VIA NBCAM: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Celebrating 25 Years of Awareness, Education, and Empowerment The National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) organization is a partnership of national public service organizations, professional medical associations, and government agencies working together to promote breast cancer awareness, share information on the disease, and provide greater access to screening […]

VIA CDC: Being girlfriends is a choice. Being healthy is a lifestyle. You’ve been through it all, and your girlfriends have traveled the journey with you. Continue the journey, and make health and safety that “other” supportive friend that helps you stay on top of things. Be a healthy girlfriend, and help a girlfriend live […]

VIA MSNBC: Don’t let fear of financial shipwreck stop you from maintaining an older car. By Laura T. Coffey After dominating headlines and drivers’ imaginations for weeks, the federal government’s Cash for Clunkers program ended in late August. Maybe you’re among the consumers who tried without success to score up to $4,500 by trading in […]

Via: As Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaches, we need to think about realistic ways to protect ourselves from getting the second most common cancer for women. Here’s how making smart food choices might just lower your breast cancer risk.So why bother trying to prevent breast cancer? For one, second to skin cancer, breast cancer […]

6 tips to help parents talk to kids about racism Explain differences, instill pride and address it head on when it happens Stephanie Ward drives her two biracial children to a black school an hour away to give them a break from their predominantly white neighborhood in suburban Dallas. Yet, it’s hardly enough to eliminate […]

VIA CAREER BUILDER: By Anthony Balderrama As you’re undoubtedly aware, businesses are operating with caution these days and watching their bottom lines more closely than ever. Accordingly, employees are feeling the pinch. Expect lean operations to continue for a while longer, but don’t assume you have no chance of receiving a salary boost. Whether you’re […]

VIA UNSTOPPABLE CONFIDENCE: By Kent Sayre 1.) Ask yourself, “What’s the worst that could happen?” Too often, we place excess importance on potential problems. We all have a certain amount of energy so let’s apply it to creating extraordinary relationships, advancing our careers and meeting our goals INSTEAD of wasting that energy worrying. Take action […]

VIA MSN MONEY: By Liz Pulliam Weston If you were too injured or ill to make your own decisions, who would do it? A stranger or a greedy relative picked by the state? Don’t wait; make your choices known. Writing about incapacity is one thing. Experiencing it, even secondhand, is quite another. Liz Weston says: […]

VIA ABC NEWS: By Lee Ferran As millions of American school children and college students have their backpacks for the start of the school year, parents across the country are wondering how best to protect their little ones from the swine flu and other sickness. According to Dr. Marie Savard, there are five keys to […]

VIA EZINE ARTICLES: There are many techniques in which a person can implement to improve their brain fitness. But the fact is, beginners are often overwhelmed by the choices instead of getting excited. For this reason, let’s start with the simplest ways to improve your brain. Implement it and see results. Also note that because […]

VIA EZINE ARTICLES: How to break a bad habit is a topic that puzzles many people. Very often we persist in behaviors that can have negative and sometimes life-threatening consequences, yet like the Energizer Bunny, you just keep on going and going and going…. Your subconscious mind refers to the part of the self that […]