Controversy is easy to find right now, and everyone seems to have an opinion. With events unfolding in the United States as we have never seen before, online chatter is not expected to simmer down anytime soon. It has never been clearer that our words matter, so if you are looking for a way to have productive digital discourse read on to learn what the experts suggest.
2020 was so rough that your main goal for 2021 might just be to survive. Consequently, we’re showing you reasonable resolutions that can improve COVID’s mark on your daily life and your outlook on the future, thanks to psychology, nutrition, fitness, and business experts.
With headlines in the news like:
‘Facebook Decides What’s Best For You’
‘Facebook Knows You Better Than Mom, So Can Anyone Else’
‘Twitter Showing More Of Some Kinds Of Tweets, Less Of Others’
‘YouTube Blocks Keywords That Might Not Be PC’
…it has left many people frustrated, losing interest, losing their voice and wondering, isn’t there something else out there?
Throughout our school years, we are continually asked to show our work to demonstrate how we arrived at our answer. We may not have realized it at the time, but this practice helped prepare us to evaluate our decision quality for the rest of our lives. Each decision we make yields a different outcome: Sometimes our decisions lead to good outcomes and some are seen as failures. We spend our entire lives avoiding mistakes, but examining the process that led to a negative outcome could actually make us more successful in the long run.
By: GetAssist Business Network Member
Amanda Lily, Plant-based Health Coach
With the weather getting warmer, and gardens being planted, we tend to think more about eating fresh fruits and vegetables. And with the recent classification by the WHO of many animal products as being carcinogenic, many people are looking for ways to reduce their impact on the planet while improving their health through eating more plant-based foods.
Getting little ones on-board with eating more plant-based foods doesn’t have to be complicated or overwhelming. Seriously. There is a way to get kids, of all ages, eating more plant-based foods that involves very little time, money, or culinary skill.
Is it to find old friends, keep up with extended family, be in the know about community organizations and events… enhance your sense of belonging?
Does social media make you feel more connected?
December 31: It’s New Year’s Eve, and you’re looking as much like a disco ball as possible! You’re kicking off the New Year with a flash of sparkle and some sequins. You could walk onto the floor of Saturday Night Fever and win just for showing up. You’re popping bubbly and toasting to the end of one incredible year while cheering on the next. You begin affirming resolutions, determined to turn a new page in your life.
We all know what it’s like to set New Year’s resolutions. We’re excited by the prospect of starting fresh, popping some bubbly and carrying out the long beloved, though oft begrudged, tradition of reaffirming our goals. Needless to say, by the end of March, disillusionment has inevitably kicked in. We haven’t yet increased our business revenue by 25 percent, potty trained the toddler or recreated our entire family tree in calligraphy. Too often daunted by the marks we set for ourselves, we give up. But fret not! We have some helpful tips for setting more practical objectives and expectations.
Whether you are ready for it or not, the holiday season is underway. Family visits, holiday shopping, unplugging from work—these are just a few of the demands that offer us less than relaxing thoughts. But it’s of particular importance that we remember to take care of ourselves—both physically and mentally—and believe it or not, the best time to do so is over the holiday break!