Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

A lot of women question the kind of safe food to eat during pregnancy. In fact, it's easier to talk about the types of foods you should avoid during pregnancy than safe foods. There is a lot of food to avoid during pregnancy because they can be harmful to you or your developing baby. Below are the miscarriage foods to avoid during pregnancy. Delicatessen and cold meats This meat could be contaminated with Listeria, a potentially life-threatening bacteria that can cause miscarriages or even … [Read more...]

Using Sunscreen to Reduce Women’s Risk for Skin Cancer

The number of people with skin cancer in Canada is increasing annually. In fact, there are around 7,200 cases of malignant melanoma that are diagnosed every year. About 90% of these cases are caused by UV radiation by natural sunlight, or by the use of tanning beds. 11% of Canadian women use tanning beds regularly, putting themselves at higher risk. This is why it is so important to protect the skin from the sun’s rays, not only in the summer months, but also in winter. Wearing sunscreen on a … [Read more...]

Diagnosing Autism in Women — and Thriving Afterward

Most depictions of autism in the media show young boys and men struggling with the diagnosis. In well-known movies like “Rain Man” and “P.S. I Love You” as well as shows like “Parenthood,” “House,” “Boston Legal” and even “Arthur,” autists featured are exclusively male. While it is a major victory to see real and fictional autists in the media, it is disappointing that the diagnosis is seen almost entirely through a masculine lens. In truth, autism manifests differently in girls and women. It … [Read more...]

Surprise Your Girlfriend With These 10 Not-So Typical Gifts

Special occasions that your significant other is looking forward to like your anniversary, her birthday or a promotion are worth celebrating. Your partner may be the type who doesn’t need material things to make her happy; but when you show up on that day bearing something very special, it’s a guarantee that it will make the occasion a hundred percent extra special. No matter what you come up with, it’s always the thought that counts so try to make the gift as personalized as possible. Gifts … [Read more...]

Women Who Changed the World

A New Day While they don’t often get the credit for it, women have had just as much of a role shaping the world we know today as men. Society tends to only talk about the achievements of men, but even that is starting to shift as we all get a healthier perspective and appreciation for the female role. Ignoring the achievements of women today is not only nearly impossible, but foolish, as you would be missing out on a large portion of human triumphs. While our society has had a lot of ups … [Read more...]

Why Taking a Break is Good for Your Health

Are you too busy to take a break? Women’s lives are so full of responsibilities and commitments that the idea of taking time out for yourself is rarely a priority. You feel like you’ll be letting someone down or shirking your responsibility if you take a couple of days off, so you keep going regardless of how much you could do with a rest. If this pattern of behavior sounds familiar, it’s the kind of attitude women have had for centuries; putting the welfare of others before themselves and … [Read more...]

A Guide To Preparing Yourself For An Operation

Having an operation will always be daunting no matter what type of surgery it is and whether or not you have had an operation before. There are sure to be many questions and concerns that you have, and the medical team should be able to answer these questions and alleviate any concerns that you might have. You can reduce stress and speed up the recovery process by making sure that you are both physi-cally and mentally prepared for the surgery and the team will be able to advise you on how you … [Read more...]

How to Have a Great Time in London

London, the capital city of the United Kingdom, and one of the most popular destinations to visit in Europe. It’s a fabulous and diverse city that has something to offer for all visitors, regardless of interests, likes or dislikes. It’s a cultural melting pot that unites the history of the past with the innovations of today. Your trip to London has the potential to make memories that you will want to last forever, so to make sure it is memorable for the right reasons, read … [Read more...]

Steps to Take If You Are Considering A Career Change

There may come a time when you are tired of your current job position and are seeking new career opportunities, but it all seems easier said than done. While some are hoping for an instant career change, it is far more likely you will reach your goal if you work on it over a period of time, rather than making hasty decisions you could end up regretting. It would be wise to assess your current situation and give yourself the chance to explore other career paths that may be suitable. The … [Read more...]

What to Do When You’ve Outlived Your Husband

Widowhood is a feminist issue. While 14.9% of men over 65 are widowed, this number rises to 45.2% for women. Due to hundreds of years of tradition, women may have become dependent on their husbands, both financially and emotionally. In the unfortunate and regrettable event that you lose your spouse, are you ready to enter the next stage of life? Preparing yourself for this new era of independence may be daunting, but it is a necessary part of life for many women entering their golden … [Read more...]

6 Essential Dos and Don’ts After Facials You Must Follow

Signing up for some TLC for your skin? That’s awesome news. Given the amount of pollution and irritants in the atmosphere, it is becoming more crucial than ever to take care of your skin with the proper regimen at home. Side-by-side, you must go in for professional facials regularly to cleanse and nourish your skin thoroughly, so you can avoid premature signs of aging. But, to get the best results from the TLC, make sure to choose a reputable center with qualified beauticians who can perform … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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