Black Farmers in Agriculture

February is Black History month, so it got me thinking and interested in learning more about the history of black people and their involvement with agriculture. I was able to dig up some interesting facts and discovered that black people have made some significant contributions to the history of agriculture and their inventions still haveContinue reading “Black Farmers in Agriculture”

Advocacy vs Arrogance – Promote your beliefs without shaming your target audience

When it comes to advocating for a cause you believe in there is a fine line where a person goes from being an advocate to becoming arrogant. One of the key components to promoting your industry is to educate people without shaming them. The minute your tone becomes condescending and you place yourself on anContinue reading “Advocacy vs Arrogance – Promote your beliefs without shaming your target audience”

Is beef really too expensive?

Here are 10 foods that are more expensive per ounce than organic, grass-fed beef. Snickers Duchess Chocolate Donuts Morning Star Farms Black Bean Burgers Tofurky Deli Slices Beyond Meat “Beefy Crumbles” Daiya Dairy Free Cheddar “Style” Cheese Strawberries Vegan Pure Protein Powder Goji Berries Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookies If you’re interested, you can see theContinue reading “Is beef really too expensive?”

5 Things you should know about stress

I was browsing the National Institute of Mental health website and stumbled across the below publication. I thought it does a good job of summarizing facts about stress. If you are interested in more information I have attached the link at the bottom of the article of where this information was found at, if youContinue reading “5 Things you should know about stress”

You don’t need expensive food to eat healthy

Part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle involves doing several things. Things like diet (the things you eat), exercise or daily activity (depending on what type of job you have) and lastly, mental health, keeping your mind healthy is just as important as eating good healthy foods to keep your body functioning properly. A few yearsContinue reading “You don’t need expensive food to eat healthy”

The trucking industry: It needs our support

Every day in the United States of America truck drivers move over $700.4 billion worth of goods. The trucking industry is a very critical component to keep the U.S. economy moving. There are over 55,000 pharmacies in the United States, within just a few days, those pharmacies would quickly run out of medicine if thereContinue reading “The trucking industry: It needs our support”

Moving to Assisted Living? These Tips Can Help With Major Home Decisions

Moving to Assisted Living? These Tips Can Help With Major Home Decisions When you need to leave your home to move into an assisted living facility, it’s easy to let emotions get the best of you. After all, this is a huge transition that signifies the closing of one chapter and the beginning of anotherContinue reading “Moving to Assisted Living? These Tips Can Help With Major Home Decisions”

NIMH Answers Questions about Suicide

Q: How common is suicide in children and teens? A: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2014, suicide was the second leading cause of death for young people ages 10–24. Although these numbers may make suicide seem common, it is still a rare event. Suicidal thoughts or behaviors are more commonContinue reading “NIMH Answers Questions about Suicide”