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Take a Mental Health Break! Part 2

If you’re having a particularly taxing day at the office, take a mental health break. This could mean taking a brief walk to get away from your desk and get a new perspective on things, or perhaps it means taking…

Take a Mental Health Break! Part 1

Life is crazy these days. Between work, family, home responsibilities, and extracurricular events, you barely have time to breathe. Sound familiar … you need a mental health break!

Selected Essay: Osteoporosis. Part 2

What she does learn however is quite valuable. She now knows the importance of that initial hormone therapy and that she should have been taking at least a calcium supplement throughout those years. She knows that her three daughters are…

Selected Essay: Osteoporosis. Part 1

Thank you to everyone who submitted a personal story about your experiences with osteoporosis. The author of the selected essay below will receive a $15 gift certificate to Amazon.com!

Protecting Our Little Girls

As a mother of two young girls, I am becoming innately aware of the damage a mother’s negative body image can have on her daughter(s). Little girls look at their mothers as role models, and see their own bodies in…

Planning for Higher Productivity

What are you going to do at work tomorrow — specifically? This sounds like an easy question, but how much thought do you really put into planning your days? How much time could you be wasting? According to Jeffrey J.…

Journaling the Grief Away

I began writing in a journal on July 15, 1998. I needed an outlet, I needed to say things over and over again, without others telling me that I was scaring them or acting as if they could not hear…

Well Earned, Part 2

I am 6’3″, all legs, in great shape, powerful and built. However, that is not enough. Skill does play a monumental role in Thai kickboxing. The sport is physically grueling. Therefore, you need to think to survive. Outsmart your opponent.…

Well Earned, Part 1

I felt confident as I stepped into the ring. After all, how much damage could be inflicted in a fight with ‘limited and controlled’ punches and kicks to the head. Those were the rules of the tournament.