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Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Anniversary of Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson’s Birthday is January 31st

The Anniversary of Baseball Legend Jackie Robinson’s Birthday is January 31st

Happy birthday, Jackie Robinson! Jackie Robinson (1919-1972) is best known as the baseball player who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.  As an extremely talented and versatile player, Robinson won the National League Rookie of the Year award his first season and went on to

On This Day in History: The National Geographic Society was Founded

On This Day in History: The National Geographic Society was Founded

On this day in 1888, the National Geographic Society was founded. Today marks the anniversary of the founding of the National Geographic Society.  The Society was originally comprised of a diverse group of 33 men who joined together to work towards “the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge.”  The first Society included geographers, explorers, teachers,

Here’s a great reason to say what we may not have said before; It’s National Compliment Day

Here’s a great reason to say what we may not have said before; It’s National Compliment Day

Join us as we acknowledge National Compliment Day. Today is National Compliment Day and, as the name suggests, this day encourages us to pay our friends, family members, and co-workers some compliments. According to psychologists, paying someone a compliment is an easy way to strengthen your connection with them while simultaneously boosting their self-esteem. Here

Let’s Join Together to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Let’s Join Together to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Day. Here are some of his most iconic quotes. Today is Martin Luther King Day, a day that celebrates the life and legacy of one of America’s most famed and beloved civil rights figures, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Best known for his non-violent stance and his campaign to

Public Speaking Tactics to Help Us Connect with an Audience

Public Speaking Tactics to Help Us Connect with an Audience

Public speaking is often one of our greatest fears, here are some suggestions to overcome them. For those of us who often have to give presentations or speak to an audience, it’s important that we effectively communicate our points and connect with our listeners. While being a good public speaker is far easier said than

Happy Birthday Muhammad Ali!

Happy Birthday Muhammad Ali!

Today marks famed boxer Muhammad Ali’s birthday. Here’s some facts about this illustrious athlete’s life. Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.) was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 17, 1942.   Best known for his career as a professional boxer, Ali was the first fighter to win the world heavyweight championship on three separate occasions,

Let’s Boost Our Immune Systems with These Natural Juices

Let’s Boost Our Immune Systems with These Natural Juices

Drinking these juice combinations may boost our immunity. It’s still cold and flu season, and for those of us starting to feel under the weather, we can put up some resistance and fight back. Preparing these all-natural juices can help boost our immune systems and improve our bodies’ ability to fight off illness. Here are