March is the month for women. International Women’s Day, in particular, is devoted to the progress, perseverance and power of women. As we seek inspiration from successful females, let’s take a look at 11 behind-the-scenes women you haven’t heard about.
This year’s most inspiring Olympics story is women’s ski jumping. Never has a story better highlighted the struggles and sacrifices of the athletes. These athletes battled seriously outdated misconceptions about the female reproductive system, as well as financial, physical and emotional obstacles.
Valentine's Day is upon us. We understand how difficult it is to pinpoint the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your man and we are here to help! Here are eight entertaining, useful and thoughtful gifts for your special someone:
To most people, the term tumor strikes a sense of fear in their heart. In fact, most people equate tumor with cancer. This is not the case. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines tumor as “a mass of tissue found in or on the body that is made up of abnormal cells.” Having said that, a tumor may be malignant (cancerous) or benign (non-cancerous).
The Softcup team recently got together for a girls' night in! It was a chance to catch up outside the office and try new recipes. The evening was a success and the food was incredible. Below, we share our recipes. Leave us a comment if you try these dishes out!
Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Bunches
- 1-2 bunches of asparagus
- One package of prosciutto
- Lemon olive oil (or regular)
As a woman that deals with a heavy flow, this product has come to my rescue. Having to change tampons and pads throughout the day seemed like a chore. Leaking through to my clothes was an embarrassment. I felt I had no control over my cycle. Then, I saw this box of Softcup and thought I have to try to control my cycle. All I have to say is it did! I now have no embarrassing moments of racing to the bathroom. I feel more in control of my cycle.
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!