Recent Posts by Jacki Hayes
Cultivating gratitude is often listed as one of the steps to finding happiness and living a more positive life. Studies show that grateful people live happier, less stressed lives.
Making time for gratitude can be done with simple daily rituals.
Whether it is a gratitude jar or a simple mantra to repeat each morning, the practice of acknowledging gratitude has tremendous impact on our lives and perspectives.
Yet there will be days in the beginning, perhaps even that first day of your practice, that you may sit and stare at your gratitude journal and wonder what the hell to write....
I don’t think it is any news that our culture has become increasingly aware that the media often presents unhealthy, or even fake, images of women in television, movies, and magazines.
Models are often excessively thin. Everyone is gooped up with make-up and hair product, and then redone with PhotoShop. Actresses often have butt, leg, stomach, etc stand-ins.
Thankfully there has been a backlash, a desire to undo unrealistic beauty standards, a drive to create new definitions of beauty.
Glamour magazine experienced tremendous support when they featured a nude photo of Lizzi Miller...
As November approaches, our nation’s political parties are rallying behind issues that inflame the division of our nation between progressive and conservative, wealthy and not-wealthy, educated and not-as-educated, white and everyone else. Their bickering is intended to push people to pick a side and hold their stance firmly.
In the black-and-white world created by the political parties we find ourselves debating the issues that affect women in particular, in this so called War on Women. In this dichotomous culture, how you choose to vote on these issues leaves you either pro or...