During Lent, a 40-day period serving as a reminder of Jesus’ profound sacrifice and ultimate resurrection on Easter Sunday, Christians across the globe focus on their faith and cut out the excesses of life, with many fasting and abstaining from indulgent behaviors.
Research from the National Institutes of Health suggests American adults between the ages of 18 and 49 gain an average of one to two pounds every year. Grazing and overeating tends to increase when the weather cools down. A 2005 study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that, in the fall, people … Continue reading How to make your favorite foods healthier
Many people feel the dawn of a new year provides an opportunity to clean the slate and begin anew. That notion can be applied in various ways, including around the house. Cleaning the slate at home may involve reducing clutter around the house. Clutter can gradually overtake a home’s interior, turning a once pristine home … Continue reading Make the year ahead clutter-free
Peanuts are a beloved snack that are as healthy as they are tasty. Despite their somewhat misleading name, peanuts actually are legumes and grow beneath the ground. Legumes are edible seeds enclosed in pods, whereas true nuts grow on trees. Regardless of their botanical classification, peanuts are enjoyed in many different recipes, both savory and … Continue reading Indulge your peanut cravings
Women continue to blaze trails in the 21st century, influencing world events, politics and businesses near and far. In the United States, more women were elected to Congress in 2018 than in any other point in history. In 1916, Jeannette Rankin became the first woman to hold a seat in the House of Representatives, and … Continue reading Notable women who helped shape history
Hobbies can provide a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Finding the right hobby requires the consideration of a host of factors, including one’s own personality. The following are some common personality types and the hobbies they might find rewarding. The Athlete Athletes can pursue a host of potential hobbies or … Continue reading Hobbies for different personality types
Internships provide great opportunities for young women to get their professional feet wet. While classroom lessons provide theoretical senses of what a profession might be like, an internship gives an actual sense, shedding light on how a particular business or industry operates. In its Class of 2015 Student Survey, the National Association of Colleges and … Continue reading How young women can land the right internship