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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Happy Birthday, Rene Descartes!

birthday cake next to balloon with happy birthday written on it

Honoring this famed philosopher on his birthday. On this day in 1596, famous French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist Rene Descartes was born.  Perhaps best known for his famous quote, “I think; therefore I am,” Descartes is often considered the father of modern philosophy.  In addition to his philosophical contributions, Descartes was also an accomplished mathematician

How We Can Observe National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week

closeup of man vaping

How we can educate our teens about the realities of drug and alcohol abuse. Today kicks off National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), a weeklong health observance held from Monday, March 30th through Sunday, April 5th.  The goal of this week is to shatter the myths that popular media create about drug and alcohol

Let’s Travel Green in 2020

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How we can be eco-friendly travelers. Now, more than ever, it’s important to consider how our actions are affecting the health of the planet.  One way that we can be more eco-friendly is by adopting sustainable travel practices.  Want to travel greener in 2020?  Here are some of the suggestions to consider. Avoid Flying Air

How We Can Get A Better Night’s Sleep

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Let’s conquer our sleep struggles. Across the United States, millions struggle with sleep problems.  While the occasional restless night won’t hurt us, chronic sleep issues can have debilitating effects on our health.  For those of us who are struggling to get the restorative sleep our bodies and minds need, here are several suggestions. Create a Comfortable Sleep

Tips for Our Spring Gardens

gardening supplies and plants

Let’s try out these essential spring gardening tips. With temperatures getting warmer and the sun shining brightly, it’s time to start thinking about getting our home gardens in order.  Because winter conditions can wreak havoc on our gardens, we’ll need to give them a little TLC before we can start thinking about planting.  Here are

How We Can Say Thank You for This National Single Parents Day

mother with her daughter at beach

How we can express our gratitude to all the single parents out there. March 21st is National Single Parents Day. This day is set aside to recognize the dedication, sacrifice, and love that single parents give every day.  For those of us who were raised by single parents, hopefully, we recognize how hard our parents worked

Let’s Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Deliciously!

glittery shamrock

This green-themed dessert is the perfect way to cap off our St. Patrick’s Day celebrations! Today is St. Patrick’s Day!  While many of us may have already done our parts by donning our best green outfits and perhaps enjoying a pint or two of green beer, we can take our celebrations one step further.  Let’s