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Let’s Get Ready for 2019 With These Tips for Setting New Year’s Resolutions

Let’s Get Ready for 2019 With These Tips for Setting New Year’s Resolutions

Let’s set new year’s resolutions we can actually keep by trying out these suggestions. With 2018 finally coming to an end, it’s time to start thinking about setting goals for the coming year.  For those of us who like to make new year’s resolutions, it’s important that we choose goals that we are motivated about

Let’s Celebrate National Thank You Note Day

Let’s Celebrate National Thank You Note Day

It’s time we show our thanks for what we have received. Today is National Thank You Note Day.  As the name suggests, this holiday is dedicated to writing and distributing thank you notes to our loved ones.  This holiday is strategically set for the day after Christmas to encourage us to express our gratitude for

Let’s Try Out These Suggestions to Protect Against Holiday Fire Risks

Let’s Try Out These Suggestions to Protect Against Holiday Fire Risks

Let’s not let fire ruin our holidays. The holidays are all about family, fun, and togetherness.  The last thing any of us want is a major house fire ruining our holiday spirit.  Unfortunately, our risk for a house fire increases considerably during the holiday season.  To ensure that we do not fall victim to a

How We Can Unplug and Connect This Holiday Season

How We Can Unplug and Connect This Holiday Season

Let’s reconnect with our loved ones over the holidays. While modern technology has afforded us undeniable convenience, it does carry some downsides.  One major tradeoff of today’s technology is that many of us get so caught up with online communications and social media that we often neglect our real-life relationships.  This is why it’s so

How We Can Observe Human Rights Day

How We Can Observe Human Rights Day

Let’s learn more about this global holiday. Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th to commemorate the day that the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Declaration, a groundbreaking document that proclaimed the inalienable rights of every human being. 

Learning More About This International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Learning More About This International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Let’s learn more about the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Since 1992, the UN has celebrated IDPD on December 3rd.  This year, the theme for IDPD is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.”  This statement emphasizes the importance of empowering persons with disabilities and creating the inclusive, equal,

Honoring Civil Rights Hero, Rosa Parks

Honoring Civil Rights Hero, Rosa Parks

Let’s remember this civil rights pioneer and hero on the anniversary of her historic stand against discrimination. On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks (1913-2005) was arrested for breaking an Alabama state law that required black bus passengers to give up their seats to white passengers when the bus was full.  Her arrest sparked the 381-day