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Sunday, February 18, 2018
Tips for when employees are seeking meaningful and appropriate holiday gifts for their...
Thoughtful Gifts For Colleagues: 4 Easy Steps to Create Delight While the process should be fun, because such gifts can inadvertently send unspoken messages to their recipients, making the right choice at the right time can be surprisingly tricky. No one wants to come across as impersonal or lacking in good taste, but it’s all too easy to pick something that’s too expensive or too impractical to make the statement you’re intending to make.With that thought in mind, consider these guidelines for buying or making gifts for your coworker that are memorable and appropriate.*Consider practicality. If the present is unlikely to be used or consumed, it’s a mismatch and a waste of money. For example, even the rarest or priciest bottle of wine will be unimpressive to a client who doesn’t drink. Before buying,...
More women than ever are entrepreneurs. However, while women continue to make strides...
10 tips for entrepreneurial success from women, for women A recent study reports that female entrepreneurs receive only about 2 percent of all funding, despite owning 38 percent of the businesses in the country (Harvard Business Review). “The culinary industry is dominated by men, but I have never let that get in the way of my success,” says Leticia Skai Young, owner of LoLo’s Seafood Shack in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. “Don’t worry about being a woman, worry about being a leader. Focus on being your best self.” To inspire the next generation of business owners, Young partnered with the Stacy’s(R) Rise Project, an initiative from Stacy’s Snacks that helps women shatter the glass ceiling in the highest ranks of the culinary industry. Young hopes her tips...
Interacting with your children is one of the best parts of being a parent and it's no...
The benefits of interactive technology for your child and you If you are, then you know you’re looking for the kind of technology that involves you and engages, motivates, teaches, surprises and sparks the imagination of your child.The benefits of this interaction are considerable.Interaction key to helping develop children’s mindsResponsive interactions are the key to a toddler’s ability to increase their vocabulary and a baby’s ability to learn language, according to a study by the Society for Research in Child Development. Researchers at the University of Washington, Temple University and the University of Delaware studied 2-year-olds who effectively learned new verbs, either through training face-to-face with a person or via live video chat technology such as Skype. The study found children learned...
Failed New Year Resolutions......Resolved!
Resolve to get more shut-eye? Here are 4 sleep hacks to help (BPT) - As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, millions of people vow to eat better, work out more and lead a healthier life.But something is missing from this equation. While eating well and getting exercise are extremely important, too often people neglect the keystone of good health: sleep.While few people like daily workout routines or kale salad, most everyone loves sleep. And a good night’s sleep loves you, too: It boosts mental and physical well-being.With today’s stressful, highly caffeinated, screen-addicted lifestyles, millions of Americans do not get enough sleep. There are many reasons for this. A look at the 2017 Sleep in Review study by Sleep Number suggests that sleeping habits are highly individualized and need to be...
Healthy snacking and making good food choices can be difficult any time of the year,...
Healthy half-time snacking tips from a pro Business Insider reports that only 80 percent of people who start a New Year’s resolution keep that resolution through February. This happens to correspond with the biggest football game of the year and the common food temptations that go along with it — chicken wings, chips and salsa, pizza, not to mention beer.Bryan Snyder, registered dietitian and nutrition director for the Denver Broncos, who is responsible for keeping the year-round nutrition strategies for the team’s players on track, also knows the pitfalls for the fans. “I advise people trying to eat healthier to follow a sustainable meal plan.”Snyder describes a sustainable meal plan as one that allows some flexibility to have a meal here and there that might have a higher...
Results of a new study among pregnant women with impaired glucose intolerance during...
Moms-to-be: Forget pickles and reach for pistachios The study is the first to evaluate the glucose response after consumption of pistachios in pregnant women with GDM or GIGT.Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects more than 422 million people around the world. GDM develops in a pregnant woman who did not previously have diabetes. Like other types of diabetes, it affects how the body uses blood sugar. GIGT occurs when, during pregnancy, the body is unable to regulate blood glucose levels normally because of hormonal changes. The blood glucose levels rise beyond normal levels after a glucose challenge, but not high enough to warrant a diabetes diagnosis. While resolved after the baby is born, women with either GDM or GIGT have a greater risk of developing diabetes.According to the latest diagnostic criteria...
 
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