Work Wear Fashion Ideas

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By: Ms. J

Most women feel that there are not many options available to wear to work, however I believe it more has to do with expanding your imagination to see what can and cannot be an option for work. You can be fashion forward yet appropriately dressed; here are some items to choose from. You can incorporate color in your accessories such as your shoes if not in your dress.

These dresses can be worn for many different body types, choose the one that fits you correctly not the one you think is the cutest. Just because it looks cute doesn’t necessarily mean that it would look cute on you. The least likely option might fit you the best. Try on various items and silhouettes, take pictures of the outcome and see which looks the best. If necessary have two of your closest, but honest friends to give you feedback on each picture.

STD Awareness Month

STD Awareness Month

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By: Ms. K

April is the annual awareness for STD . It’s very important that we practice safe sex. Even if your in a long term committed relationship make sure you get annually tested. I can still remember my freshman year in college almost 9 yrs ago. I can remember  going to a meeting and the health office talking about practicing safe sex. At that point I was not having sex so I was listening, but not listening at the same time. When the nurse informed us that you can’t judge a book by its cover you never know if  a person is affected or not affected. Make sure you wrap up! Continue reading “STD Awareness Month”

I Praise You!

I Praise You!

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By: Ms. K

Today is the day my Lord and Savior was crucified!

The first person I praise in the morning and the last one I think about at night

You hold the key to my heart

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Recipes Edition

Recipes Edition

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Grill Plantain, no oil needed and they taste so good

By: Ms. K &Mr. C

Eating healthy is a key factor to weight loss. We all know that 80/20 rule  it goes the same  with fitness as well. 80 percent of the weight loss comes with what you eat. While 20 percent comes from  working out .   I don’t believe anyone needs to be on a diet. I say that because diets are short term satisfaction no one wants to be on a diet for the rest of their lives. Instead I believe in moderation, and the reason most people gain back  weight after weight loss is because they were on a diet plan, meaning they never fully understood how to regulate their own eating habits.  Continue reading “Recipes Edition”

Honorable Sonia Sotomayor

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By: Ms. J

Our sophisticated diva of the week is Honorable Sonia Sotomayor who is the first Hispanic justice and third female of the Supreme Court of the United States since 2009.

Read a brief synopsis at:

http://www.supremecourt.gov/about/biographies.aspx

National Healthcare Decision Day

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By: Ms. J

Today is the 7th annual National Healthcare Decision Day. This day is to “inspire, educate & empower the public & providers about the importance of advance care planning.” (Nhdd). As much as most of us like to live in the moment and not think about the future, knowing and communicating your wishes should you be unable to, is very important. What I am talking about is planning for healthcare in advance. Should you become terminally ill, mentally disabled, aged or more, being able to express your wishes during a tough time eliminates conflict between family members, health professionals and even the government. Take for instance recent highly publicized cases such as Marlise Munoz, where her family sought to take the pregnant brain-dead Texas woman off the ventilator, or the tragic brain death of 13-year-old Jahi McMath whose mother believes that she is not a corpse. In these cases, many have advocated for either keeping them on or off life support with many reasonable explainations, however due to the fact that there was not an Advanced Directive the person cannot communicate their wishes.

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National Financial Capability Month

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 By: Ms. J

April is National Financial Capability Month. Proclaimed in 2012 by President Obama, he wanted to address the issue of American financial capability and debt. “During National Financial Capability Month, we recommit to ensuring everyone has access to the information and tools that empower them to operate safely and smartly in the marketplace.” (Obama, 2012). In order for the economy to strengthen, the people must be financially stable and secure. Take time to review your financial status and take ownership of it by becoming responsible for your past and present financial behavior.

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Rainy Day Fashion Tips

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By: Ms. J

April showers… brings wardrobe malfunctions, therefore here are my must haves.

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International Moment of Laughter Day

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By: Ms. J

Today, April 14th is International Moment of Laughter. Humorologist Izzy Gesell created this day to encourage people to laugh. No matter what is going in your life, take a moment to think of something funny that happened to you or someone you know and laugh about it. After all, laughter is the best medicine. Not only does it lifts your spirits, but it also strengthen your immune system, diminish stress and relaxes your body by releasing endorphins.

 

LAUGHTER

 

LIVE, LOVE, LAUGH!!

 

http://www.izzyg.com/content/International_Moment_of_Laughter_April_14th/1002

April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

  April is National Parkinson’s Awareness Month

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By: Ms. K

My father was diagnosed with Parkinson Disease (PD) six years ago. Parkinson’s Disease is a disorder of the brain that affects the transformation of messages to the muscles. When people have Parkinson Disease they suffer tremor, stiffness of the muscles and difficulty in initiating movements. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disease that worsens over the years.

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