Raynauds Awareness Month February

Raynauds Awareness Month takes place every February. Organized by the Raynaud's and Scleroderma Association, the month aims to awareness of these disorders and offer help and advice not only to sufferers, but to their friends and families too. You may not have heard of Raynaud's, but it's thought that 10% of women suffer from the disorders which occur when blood vessels, mostly in the hands, become over-sensitive to changes in temperature. As a result, sufferers' hands often turn blue … [Read more...]

How to Create a Family Budget

Managing your money can become more difficult when you have a family. Your outgoings are likely to be higher, and you might struggle to build a healthy savings account. A household budget will help you manage your money more effectively and make wiser spending decisions. Starting a household budget is fairly straightforward. It is a useful tool that will help you plan for your family’s financial future. With that in mind, here is a guide on how to create a family budget. Record Income and … [Read more...]

Tips for Women’s Winter Health

Yes, it might be the season for parties, making merry and cozy nights snuggled up in front of the fire, but winter also means you are more prone to colds, tiredness and craving bowls of carb-laden pasta or bakes. As the cold days and long nights roll in, the winter can have major physical and psychological effects on your body. So rather than fighting against the winter season, how about learning to embrace these effects and seasonal stresses, and use them to your advantage, so that you can have … [Read more...]

January is Canada’s Alzheimer Awareness Month

In Canada, 747,000 people currently live with dementia and one of the major challenges they and their families face when they receive the diagnosis is the stigma associated with it. Internationally, produced on May 23, 2018 this report provides an overview of global developments in response to the adoption of the WHO’s Global action plan on the public health response to dementia 2017-2025. The report was launched on the one-year anniversary of the adoption of the plan at the 71st World … [Read more...]

How Can Women Achieve Happiness and a Positive Mindset?

Your Guide to Living Your Best Life Are you ready to unlock the secrets to a happier and more positive life? Maintaining a positive mindset is essential in a world filled with challenges and uncertainties. Keep reading to learn key transformative steps that every woman can take to cultivate happiness and embrace a more positive outlook. From celebrating the good things in life to overcoming obstacles like substance misuse, we've got you covered. So, let's dive in and discover the keys to … [Read more...]

Surrogacy Treatment: Canada, USA and Ukraine

Surrogacy, as a highly successful method of Assisted Reproduction Technology, has emerged as a transformative choice for couples seeking Infertility treatment. Let's explore various forms of Surrogacy treatment around the world. From Canada, which is known for its welcoming environment for Infertility treatment, to Ukraine and the USA, both of which have well-regulated frameworks for Surrogacy. Surrogacy in Canada Surrogacy treatment in Canada is characterized by strict legal … [Read more...]

Timing Matters: When And How To Send The Perfect Client Gift

In the business world, client gifts aren't just a nice gesture; they're a strategic move. These tokens of appreciation can strengthen relationships, build trust, and even lead to more business. However, the impact of your gift isn't just about what you give, but also when and how you give it. This article zeroes in on the crucial elements of timing and selection to help you send the perfect client gift. 1. Why Timing Matters Understanding the right time to send a client gift can amplify … [Read more...]

Nailing the Details for a Polished Look

When you want to create a polished look, it is important that you do not simply focus on the foundations of what you want to create but that you also think about the little details that can make or break your appearance. If you are determined to create a flawless look in 2023, here is what you should do. Use Fragrance It is not only the parts that you can see that will help you to nail the details of your look, but also the parts that you can smell. To make sure that every ounce of you is … [Read more...]

Why We Need More Women in Leadership Positions

There has been significant progress for women in many arenas over the past 20 years, especially in education. Since the 1990s, women have outnumbered men in college enrollment and college completion rates. Women are also more likely to continue their education after college. This gender disparity has led to a majority of women enrolling and graduating from law school, medical school, dental school, "mba in strategy online" and more. There have also been breakthroughs for women with regard to … [Read more...]

Stigma & Violence in Mental Health – Should We Disconnect the Dots?

Stigma against mentally ill persons is a major problem and has increased in incidence. Multiple studies have suggested that the perception of violent behavior by seriously mentally ill individuals is an important cause of stigma. It is also known that treating seriously mentally ill people decreases violent behavior. Therefore, the most effective way to decrease stigma is to make sure that patients receive adequate treatment. Stigma can lead to discrimination. Discrimination may be … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women in Medicine

The presence of women actively participating in medicine, particularly in the practicing fields of surgery and as midwives, nurses, caregivers and physicians, has been traced to earliest human history. Women have historically had lower participation levels in medical fields compared to men with occupancy rates varying by race, socioeconomic status, and geography. The involvement of women in the field of medicine has been recorded in several early civilizations. An Egyptian of the Early … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Good Things in Later Life

No-one wants to get older, but unfortunately, there’s no way of preventing the march of time – at least not yet; you never know what science will come up with in the future! But for now, aging is inevitable. Rather than feeling depressed at leaving your youth behind, it makes sense to look at the second half of your life as a new beginning, an opportunity to achieve great things and enjoy yourself, and celebrate the many ways in which life is so much better now for older women. Getting older is … [Read more...]

Maintaining Your Septic Tank: Tips for Proper Garbage Disposal

It's a famous scene from the movie Meet The Parents: the septic tank breaks down and causes flooding in the backyard right before a wedding rehearsal. Not nice! A septic tank is an underground wastewater system commonly found in rural areas. It works by allowing the solid and liquid waste to separate, and the liquid waste is discharged into a drain field, where it is further treated and absorbed by the soil. However, if a septic tank is not maintained properly, it will likely lead to costly … [Read more...]

Celebrating Women in Psychiatry

The history of psychiatry is replete with examples of poor outcomes for women in need, often women who sought medical help. Lobotomies are an extreme but illustrative example, as most lobotomized patients were women, although most institutionalized patients at the time were men. In 1937, Freeman and surgeon James Watts published on the surgery’s benefits, based on a case study of six patients with psychiatric symptoms. They credited the surgery for alleviating patients’ symptoms: “insomnia, … [Read more...]

The Healing Power of Music

  Music Music has touched the human soul across all boundaries of time, space, and genre. Indeed, the healing power of music has been documented for millennia. An account involving two of the legendary kings of Israel is thought to have been written during the reign of Solomon. "And whenever the evil spirit from God was upon Saul, David took the lyre and played it with his hand; so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him." Saul's experience is echoed … [Read more...]

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