Earth Day

Do you have your calendar marked? Earth Day is coming up on Sunday, April 22. The Earth Day network is a higher education environmental campaign and an international movement to promote a sustainable future for everyone. The first Earth Day was on April 22, 1970 at the birth of the modern environmental movement. In that […] Read More

Knowing When to Walk Away

Wouldn’t it be interesting if everyone we initially encountered behaved exactly as they eventually will? If the glossy veneer of new relationships, jobs and places didn’t exist? What if we only had to cope with the ultimate circumstance, for better or worse? Most bad situations would be avoided altogether. No one would get into a […] Read More

What is Spring Fever?

It’s April. Depending on where you live, the temperature is warming up, the flower and trees are blooming, and the sun is no longer setting at 5 p.m. You might even be feeling different. It’s spring, and with it comes spring fever. “Spring fever” is a term used to describe the feelings that come with […] Read More

Traveling with a Child with Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month. Spring and summer breaks usually call for a fun family vacation. Parents with children with autism may find traveling to be extremely challenging and difficult. They may take shorter trips than desired or forego vacation plans altogether. Traveling with children with autism is not an easy feat; a lot of […] Read More

Body Positivity Movement, Part II

In a way, body positivity is the new “self help book.” Self help books were once used to guide those who felt lost in themselves. And while they’re still easy to find in libraries and book stores, body positivity is emerging as a mainstream movement to help people connect more strongly and positively with their […] Read More

Simple Ways to Show Your Staff You Appreciate Them

Did your manager or leader show appreciation to their team on this day? If they didn’t have an outward appreciative activity, perhaps they are consistently diligent about showing their employees they are respected and valued. Different managers show their appreciation in different ways. Some employers prefer to show their thankfulness monetarily, like in a bonus […] Read More

When to Start Dating After a Breakup

If your relationship lasts through April Fools Day, you may be in the clear. Studies have shown that “uncuffing season,” or break-up season, happens between December and March, with peaks two weeks before Christmas and right after Valentine’s Day near spring break. If you’re like me, you recently got dumped and are now in Phase […] Read More

Forgiveness: Letting Go of Grudges and Bitterness

“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” -Buddha Forgiveness is the act of pardoning an offender. Sometimes, that offender can even be ourselves, if we are really mad at ourselves for making a mistake. In Greek, the word […] Read More

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