Teen Suicide: The Topic Nobody Wants to Talk About

Suicide (i.e., taking one's own life) is a serious public health problem that affects even young people. For youth between the ages of 10 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death. It results in approximately 4600 lives lost each year. The top three methods used in suicides of young people include firearm (45%), suffocation (40%), and poisoning (8%). Deaths from youth suicide are only part of the problem. More young people survive suicide attempts than actually die. A nationwide … [Read more...]

8 Female Industries That Need To Be Supported

Women are still vastly outnumbered in many industries, but there are also plenty of female-friendly fields. Not only are there more female-led fields than ever before, but women are making ways in traditionally male-dominated industries, especially in the professional realm. Why is Supporting Female-Friendly Industries Important? Supporting female-friendly industries is more than just a way to sell products; it's also a way to support and encourage women who are making changes in … [Read more...]

Should Gender Bias in Pain Management Stop?

What is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain is usually caused by an initial injury, such as a back sprain or pulled muscle. It's believed that chronic pain develops after nerves become damaged. The nerve damage makes pain more intense and long lasting. In these cases, treating the underlying injury may not resolve the chronic pain. Chronic pain is pain that lasts for over three months. The pain can be there all the time, or it may come and go. It can happen anywhere in your body. Chronic pain … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Helping Your Child Get to Sleep

Despite how much they resist giving into it, sleep is just as essential for growing children as it is for adults. Parents trying to help a child that struggles to sleep or fights it on principal can easily find themselves frustrated and overwhelmed when sleep still doesn’t come for their youngsters. There are, however, a few simple tricks that can help you put your child’s sleep troubles behind you. These 10 tips may be just what you’re looking for, and can have your child sleeping … [Read more...]

How Pet Tracking Devices Do More than Just Locating Pet

Pets wandering off on their own is a common occurrence mainly because they’re curious about the world outside. An open door or a window is like an open invitation to go exploring. The trouble is that once the animals get too far, they cannot find their way back home. That's how millions of cats and dogs go missing each year with many of them ending up at shelters while their owners are frantically trying to locate them. Modern technology like pet tracking devices have made it increasingly … [Read more...]

So Much to Do – So Little Time, Women in Business

Women in Business With new work dynamics birthing due to recent pandemic, flexible work hours, the ability to work from home or remotely at times and a helpful partner who shares in responsibilities at home are important for working mothers to overcome the daily struggle of achieving balance. Ten Tips to help you get a closer to work-life harmony throughout the year: 1. Design a plan. Not all bosses will proactively offer a flexible work schedule. If you want it, present a plan to … [Read more...]

The Confidence Code ~ Resonating with Women

The recent best seller, The Confidence Code, by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman is resonating with women all over the country — and for good reason. One of the greatest barriers for women is our reticence to raise our hands, ask for what we want and be noticed. This lack of confidence appears as a weakness. It makes women seem less comfortable with risk taking and decisiveness, both of which are critical competencies for senior leaders. Right now, many people are asking why women have a crisis … [Read more...]

Women & Feminism in the Technology Realm

Comparing the number of women to men working in the tech field leaves a lot to be desired. Even though women working in the tech industry continue to grow, with a lot of them taking up jobs in systems administration, software development, and business seo service, to name a few, there is still room for improvement. Taking a rough look at the CEOs of top tech giants across the globe such as Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, and Google’s Sundar Pichai shows how … [Read more...]

Kindness is Key to Success in the Workplace

Kindness is a type of behavior marked by acts of generosity, consideration, or concern for others, without expecting praise or reward. In a world filled with struggle and pain, kindness is like a deep cleansing breath that rejuvenates us with its purity, refreshes us with its goodness and hope; and gives us the strength to persevere despite our troubles. Kindness is a Topic of Interest in Philosophy and Religion Below are some examples: 1. Kindness was one of the main topics in the … [Read more...]

Has Your Bladder Bottomed Out?

Millions of women experience involuntary loss of urine called urinary incontinence (UI). Some women may lose a few drops of urine while running or coughing. Others may feel a strong, sudden urge to urinate just before losing a large amount of urine. Many women experience both symptoms. UI can be slightly bothersome or totally debilitating. For some women, the risk of public embarrassment keeps them from enjoying many activities with their family and friends. Urine loss can also occur during … [Read more...]

Qualities You Will Need to Become a Great School District Leader

A good school district leader has the potential to impact thousands of lives throughout their career. Education is a vital part of raising healthy, capable young people and the decisions made by senior education professionals ripple out further than can be measured. This is why school district leaders, especially those working within areas of high population density, are such important people. If you possess the following attributes and personality traits, it is worth considering taking the … [Read more...]

Money and Love vs Love of Money: Kids 101

Teaching children the value of money may be one of the daunting experiences that all parents face as this lesson may reflect the behavior of the parent themselves. For those that manage their funds well and live in abundance, this activity may be a simple exercise in the power of example; but, for those that struggle to make ends meet, this lesson will require some serious creativity. Teaching kids about money is one of the best educational foundations parents can provide. Trips to the … [Read more...]

What makes an Excellent Online Slot Game?

What makes an excellent online slot game? Online slots are one of the greatest inventories in the gambling world. Before the advent of online slots, people had to visit land-based casinos before they could play slots. But everything changed when online slots came into being, and people have the opportunity to play anywhere and at any convenient time. Even with the countless advantages of online slots, not all online slots such as Starburst free spins are worth playing. Specific criteria … [Read more...]

Staying Positive During Crisis is Leadership

Leaders need to set an example by leading themselves beyond the boundaries of their own concerns and uncertainties. In a time of crisis, without self-leadership, it is challenging and almost unethical to lead others. When you are positive, you will find it easier to build a network of advocates and team members to help you when you need it. Projects face difficulties and challenges, a positive perspective and a supportive team will help you to move forward past the obstacles, even after … [Read more...]

Children’s Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Disorders in Children and Youth Mental health in childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, and learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems. The good news is that early diagnosis and treatment lead to better outcomes for children later in life. Mental disorders among children are described as serious changes in the way children typically learn, behave, or handle their emotions, which cause distress and problems getting through … [Read more...]

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