6 Things You Need To Host A Family Movie Night Outside

It’s been so hot here in North Carolina the past few days. So when the night rolls around and cools things off a bit, it’s so refreshing, don’t you think? Cool summer nights are the perfect time to hang outside around the firepit enjoying s’mores with the family, or to wrap up in a cover […]

How To Prepare Yourself For Your Degree

If you’re going to be starting your degree soon and you don’t know where to begin, don’t worry, you have come to the right place. With so many different things to remember and to prepare for it can be easy to feel overwhelmed, especially if you’re travelling far away from home to study. Whilst it […]

Why Is It So D*mn Hard To Get Good Patient Care?

I think most of you reading this blog know about my heart issues over the past year. If not, and if you are interested, feel free to catch up here. The Cliff Notes version goes like this: At 41, I had a massive heart attack, almost went into cardiac arrest [a few shocks from the […]

To Write Love On Her Arms To Host 7th Annual Run For It 5K April 13th

Mental illness is something that has touched everyone’s life in some way. I know that, for me personally, depression is something I have struggled with throughout my life, particularly in my teens. Ironically, it took a heart attack to get me to reassess and find a way to be truly happy in my life. Everyone […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Personalized Gifts For Dad

Buying gifts for our fathers can be tricky business. Sometimes we feel as though we are really drawing a blank when trying to figure out what to buy. As such, we usually wind up opting for the trusted dad-friendly classics – bottles of liquor, a new pair of socks, some cologne, etc. Our fathers may […]

Graduate Job Options In Law And Enforcement

Have you decided that you would like to work in law and enforcement? If so, you have a broad range of careers available to you, covering both the private and the public sector. In this blog post, we are going to take a look at some of these career options in further detail to give […]

Adult Back To School Fears (And How To Overcome Them)

Going back to school, whether it’s for an advanced degree course or training for a career change, can be a nerve-wracking experience for many adults. Especially when their previous experience of schooling was unpleasant – tough teachers, academic struggles, bullying peers – the very idea of returning to academia is enough to cause sleepless nights.

Education As An Adult: What You Should Know

Are you thinking of going back to school as an adult? Millions of adults are going back to school every year, and although the tools have changed, along with other elements of the learning experience, around 40 percent of college students in the United States are 25 or older. This is great news for more […]

Have You Already Ditched Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Be honest. How many of you have already ditched your New Year’s Resolutions? Last year I made a resolution to end the year in better shape than I started – and I did that. I am still not to my goal weight but I am way closer to being at my goal weight than I […]

Compete In Virtual Races At Any Fitness Level

As you guys know in my post from yesterday, I just completed Cardiac Rehab a few days ago. Though I was fortunate enough to be able to do both the treadmill and the recumbent bikes, not everyone in my class had that same ability. There were several people in my class who could only use […]