Tag: community

Wear a mask, save a life

I’m going to share a perspective that is so simple to me, yet has been lost in controversy. Wear a mask, save a life. Be assured that this isn’t a post about politics or constitutional rights or anything like that. It’s about being kind and looking out for others, being part of a community and

Five ways to advocate for change

Have you ever taken action to raise awareness of a cause or issue that needs support or to be changed? Or have you wanted to but didn’t know where to start? I wanted to help you get started by sharing five ways to advocate for change. Many people think advocacy is lobbying legislators but that’s

Why we need one voice against cancer

Unless you don’t own a television, aren’t on social media (or the Internet) or perhaps live under a rock, chances are that you’re aware of the hot topic of health care. As a cancer survivor, it’s a topic dear to my heart as I’m most likely affected, as well as more than 16 million other

We should all speak up for others

This post is a little out of the ordinary from what I typically share, but it’s something I believe to be important so bear with me. I joined a sorority when I was in college. While the Greek system has its stereotypes, and admittedly some groups live up to those, I didn’t party nonstop with

Shop local on Small Business Saturday

2 There is always much hoopla surrounding Black Friday, especially lately as retailers creep their sales into Thanksgiving or even start “pre-Black Friday” sales as I saw last week. There’s nothing wrong with shopping on Black Friday – my mom, sisters and I have done our fair share of shopping and lunch outings on the