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Going Overseas for Breast Reduction

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Women seeking breast reduction surgery have more options today than they would have a decade ago.  This is due partly to the improved technology and surgical procedures, but also because of the spread of medical tourism.  As more and more hospitals around the world offer affordable surgery, more and more women are seeking relief instead of learning to deal with the problems associated with over-sized breasts.

A Real Problem

Female_breasts_75dMany women mistakenly see large breasts as a blessing, but those who live with them on a daily basis would disagree.  The most obvious problems seem minor. Large breasts can interfere with daily activities, make it difficult to buy clothing that … Read the rest

Family Time and Logic Games for Children

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The field of logic is a fascinating study area for many students that serves them well past their educational period and into their professional life. Logic is its own area and is strongly related to many careers including law, philosophy, social sciences and beyond. And developing strong logical skills in your children is one of the best tools you can give them, and can also be quite fun and intellectually, as well as creatively, stimulating.

family timeYou don’t have to wait until your children are in college or taking advanced classes to give them a boost in logical deduction, thinking and analysis. It’s easy to structure some dinner discussions, … Read the rest

Tribes Facing Loss of Health Care & Other Services in Attack on Online Lending

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Tribal lenders provide necessary revenue to Native Americans across the country.  Actions taken by New York banking officials are threatening to cut off that revenue stream, putting health care clinics, child care, and schools at risk.

Benjamin Lawsky, the banking czar for the state of New York, recently demanded that that internet lenders cease making personal loans to residents of the state.  His statement characterized the lenders as offering “illegal payday loans” despite the fact that many of said lenders are tribal entities which are licensed financial institutions that comply with all federal laws.

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Betty Boop, Sadie Hawkins and Cinderella

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Of the three women, Sadie Hawkins, Betty Boop or Cinderella, which would be more likely to know how to fix her own rims and tires ? How to change the oil in her car, or even just simply check the oil? Which one would know when it is time to switch the windshield wiper blades or when to have her car tuned up? Myths and stories that children grow up with can have a lasting effect on the way girls feel about themselves and the women they grow up to be. Not only this, but they have an effect on how they may be perceived throughout their life.

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Does Sheryl Sandberg speak for all Women?

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Does Sheryl Sandberg speak for all Women?

Sheryl Sandberg is the chief operating officer of Facebook and author of the controversial best seller, “Lean In”. She is ranked on Fortune’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business and she is one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 2010, she gave a powerful and inspiring TEDTalk where she discusses how women unintentionally hold themselves back from experiencing real success in their careers. Her commentary from this event has been viewed more than two million times and has developed into a hot topic of debate for both men and women.

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Common Goals and Teamwork

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In the contemporary business world, learning how to work together might just be the single-most important skill in maintaining a competitive advantage. Being able to approach the daily goals along with the long-term vision with a unified front is not just good sense, but a proven way of getting things done. It also makes for a much more active workforce, where the team can function as a self-contained system, where people inspire each other to do their best, and to give their all. The secrets of success here are not based on any kind of hidden quantity, like some elusive philosopher’s stone for effective business practices, but are actually based on … Read the rest

How Women See themselves

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This fascinating experiment from Dove shows how women are truly their own worst enemies. They put themselves down and see faults where there are none.  What was fascinating was that the artist never met any of the people and without exception when another person described the woman they were much more beautiful than the women saw themselves. Its no real surprise but I wonder if we will ever get better.

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Danica Patrick gains pole position at Daytona

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Female nascar driver Danica Patrick has gain the pole position at Daytona 500.  Congratulations to Danica and well done from all the women out there are you go crashing through that glass ceiling.  She is the first woman driver to win the pole position in the event’s 53 year history. She is also a beautiful, confident woman now its just a shame she is with Go Daddy who present women in an oversexualized way in their ads.

 

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The Struggle of Women in Rehab

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Drug addiction comes in many forms, from the illegal narcotics to the abuse of prescribed medication. This form of addiction usually masks many other painful problems, especially for women. 70% of women who abuse drugs have a history of sexual or physical abuse. These problems make rehab a compound problem complicated by other emotional trauma. Not only that, but women are often the primary caregivers and have jobs where the temptation of using drugs can become overbearing.

What Is Dual Diagnosis?

Women who have problems with drug addiction often suffer from other problems. Mood disorders such as anxiety and depression are common among these women, likely due to past … Read the rest

7 Fun Backyard Ideas for Kids

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In this day and age, children are more likely to stay indoors and get less exercise because of technology. Between television, video games, and portable electronic devices, there are few reasons that kids can see to go outside and play. Do you have a big backyard that your kids just seem to ignore?  If so, here are seven great ideas that can un-glue your children’s eyes from computer screens and get them playing in the backyard.

1. Swing-set: It is a staple at local parks, and even adults like to swing on them every once in awhile. It is great exercise for the legs, and it is nice on … Read the rest