REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION FROM TRANSCENDENTAL MEDITATION FOR WOMEN CANADA Physical pain, in some form or another, plagues all of us at some point in our lives, especially as we get older. It can restrict our ability to earn a living or take care of our family, disrupt our sleep, limit our recreational activities, create stress, anxiety and depression and rob us of the joy of living. So finding new ways to deal with pain is always valuable. Studies on the Transcendental Meditation technique reveal its efficacy in managing pain. Ted Danson, a TV star and
Girlhood is a new nonfiction book by Melissa Febos, an author and professor. In her book, she mourns the innate sense of infinite possibility we experience when we are very young—before the world’s traditions and
“If you’re not even looking at the 55-year-old woman in front of you as being menopausal, then you’re missing a whole part of who she is,” says Dr. Stephanie S. Faubion, director of Mayo Clinic’s
Valerie Vetter is a nurse in Iowa. She exemplifies the kind of healthcare professional you want at your bedside when you’re ill: experienced, professional, thoughtful and kind. We were so happy that she granted us
Ms. Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate, internationally renowned speaker, powerful peace activist, and women’s rights advocate is the founder and current president of the Gbowee Peace Foundation for Africa. From 1989 to 2003, Liberians
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MBA student Montreka Dansby has a background in food and nutritional sciences and biomedical sciences. She received her PhD from North Carolina State University and her research focused on the biological and anti-cancer properties of dietary phytochemicals.
She completed the Fellowships in Research and Science Teaching (FIRST) postdoctoral program in the Department of Physiology at Emory University School of Medicine and in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.
Lena Alhusseini works in the field of human rights and accountability. With an outstanding record of professional commitment to serving populations in need, Lena has been the director of Oregon’s child welfare program as well as the executive director of the Arab-American Family Support Center where she focused on helping domestic violence survivors in the New York City area.
When we look back to the past and consider what was historically considered to be the role of women, we usually think of the role of homemaker—a role that would naturally include baking. Today when we think of the role of women, we naturally consider the fact that women now play a significant role in creating a thriving economy. One Canadian woman, Wanda Beaver, combines these two roles—checking both boxes in one stroke.
Originally posted on July 8, 2019 Recently, I was reading an article about “SAD”—Seasonal Affective Disorder—and thought how unfortunate it is that people are subjected to depression by their own body’s reaction to the change
One day in New York City, I passed a many-windowed bookstore and stopped to look more closely at an unusual window display. There must have been 20 books in this one display, all focused on