USDA Food Guide Pyramid … what do you think? Does it work? Is it the best way to think about your eating? If you are unfamiliar with it, here it is:
- Sparingly Fats/Oils/Sweets
- 2-3 Meat
- 2-3 Fruits
8-11 Servings Bread/ Cereal/Rice/Pasta
It seems reasonable at first glance. What is its number one recommendation? Eat 8-11 servings of bread, cereal, rice and pasta.
Continue reading Is the Food Pyramid a Wellness Guide? — by Julian Kaufman
Here are three no-cost, very simple diversity management practices you can begin today. You may think that these are so obvious, you don’t need to be told, but I want you to be aware of whether or not you practice these with people who are very different than you, or who you don’t know. It’s easy to greet the same people every day, however, I’m suggesting you move out of your comfort zone. You’ll rapidly notice your comfort zone expanding as well as employee participation and creativity.
Continue reading Three Very Simple Diversity and Inclusion Actions – by Simma Lieberman
25 Traits of a Diverse Organization:
1- Everyone is seen, as part of the organization’s diversity and the goal is to make everyone’s needs and concerns a part of the mainstream diversity effort.
Continue reading 25 Ways to Measure How Well You Manage Diversity – by Simma Liebermann
Religion has long institutionalized the subservience of women. Today’s woman fights for tangible equity as a way of claiming equality, but will never fully succeed until the root of the problem, religion, either alters its interpretation, or is no longer considered a reputable source of societal authority. Because religion structures the family, hence society, the elimination of sexism must proceed concurrently with the eradication of archaic attitudes within the churches, and servile innuendoes within the home.
Continue reading Male and Female: In the Name of God – by Micki Peluso
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the Mall, last minute shoppers scurried from store to store; short on patience and with little evidence of the holiday spirit of love. The only ones smiling were the store owners and the costumed Santa, who gets paid to be jolly.
Continue reading Christmas Past and Present — By Micki Peluso
No More Roadside Shrines: So No Parent ever has To Hear The last Words, “Bye Mom” From Their Child.
Makeshift memorials are reminders that we must put an end to drunken driving once and for all. How tired are we, and weary of riding, driving or walking past flowers and wreaths, hung on poles and laid by roadsides. They might be considered pretty, if not serving as reminders of young lives lost to DUI (driving under the influence) accidents and vehicular homicides? These memorials stand as a warning to further deter these senseless deaths and injuries.
Continue reading No More Roadside Shrines — by Micki Peluso
The problem lies mostly with the boys, but girls, too, are aggressive, prone to bad language and general destructive behavior. Bullying smaller children, fighting among themselves and surliness toward adults is common to both sexes.Yet to all appearances, these children seem normal. Some are deceptively lovable, polite and well-mannered. They smile easily and give the appearance of friendly, gregarious young children of ages from eight to twelve-years-old. Whatever their outward aspect, they are also emotionally distraught, street savvy, proficient liars, thieves and con artists.
Continue reading Children Lost Through a Failed System — by Micki Peluso