Tips on How to Start a Healthier Lifestyle

Choosing to stay healthy is a conscious choice people need to make. The modern world we live in now is full of unhealthy food and lifestyle choices, so we need to educate ourselves so that we can make better choices, prevent diseases, and live longer and healthier. 1. A healthy weight is the key Maintaining weight within the normal range can be difficult for some, especially if they've been living a sedentary lifestyle for a while or all their lives. But if you start with something small, … [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...]

Qualities to Look for in a Physician Recruitment Firm

It is not easy looking for medical staff. You are searching for someone who has expertise in the chosen field. Whether you are hiring a physician or a nurse, you need someone with the right medical background and years of experience. Therefore, it is a great idea to find a physician recruiter instead of doing the job yourself. You want a firm that specializes in the recruitment of medical staff since they can guarantee you that they will search the best candidate to work for the hospital or … [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...]

Health Care Jobs That Desperately Need More Women

There is a monumental push to push more women into health care jobs — but the truth is that women already make up more than 78 percent of the health care labor force. This isn’t a misleading statistic; if you visit any hospital or clinic, you are likely to see an abundance of women at work: staffing front desks, maintaining administrative functions, providing nursing care, assisting medical professionals, offering social assistance and more. The problem is that women aren’t well represented … [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...]

Healthy Foodies to Follow on Instagram

Like millions of people, you enjoy sharing and seeing photos of your friends and family (and their pets!) on Instagram. You also follow a number of celebs and/or sports figures in order to get the latest on what they are up to. As it turns out, you can use the power of Instagram for a lot more than cute selfies of you and your pup or to see how many points NBA star LeBron James scored last night. You can also follow a number of people who can inspire you to meet whatever types of goals you … [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 the Perfect Girls Night In

While going out with your friends is a lot of fun, sometimes it’s nice to just kick back at someone’s house and have a relaxing evening. You don’t have to worry about dressing up, where to go, or keeping track of where everyone is, and it’s a lot cheaper as well! That doesn’t mean it can’t be a special occasion, though, and putting some effort into your gathering will make it a night to remember. If you think it would be good to have some friends over, here’s how to ensure the evening is a … [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...]

4 Natural Ways to Look After Your Health

Looking after your health is a responsibility that you should take seriously, especially if you want to live a good quality life. Your environment is filled with so many things that can both threaten and harm your health, so protecting yourself is key. One of the foremost ways that you can do so is by maintaining healthy habits. This may include ensuring your diet is filled with healthy foods, being as active as possible and doing things that make you feel happy and stress-free. Below you’re … [Read more...]

Affordable Ways To Add Luxury To Your Home

Every homeowner dreams of living in a classy, luxurious home, but the costs involved in this can make this nothing more than a dream for many. While it is true that luxury certainly can cost a large amount, there are still a few affordable upgrades that you can make to give your home a glamorous upgrade. These could have a big impact on how you feel about the home as well as add-on value if you ever decide to sell. So, if you want to bring luxury into your home but you do not want to break the … [Read more...]

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