Monthly Archives: July 2017

How does the Wireless Industry Treat Gender Equality in Advertising?

The new Gender Equality movement in advertising is hot, as led by the Association of National Advertisers‘ #SeeHer initiative. Presenting all genders respectfully in advertising impacts Reputation and Calls to Action. Today’s focus is on Gender Equality in wireless advertising. Continue reading

Woman at work feeling stressed out

Feeling stressed out? Get moving!

When you have a million things on your plate and are feeling stressed out, adding anything else seems like a terrible idea. But being active does more than just boost your physical health, it can help everything else in your day go smoother. Continue reading

Carb Meal, Giant Pot of Spaghetti

To Carb or Not To Carb? A Diabetic Question…

A Diabetic counting carbs? So you are watching your carb intake, but you have that big race this weekend. Should you still carbo load? Continue reading

Sobriety at social settings

So as we end this class, one thing I want to leave you with is – if you are considering sobriety, you can still keep your friends and be social.

Sobriety may not be for everyone. You must be determined. You must desire it and see the benefit. But how do you handle sobriety at social settings? Continue reading

A boy in a suit being productive at work

An unlikely way to be more productive at work

What do Bill Ford, Ariana Huffington and other successful corporate leaders have in common? Meditation. That’s right, they believe a important step to be more productive at work is something you think of more in a yoga studio than a boardroom. Continue reading

Classification of Thunderstorms

Summer in Texas always come with the occasional thunderstorm. Thunderstorms have class, but how do you tell their class?  One storm can have many different types of characteristics. What may look like a pulse storm may, in fact, be a supercell. Storms will come and storms will go, so you may want to understand how classification of thunderstorms work. Continue reading

Nutrition for Aging Hair

Nutrition for Aging Hair

You’ve heard all of the new terms.  Orange is the NEW Black and 40 is the new 30.  All laughable. Right?  Wrong!  As women age, they lose some important stuff that keeps them looking young.  How can you maintain healthy-looking hair after 40? By developing proper nutrition for aging hair! Continue reading

24K gold cuff with 3 quartz stones as example of the power of gemstones in fashion

The Power of Gemstones in Fashion

Continuing with our series of articles about the power of gemstones in fashion, we will cover the benefits attributed to quartz. First of all, its beauty enhances outfits from a wide variety of styles.

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Pura Vida sign on a tree

Pura Vida: A better life

What does it mean to have a better life? Is there a checklist or a price tag? If you ask Costa Ricans, otherwise known as Ticos, the answer is “no”.  All they say is “Pura Vida”.

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#HairGoals from Essence Festival

#HairGoals from Essence Festival

Time, Inc. recently reported that more than 470,000 people attended Essence Festival in New Orleans over the 4th of July weekend. This annual cultural celebration generated a record-breaking 4 billion social media impressions. Are you looking to see #HairGoals from Essence Festival? The wait is over.

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Barbara’s Pavillion introduces a new Oak Cliff bartender

Brady is the new bartender in Oak Cliff. Brady serves drinks at Barbara’s Pavillion on Friday night and Sunday from 4 p.m. to close.

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Driver's License for Persons with Diabetes

Diabetes: Driving Under the Influence

Should diabetes be a factor in receiving or keeping your driver’s license? Well, it is. Continue reading

words "life is better when you're laughing"

Laughing in the Face of Diabetes

You may feel that Diabetes is no laughing matter. But is laughter really the best medicine? Continue reading

Frida fest crowd showing how Frida fever continues

Frida Fever Continues

Beyond the furor of Frida’s birthday celebrations, the Frida fever continues influencing art and fashion around the world.

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bright red cocktail with watermelon slice on top

The Best Happy Hour Deals at NorthPark Center

Happy hour on a patio is almost a sport in Dallas. You may not know that there are some great happy hours to enjoy while shopping at NorthPark Center. Whether you are popping into your favorite store after work or heading to see a movie, take advantage of these great happy hour deals at NorthPark Center! Continue reading

Class #7 7/10/17, Last Class

Here are the lecture decks for out last class together.

7.0 CAPE Quick Planning

7.1-Digital-Live Blogging


two waffles topped with sweet toppings

10 Best Dessert Places in Dallas

I have a weakness for breakfast and, like most people, I have a weakness for sweets. If you want to know where to know where to find 10 of the best dessert places in Dallas, keep reading. Continue reading

Moxie Moves: The Active Diabetic

It’s obvious that your diet is essential to your overall health and the fight against diabetes. But equally as important is exercise. As a diabetic, any activity that has you up and moving is fundamental to allowing your body’s cells to absorb and use the glucose from the blood to fuel your body. Continue reading

Practical activities do instead of drinking

Instead of drinking, try one of these activities like kayaking

Once you make the decision to be sober, consider these practical activities to do instead of drinking.

Once you made up your mind to be sober, you are half way there. Regardless of the reason why you stopped drinking, the temptation to give in is the same. To be sober, you must believe it, and that will also require becoming one.

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Woman Summer Running in Texas

Resources for Summer Running in Texas

Summer running in Texas calls for both toughness and good judgment. But with a little planning and knowledge, you can achieve your running goals even in the summer heat.

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College Admissions Essays

College Admissions Essays

Has your high school senior started to write his or her college admissions essays? If not, here are three tips your student should keep in mind when writing the essays.

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Study Skills

Why are study skills important?

Let’s first take a look at what is meant by study skills, and then consider why study skills are important.
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Hidden Texas Gems: San Marcos, A Natural Wonder

Just beyond our state capital resides a quaint town known as San Marcos

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College Applications

College Application Forms

Which forms or applications do you need in order to apply to a college?

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Student Studying

Preparing for Standardized Tests

How do you prepare for standardized tests?

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store sign after Hurricane Fran

Underrated Hurricane Fran

There are several four letter words, but Fran I use the most.  It was the second hurricane to directly hit North Carolina that summer.  Underrated Hurricane Fran would become something that people still talk about today. The impact and devastation went from Florida up into the New England states. During this time frame, I was stationed at Camp Lejune North Carolina and experienced the heart of the damage. Continue reading

Parent and child arguing about college

Conflict in College Admissions

What to do when there’s conflict between parents and students about the college admissions process? Continue reading

Stan Lemons speaking to students about college opportunities

Why I wrote the book

Want to understand Stan Lemons’ motivation to write the Expanding College Opportunity book and student workbook? Here’s why:

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Gemstones for Energy and Style on a cuff with turquoise chips by Barbosa

Gemstones for Energy and Style

Since thousands of years, several cultures around the world use gemstones for energy and style.  These beautiful elements not only elevate any fashion style but they could also provide other great benefits such as healing, protection and attraction properties. Continue reading

C-141 in the air cloud seeding

Cloud Seeding

Drinkable water has become more scarce as demand and population size has increased.  We must look for other ways to increase rainfall.  Cloud seeding is a means of changing the weather that might help. Continue reading