I’m a part of Generation Y. A force of 70 million, we are the under 30 generation who grew up with technology, have access to almost any information at our fingertips, are more prone to asking "Why?" and questioning standards, and adapt to change quickly, among other qualities. Despite being on the younger side, it remains important to remember the people, and especially the women, who came before us. With Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Wow, it is so hard to believe that we are starting a new year already. I remember as a kid thinking the year 2000 seemed so far away and here we are in 2014! This seems so cliché, but it is so true. I had a medical residency professor that would say, “Life goes at the speed of your age.” He must have meant in dog year.
Regardless of how fast life seems to be racing by, the new year marks a time when most of us take a moment to reflect upon the year gone by and dream about the year to come.
What better way to start new with fresh goals and create a better you? Here are the Softcup team's New Year's resolutions:
- Keep an open mind and not jump to conclusions. There's always more to every story.
- Don't focus on the negative like the goals that haven't been reached or tasks that haven't been completed. Let go!
The last amazing woman to add to our stop-at-nothing list is Oprah Winfrey. An actress, talk-host, producer and philanthropist, Oprah has created an internationally renowned name and career for herself, despite her arduous beginnings. As a result, Oprah’s journey to the top surely deserves recognition on our stop-at-nothing list of incredible women.
Every Halloween, I make an effort to dress up, even if it just means putting on a red clown nose—generally whatever I can find spur of the moment. This year was no exception. After I got my kids ready for trick-or-treating, I realized that I did not have a costume. I ran into my husband’s closet, rummaged through his stuff, and came out donning a sport coat and Fedora hat. Then, in desperation, I grabbed the black “washable” marker and drew a mustache across my face. I was set to go!
I have been a super plus tampon user ever since I started my period in 7th grade (I am 27 now) and, even then, I was changing them every 3 hours or so. I discovered Softcup about 2 years ago and even though I experience some leakage, it is SO much better than a tampon.
As one of the most beloved childhood stories, Harry Potter remains a popular phenomena with young and old alike. Although most know J.K.
As women, we are destined to pass through different rites of passage. One of these rites is menopause. While some approach menopause with disdain, others welcome it with open arms. As with any change, there is good and bad. The good news for many women is that menopause marks the end of the pesky monthly period....
It’s prime pumpkin season, which means get it in your belly while it lasts. Pumpkin is high in Vitamin A and antioxidants, rich in potassium and fiber, low in calories and, above all, tasty! Here are a few of my best pumpkin recipe finds to bring to your Halloween party or to keep all for yourself. Take your pick.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins