Time’s Up in every workplace, not just Hollywood

January 15, 2018

Recently, Oprah Winfrey was given a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes. This coincided with the rollout of the “Time’s Up” movement, designed to raise awareness about the state of sexual assault, harassment and inequity in Hollywood, and to a large extent, the professional workplace in general. The new “Time’s Up” movement was created by strong women with ties to Hollywood who are not only using their status as icons to raise awareness, but are also starting a legal defense fund designed to help women who don’t have “Hollywood” resources to pursue legal action against those they feel have violated their rights. The group will also use their clout to develop ideas and lobby for more equitable legislation between men and women in the workplace and are trying to right their own house in making Hollywood a place men and women are treated the same. During her speech, I was so moved when Oprah said: “But it’s not just a story affecting the entertainment industry. It’s one that transcends any culture, geography, race, religion, politics, or workplace. So, I want tonight to express gratitude to all the women who have endured years of abuse and assault because they, like my mother, had children to feed a

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July 13, 2017

Do you love your breakfast smoothie but are longing for variety? I get it, some of you might just want to add variety for days when there’s a few extra minutes to spare, having a satiating meal composed of protein and good fats can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight maintenance. This is because good protein helps you feel fuller longer and uses up a bunch of calories to absorb and metabolize. So I’m going to show you how to get the protein, as well as some veggies and healthy fats for your soon-to-be favorite new “go-to” breakfasts. Breakfast Food #1: Eggs Yes, eggs are the “quintessential” food. And for good reason! No, I’m not talking about processed egg whites in a carton, (gross!) I mean actual whole free range or organic “eggs” (preferable from your local farmer). Egg whites are OK but only as part of the whole deal. Egg yolks are the real nutritional hero here. The mighty yolk contains vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and healthy fats. Eggs have been shown to help you feel full, keep you feeling fuller longer, and help to stabilize blood sugar and insulin. Not to mention how easy it is to boil a bunch of eggs and keep them in the fridge for a “grab and go” breakfast or snack when you’re running short on time. My family loves them on salads too! And…nope the choleste

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