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Public Relations Tackles The "Winter Blues"

Public Relations Tackles The “Winter Blues”

The evidence is anecdotal (around-the-water-cooler complaints), scientific (a host of medical studies), and likely personal. If you spend most days in an office environment and reside north of the Sun Belt … well, you’re well aware winter has the power…


Balancing Work/Life Stress By Volunteering

Balancing the stress of work and life isn’t an easy task, but it is a necessary one.  Although I’ve always had animals of some kind growing up (yep, I was the one trying to save every neighborhood dog, turtle, rabbit,…


New Year’s Resolutions!

It’s that time of year again. That time when we scratch our heads, wonder where the year went, and resolve to make changes in the New Year. As I look back on 2015, I see that the more things change,…


FaceTime vs. Face-to-face time

Put down the phone!” — a phrase commonly heard at dinner tables and general gatherings everywhere. Many lament that the current generation, so engrossed in their phones, is losing valuable face-to-face communication skills, always entranced by a virtual world. But…


Emogis are the new hieroglyphics

Every generation adopts its own style of dressing, music and habits which usually confuse anyone who is not a part of this group. Language and slang terms were another way to communicate in a way that could only be understood…


Starbucks Red Cup Controversy

Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace and love. This year the holidays are adding some controversy for those who want to enjoy the season with a hot cup of coffee. Every year Starbucks offers a holiday cup…


Local Elections News Coverage & Apathy

Local Elections, News Coverage and Apathy

Now that Election Day is in the rear view mirror unlike the colorful campaign signs it leaves behind, there are some important takeaways related to this year’s election, its news coverage and lack thereof.   Tuesday’s election turnout was one…


“Who are the Purple People?”

Why is it important to spread awareness when you don’t know anyone with Pancreatic Cancer? Because at one point, neither did I. November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. November 13th is World Pancreatic Cancer Day. A day to spread awareness…


Social Media and Stray Pets

Public relations professionals may be able to learn something from cute cat videos. Authenticity and connecting to a higher cause are two concepts that not only benefit stray animals, but Fortune 500 companies as well. A lifelong passion of mine…