As one of the most beloved childhood stories, Harry Potter remains a popular phenomena with young and old alike. Although most know J.K.
It's that time again! Kids return to school, vacations are over for a while, and book club resumes! The team compiled a slew of books that feature strong, female characters, role models, or books that portray positive, inspiring storylines. Here's a sneak peak:
The Confessions of Catherine de Medici by C.W. Gortner
Ninety-three years after the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which granted women the right to vote in the United States, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day. Women have been given choice, and now more than ever, an investment in female empowerment remains critical to future generations. Research shows that an investment in women leads to healthier, wealthier and better educated communities when all members of society contribute.
Independence- n. the quality or state of being independent
Independent– adj. not requiring or relying on something else; not subject to control by others; showing a desire for freedom
For something that happens on a monthly basis for several decades of our lives, women rarely talk about menstruation. The things we associate with periods—leaks, stains, cramps, PMS—aren’t always easy to deal with or discuss. The most embarrassing or uncomfortable questions are often reserved for friends or doctors, but finding the time or moment for that conversation can be difficult, as well.
We love the "life lessons" that Real Simple magazine offers, and here's one we thought we'd share with you. Positive thinking has known health benefits, such as decreased stress, a stronger immune system, and even increased life span.
At Softcup, we love to take a little break from time to time to do some community work. We're lucky to live in a beautiful city and have awesome jobs, so we try to give back.