Author Archives: Diane Osborne

Positive Thinking Day

 

September 13th is Positive Thinking Day.  It could not come at a better time than just a couple days after we remember one of the most tragic days in American history- 9/11/2001.  What got those heroes through that tough day and every day since?  I’m sure a dose of a positive attitude and working together towards a common goal got them through. Continue reading

Reasons to Love Reading on Book Lovers Day

I have always known that reading was good for you just like an “apple a day keeps the doctor away.” “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” (Dr. Suess, I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!)

But exactly how is it good for you or what are the benefits of taking time to read for pleasure?  It’s not like they ask you on your resume to list how many and what books you have read?  It may be a good job interview question though to find out what kind a person you are hiring.  To help celebrate National Book Lovers Day, here are some great reasons to be caught reading today.

 

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Patriotism in America

I am one who was born and raised in America and who respects American values.  As we celebrate Independence Day, one of America’s most important holidays, I thought this would be a good time to reflect at what the word patriotism means and how we have moved so far away from the beliefs that our founding fathers had when they founded this “land that we love” and call the United States of America.

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Sun Safety Tips

Have you ever gotten a sunburn? Once you experience a real bad one, you never want to go through that again because you remember the pain that it caused.  The worse case scenario could be a third degree burn or even skin cancer.  The good news is that in most cases it can be prevented.

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The Importance of Drinking Water

Have you had enough water today? How do you know how much is enough? These are important questions to know the answers to because every major system in your body is influenced by fluid balance.  Our body is composed of roughly 60% of water and it has the many jobs to take care of our bodies.  It transports nutrients to our organs and cells, carries away toxins, serves as a lubricant for joints and bones, helps us regulate our body temperature and even impacts brain function.  Without water, we simply cannot survive!

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Easter Fun Facts

When we think of Easter, there are at least two meanings to the word.  There is the religious meaning where Christians celebrate Jesus who died on the cross for their sins, rose from the dead, showing that He is the Son of God.  Those who believe in Him are given the gift of eternal life.  The other meaning is renewal of life with images of spring, bunnies, baby animals, pastel colors and of course candy.

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St. Patrick’s Day Fun Facts

 

We all know that Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17th.  You may even know that it started as a religious observation.  Today it has turned into everything Irish.  Here are some interesting facts about this world renowned festivity.

 

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Cyber Security Journal Review

Cyber Security: A Peer-Reviewed Journal is a quarterly journal published by Henry Stewart.  You will find in-depth articles and case studies written by and for cyber security professionals.  Each issue features the current thinking and best practices in cyber resilience, cyber security, cyber-crime, and cyber warfare.  The articles depict practical experience in national crime infrastructure, government, finance, corporate, military, and not-for-profit sectors.

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