and your potential employers how well or how poorly you’re working. A … [Read more...]

How to Use Your Time More Wisely

One of the most frequently talked about problems in modern life is lack of time. People’s lives are so full of career and family responsibilities that there seems to be very little time left for anything else but eating and sleeping, and even those don’t always get the time they deserve. If you’ve found yourself wishing you had more time, you’re far from the only one! The problem is that time is the one constant in life, and we all have precisely the same amount every day. It might feel like … [Read more...]

Nushu – a 19th Century Chinese Woman’s Silent Rebellion

19th century China was not a particularly pleasant place for women. Much of their existence has been summarized in the book, Snow flower and the Secret Fan, by Lisa See. This was the age of foot-binding (large feet were considered ugly), as early as age seven – a painful method of curling toes under the foot and walking on them until they broke and were permanently bent under. It was an age in which young girls were promised to men, primarily as a result of financial arrangements between … [Read more...]

Preparing Yourself to Protect Your Loved Ones and Your Home

Violence against women presents itself in many ways. After the recent #MeToo campaign, it was estimated that as many as 80% of American women have been either sexually harassed or assaulted. At present, homicide is rated as the fifth most common cause of death of women between the ages of 18 and 44 with more than 50% of these deaths occurring at the hands of a current or previous boyfriend, husband or intimate partner. Taking these harrowing figures as well as the prevalence of home invasions … [Read more...]

Be Financially Prepared for Retirement

We all want to retire eventually, but being retired is not devoid of financial worries and concerns. Retirement requires planning and saving to set yourself for the future. What’s alarming is that roughly 66% of Americans worry about if they will ever be able to save up enough money to fund their retirement. Unfortunately, too many people push off saving for their retirement life event until it is too late. The good thing is, even if you are already in your 50's and still work full-time, … [Read more...]

The Most Common Challenges Women Encounter in Business

Women have been fighting for equality since the dawn of time. Although women are much better off than they were in the past, there are still some inequalities. Those inequalities can make running a business difficult. Find out about the most common challenges encountered by women. 1. Moving Past Typical Stereotypes When you attend a seminar or networking event, you might notice a lack of women. Many of your interactions are likely to be with men. This puts you at a disadvantage. When … [Read more...]

How to Get Back to Your Best Self After an Injury at Work

Work-related injuries can occur due to a wide variety of reasons. Perhaps you tried to put a box back up onto a shelf and the ladder broke. Perhaps parts of the ceiling or scaffolding fell on you, or perhaps you just slipped on ice managed on a sidewalk that is managed by your company. Injuries can range from minor to life-changing, but regardless of how serious your injury is there is one thing that should stay the same – your attitude. With a great attitude you can get back to your best self, … [Read more...]

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