Are you happy with your life as it is right now? Have you thought about taking a class? learning a new skill? changing your career? Rebuild Your Life Month is observed each year in June and it allows people to take a moment to reflect on the way they’re living their lives. It is never too late to start living the life you have always wanted to. This could mean changing careers, taking a sabbatical, changing your education path, etc. As long as you believe in your dreams and follow what makes you happy, you can rebuild your life. Rebuild Your Life Month is the perfect way to start doing just that if you’ve been putting your life plans on the back-burner.
Author Archives: Diane Osborne
What is Memorial Day?
Memorial Day is one of those holidays that many Americans don’t know the significance about how it came about. They just know it is the last Monday in May that they get off of work and that it signals the start of the summer season. It means so much more than that.
Natural Solutions Journal
In this ever-changing world, here is a journal that is full of tools that can help you be in charge of your well-being. Natural Solutions works with the top health writers in the country to develop research-backed content that emphasizes practical solutions and gives readers the information they need to better care for themselves and the planet. Natural Solutions has been the most reliable voice in natural health since 1994. Bellevue University Library has access to December 2010 to the present and it is published by InnoVision Health Media Inc.
Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month. An autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability caused by differences in the brain. Some people with ASD have a known difference, such as a genetic condition. Other causes are not yet known. Scientists believe there are multiple causes of ASD that act together to change the most common ways people develop. We still have much to learn about these causes and how they impact people with ASD.
April is Move More Month
Move More Month is a campaign created by the American Heart Association in an effort to help adults add more physical activity to their day. After all, many adults don’t get the recommended exercise they need.
On March 1, 1867, Nebraska became the 37th state admitted to the Union. ‘Nebraska” is derived from the old ‘Otoe’ words ‘Ni Brasge’ or the Omaha words ‘Ni Bthaska,’ which means flat water. It makes a reference to the Platte River that flows through the state. I was born and raised in this wonderful state. So, to celebrate Nebraska’s 156th birthday, I want to share my pride in Nebraska by talking about 20 items that you may not have known come from Nebraska.
National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month is celebrated every March and is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the United States. National Nutrition Month focuses on helping people to make correct food choices as well as developing good eating and exercising habits.
Heart Disease Awareness Month
When we think of February, we think about Valentine’s Day and love. Well, this post is about one where I love you enough to share some hard facts about your heart health. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States? One person dies every 34 seconds in the United States from cardiovascular disease. Just a couple years ago, in 2020, about 697,000 people in the United States died from heart disease, that’s 1 in every 5 deaths.
National Hot Breakfast Month
Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day, and that’s why so many of us make a point of getting up in the morning and pouring ourselves a bowl of our favorite cereal. If not cereal, than a cold bagel smeared with cream cheese, and if we’re in a particular hurry, then we’ll have a protein bar or one of the many breakfast bars on the market to see us through the day.
National Hot Breakfast Month encourages us to break this cycle of coldness and start the day off HOT!
Library Subscription Boxes
The Freeman/Lozier Library offers subscription boxes. Well, if you look at it in a certain light, you could say we do. The definition of a subscription box is a group of physical products packaged in a box and delivered to customers on a regular, recurring schedule. There are all kinds of subscription boxes out there such as: meal kits, clothing, pets, crafts, babies, learning, and beauty products all catered to meet your needs. The Freeman/Lozier Library offers this service in two unique ways.