All Blog Posts Tagged 'women' (184)

If Our Hair Is Our "Crowning Glory", Why Do We Punish It?

I would guess that since the dawn of time, women and probably some men too, have gone to great lengths to care for their hair (no pun intended).  Some of them wore wigs, presumably to protect their hair from intense sunlight, and others used a variety of methods to deal with everything from normal dirt, to graying and even hair loss.  Folks back then were pretty careful about their hair and only used natural ingredients because, well, that’s all they had.

Fast forward to the baby…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 5, 2013 at 11:07am — No Comments

Red is Not Just for Valentine’s. What Every Woman MUST Know!!

Here in the Chicagoland area, people are wearing RED today as part of the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” campaign.  Many people still do not realize that Heart Disease is the #1 killer of women over the age of 20, according to the AHA.  The upside to this?  It’s largely…

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Added by Penny Roach on February 1, 2013 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Judging from Beyonce, Manti T'eo, and Lance Armstrong, fake things apparently happen in threes.

** The media sure knows how to beat a news story to death.

** My ass is eternally grateful for the genius who invented seat heaters.

** Women supposedly look their ugliest at 3:30 PM on Wednesdays.

** The people who…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 25, 2013 at 10:05pm — 2 Comments

Are you Tangled or Tango’d in your relationship?

The Tango is the best expression of a relationship that works beautifully as each partner accept their leader-follower roles for the sake of their sacred dance of intimate connection.

Think about this – if both partners attempt to lead there is much friction, resistance and the dance appears as a chaotic battlefield. If both want to follow the other – nothing magical happens – they just go round and round in aimless circles or…

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Added by Randi Goodman on January 25, 2013 at 11:22am — No Comments

Taliban Escape-book review

Taliban Escape! One Woman’s Journey out of hell

By Aabra

Aabra Publishing

http://www.aabra.us

Irene S. Roth

Reviewer

It is difficult to believe that so many women still live in extreme violence and are killed in the hands of their partners. We all want to think that this doesn’t happen. But as Aabra shows in Taliban Escape, violence against women is a growing problem.

Taliban Escape is about one woman’s struggle to free…

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Added by Irene Roth on January 21, 2013 at 4:37pm — No Comments

5 Top Reasons Why a Website Is Beneficial for Business

Website Letters Under Construction

If you are a small business and have not yet established an online presence, then you are missing out on a great opportunity to generate more revenue and profit for your company. As of early 2012, reports have shown that there were 2.4 billion internet users worldwide. The internet has become a great tool for buying and selling products and services, sharing files,…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on December 21, 2012 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Shop Small Business Saturday

Shop Small Business Saturday with the following Women in Business:



Small Business Saturday

On Saturday, November 24, small businesses across the country will participate in “Small Business Saturday. This event was started by American Express as a way for small businesses to…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on November 23, 2012 at 9:18am — No Comments

Top 5 Challenges Faced By Women In Business…and The Solutions!

3 Women in a meeting strategizing

 

Both career women and those in business have faced many obstacles in past decades and unfortunately, still today. Women in the workforce have battled glass ceilings, unequal pay for equal production and undeserved stereotypical barriers. As business prototypes have changed with the advent and growth of the internet, so have the unique issues encountered by women in…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on November 7, 2012 at 6:09pm — No Comments

From Zero to Hero - An Introduction

What is it about women- Is it their clothing? Makeup? Personality?

Over the years, there have been many misconceptions about women- stereotypes, to be exact. You may be familiar with some- a woman’s place is in the home cooking, cleaning and taking care of the family, while the man is at work making the money.

While these stereotypes still play a prominent role in society, women are now more powerful than ever before.

Case-in-point, Sara Blakely- she founded Spanx, which…

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Added by Randi Goodman on October 27, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Thinking Pink: Helmet Required

Adorned in pink, football fans gathered at the Rogers Centre on October 14, 2012 for the CFL’s second annual Pink Game in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. With only five games remaining, the Toronto Argonauts took on their rivals the Montreal Allouettes in an exciting game that had players and fans thinking about more than just football.

As the fight for the ball got underway fans were reminded not only of the struggle unfolding on the field, but of the battles fought…

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Added by Randi Goodman on October 27, 2012 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Love Yourself Love Your Life: Life Is Your Best Medicine with Dr. Low Dog

 

In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant message of health and self-affirmation for women of every age. In this episode we explore how to love yourself. http://bit.ly/LifeMedicine…

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Added by Sheila English on October 11, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Healing Power of Gardens: Life Is Your Best Medicine with Dr. Low Dog

Did you know that spending time in gardens can lift your mood and help you sleep better at night? Learn more about the healing power of gardens and nature in this short video. In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant…

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Added by Sheila English on October 10, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Meditation You Can Do Anywhere: Life Is Your Best Medicine with Dr. Low Dog

Is life making you stressed? Learn about the easy, do-anywhere 4-7-8 breathing technique that will help you get through your day. In her new book Life Is Your Best Medicine, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog weaves together the wisdom of traditional medicine and the knowledge of modern-day medicine into an elegant message of health and self-affirmation for women of every age.…

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Added by Sheila English on October 8, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Guess What!!!!!!

I've had to keep some exciting news under wraps for a while, but now I'm finally able to share it with y'all!  I'm going to be on a t.v. show!  That's nucking futs, right??!!

The show is going to be called "Mommy…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 10, 2012 at 11:36am — 2 Comments

Wonderful Wednesday - Wise Words - Phenomenal Women

Wonderful Wednesday - it is wonderful to know your place in the universe, and mine is phenomenal!



In today's edition of Wonderful Wednesday - Wonderful Words from Others I am sharing Maya Angelou's "Phenomenal Woman."





Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. …
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Added by Janeane Davis on August 29, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments

Women Olympians Medal as Role Models

Ever since Title IX guaranteed equal funding for girls' sports programs 40 years ago, we've seen the results in school, the workplace and women's self-confidence. Studies have shown that girls who play sports in high school are more likely to do better in science classes, complete college, avoid substance abuse and join the workforce. And the more time they spend participating in team sports, the higher their self-esteem.

 

Naturally, there's also an effect on the playing…

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Added by Sandwiched Boomers on August 13, 2012 at 7:19pm — No Comments

5 Proven Strategies to Accelerate Business Growth



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If you are like most women in business, you are looking for new strategies to stimulate growth. Whether solutions to better communicate or how to best manage employees, here are 5 Proven Strategies to Accelerate Business Growth:…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on August 12, 2012 at 6:44pm — No Comments

Marketing Plan: Why All Small Businesses Need A Solid Plan!

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"Good plans shape good decisions. That's why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true." Lester R. Bittel

Recently, I offered a marketing plan review as a door prize for a local business group. When I approached the winner to exchange…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on August 3, 2012 at 1:54am — No Comments

An Agonising Night And Morning

A body massage with my regular beautician left me almost sleepless last night.  She detected something not right on the part every women seems to fear.... she told me to see a doctor.... that left me thinking of the Capital C the whole evening through....



Early this morning I couldn't wait to go and check it out with a gynae... unfortunately my all-time gynae has retired, he is of a different race from me and and I feel more relaxed with him... (he was handsome...…

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Added by Reanaclaire on July 24, 2012 at 1:50am — No Comments

Your Opinion Matters... Please HELP!

LADIES,

Please HELP! I am working on a project and need to collect some data for market research. Please take a moment and take a quick survey, just 2 Questions and less than 30 seconds of your time. Here's the link: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/32VNGRS…

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Added by Sylvia Browder on July 21, 2012 at 11:27pm — 1 Comment

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