Let’s Talk About Dry January

Let’s Talk About Dry January

Happy New Year!!! I’m not sure if it is a good sign or a bad sign that the first time I heard about “Dry January” was one week ago! Apparently, Dry January began in 2012 as an initiative by Alcohol Change UK, a British non-profit, to ‘ditch the...
Don’t Go Home for the Holidays – Until You Read This!

Don’t Go Home for the Holidays – Until You Read This!

For many years as a young adult, I greeted the winter holiday season with trepidation. It took many years to figure out that I was the one in charge of managing my ‘holiday’ stress. But then again, I have never been hospitalized during Christmas. That...
What a Difference a Nurse Makes

What a Difference a Nurse Makes

November brings the holiday of Thanksgiving and with it, reminders for us all to give thanks for the blessings in our lives, however small. Besides my friends, family, good health and chocolate chip cookies, I am most grateful for my nursing colleagues at Guardian...
Bullies Are Not Just In Schoolyards Anymore

Bullies Are Not Just In Schoolyards Anymore

I think we can all agree on two things: Social media is a big part of kid’s lives (as well as adults). Back in 2018, the Pew Research Center found that 97% of nearly 750 teenagers used a social media platform. I would dare to say that in 2023, if a child has a...
Road Trip!! 7 Safety Tips for Summer Driving

Road Trip!! 7 Safety Tips for Summer Driving

Only in Philadelphia could a major road re-opening be celebrated by all of the pro teams’ mascots riding on a firetruck, but I bet ALL of us were cheering for the fantastic work that our building trades’ union members did 24/7 on reopening Interstate 95....