Fall is in the air. The dog days of summer are long gone. The leaves are changing and falling, football is in full swing and pumpkins and gourds abound. Houses and tables are decorated with lovely fall colors. It is a season of beauty, energy and a time of change. As I was walking around the block today I was struck by all the vibrant colors of the leaves and the crunching sound they made under my feet. It brought back childhood memories of running full blast into a giant pile of leaves and ... Continue Reading
The change in seasons is a good time to reflect on what changes we want to make in our lives.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is October and there are a variety of products you can buy to help support the cause.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and its purpose is to bring awareness to the disease, as well as raise money for research. With the money raised, research can go into finding out the cause, prevention, treatment and eventually a cure. If you know someone affected by Breast Cancer, or maybe you yourself have been, you know the importance of October and what it can mean. And with the latest statistic showing 1 out of 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast ... Continue Reading
Build awareness for breast cancer during October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
October signals the return of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide effort started in 1985 to raise awareness of a disease that affects more than 200,000 women on an annual basis. Though breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among American women, it is both wise and necessary to continue to build awareness. Doing so can reduce the number of women who are diagnosed with the disease, as well as help women who are undergoing breast cancer treatment by helping them examine their ... Continue Reading
World Vegetarian Day provides awareness and support for Meatless Monday
October 1st is the annual world kick-off of Vegetarian Awareness Month. Did you even know there was such a thing? It seems there are awareness days, weeks, and months for just about everything under the sun sometimes. You might be asking, “Why is it necessary to have a month designated for vegetarian awareness?” It begins with the health and environmental impact of eating meat. On average, people in the U.S. consume about 45% more meat than is recommended. This leads to greater risks ... Continue Reading