Social Good

    Shaping Communities: The Story of Providence St. Joseph Health

    What would our community be without medical experts? We may only encounter hospitals when in dire need, but it doesn’t change the fact that these institutions offer life-saving resources 24 hours a day. Hospitals play such an integral role in society, and Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) is one hospital that is reaching beyond its operating rooms and into its communities.

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    5 Unique Beauty Hacks with Palmer’s Cocoa Butter

    What if I told you there’s one beauty product that has 101 uses? This is not a drill, gals! I’ve used cocoa butter for years on stretch marks and scars, but I recently learned how incredible resourceful I could be by using this product. Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula has been around since 1840 and is a jar brimming with opportunities. I put the substance to the test, and I’m so excited to report that I have five special beauty hacks with Palmer’s Cocoa Butter to share with you!

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    5 Ways to Give Back on Valentine’s Day

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    Valentine’s Day is a hotly debated subject amongst my friends. There are those of us who relish in the candy grams and flowers, while others would rather ditch Cupid completely. It took me awhile to learn this, but Valentine’s Day is about love — all kinds of love. It doesn’t matter if you’re single or in a relationship, the holiday is just another reason to spread your love. Love is boundless and can be with more than your significant other, but your community. With so many people in need, it’s the perfect opportunity to give back on Valentine’s Day to those who could use the love.

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    Blogging Tips Growth & Inspiration Life

    10 Motivational Podcasts for 2019 + New Year Target Giveaway

    There’s a reason why everyone in your life has their headphones on at all times. From your device to the buds in our ear, thousands of podcasts are being consumed on the hour and are resonating with listeners around the world. When I’m not listening to a tech or true crime show, you can find me listening to self-help and motivational podcasts. The portability allows me to not only learn but feel human connection when I’m getting through the day.

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    150 Blog Post Ideas for Every Blogger

    Is the only thing stopping you from blogging your writer’s block? If you’re fresh out of ideas or in a creative rut, it can make blogging feel like a near-impossible task. As someone who knows the struggle, I took the time to brainstorm 150 blog post ideas for the new year. Whether you’re a veteran blogger looking for different angles or new blogger in search of ideas and tactics, I hope this list sparks inspiration for a year’s worth of quality content.

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    Growth & Inspiration Life

    2019 Goals and 2018 Reflections

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    I rolled out of bed to a still morning with the remnants of midnight’s champagne toast in my system. I relish in the quiet moments where I’m the only one awake in my home, so I lit some candles and broke in a new 2019 planner. I took to the vacant page with a rainbow of office supplies and began to home in on my 2019 goals. January 1st may have the same 24 hours as any day, but its vitality and promise are palpable. Each new year gives us the opportunity to press the reset button. Perhaps the idea of starting fresh is an adult’s version of Christmas morning — we unwrap the gift of a new year from something bigger than ourselves.  

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