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National Women’s Health Week

By |2024-05-13T11:51:50-05:00May 13th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Cross-Cultural, Culture, diversity, Environment, Family time, Global, global competency, Goals, Gracious Living, Inclusion, intercultural competence, International History, International Observances, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Modern Manners, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Stress, United States, US Observances, Women in Business, Women in the Workforce|

National Women’s Health Week   By Sharon Schweitzer   Every May beginning on Mother’s Day, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office on Women’s Health (OWH) leads National Women’s Health Week (NWHW). This year, NWHW takes place May 12 – 18th. This observance aims to highlight women’s health issues and priorities and [...]

National Volunteering Month

By |2024-04-08T10:11:01-05:00April 8th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business and the Environment, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Cultural Snapshot, Culture, Earth, Environment, Family time, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Global Traditions, Goals, Gracious Living, Inclusion, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Observances, Language and Culture, Lifestyle, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Quality time, Relationship Building, Relationships, Self-Awareness, Stress, United States, US Observances, Volunteering & Mentoring|

National Volunteering Month   By Sharon Schweitzer April recognizes all those who give their time and energy during National Volunteer Month. In the United States, volunteerism is instilled at a young age. In many parts of the country, it is the cornerstone of summer vacation or woven into after school programs. Most organizations in small [...]

National Clean-off Your Desk Day

By |2024-01-08T10:29:39-06:00January 8th, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Austin, Business and the Environment, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global, Goals, intercultural competence, International Observances, Lifestyle, Millennials, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Self-Awareness, Stress, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances, Workplace Etiquette|

National Clean-off Your Desk Day By Sharon Schweitzer The organized clean-enthusiast who started this celebration is Anne Moeller in Clio, Michigan. Celebrated on the second Monday of January, it is likely that this holiday is the result of the cluttered desktops pre and post the Christmas season and New Year.  This day is an opportunity [...]

International Mind-Body Wellness Day

By |2024-01-03T10:58:37-06:00January 3rd, 2024|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, celebrations, China, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Goals, Holiday Season, Intercultural, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Quality time, Self-Awareness, Stress, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

International Mind-Body Wellness Day   By Sharon Schweitzer   January 3rd is International Mind-Body Wellness Day, an opportunity to celebrate how a healthy mind and healthy emotions means a healthy body! The mind, body and soul connection plays an integral role in our overall health and well-being. Our emotions, purpose, spirituality, experiences, goals, beliefs, habits [...]

National Gratitude Month

By |2023-11-15T08:56:01-06:00November 15th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, celebrations, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Culture, gift-giving, Global Celebrations, Global Traditions, Gracious Living, intercultural competence, International Observances, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Self-Awareness, Stress, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

National Gratitude Month By Sharon Schweitzer   In the words of the famous Roman orator and philosopher Marcus Tullius Cicero: “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the mother of all the others.”.  The ancients knew about gratitude. We know about gratitude today, too. It’s one of the first big lessons we learn [...]

National Author’s Day

By |2023-11-01T08:53:20-05:00November 1st, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Author Reviews and Profiles, book recommendations, Cross-Cultural, Culture, diversity, Global, Global Celebrations, global competency, Intercultural, intercultural competence, International History, International Holidays, International Observances, Language and Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Stress, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

National Author’s Day By Sharon Schweitzer The creator of National Author’s Day is still unknown. In 1928, Nellie Verne Burt McPherson, the president of the Bement, Illinois Women’s Club suggested setting aside a day to celebrate American authors. She was a teacher and an avid reader throughout her life. While she was recuperating in the [...]

Positive Attitude Month

By |2023-10-05T12:47:04-05:00October 5th, 2023|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Cross-Cultural, Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business in, Global, Gracious Living, Intercultural, International Holidays, International Observances, Observances - Monthly & Daily, October celebrations, Relationship Building, Self-Awareness, Stress, U.S. Holidays, United States, US Observances|

Positive Attitude Month By Sharon Schweitzer   “While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.”                                                   – Benjamin Franklin October [...]

5 Tips for Overcoming Work Stress

By |2021-04-19T23:24:36-05:00April 19th, 2021|Business Etiquette, Career Tips, Lifestyle, Stress|

Image: stock.adobe.com By Kittiphan The U.S. is known for its “work hard, play hard” mentality. While it ranks tenth on the list of Hardest Working Countries 2021 (Mexico and Costa Rica rank first and second), many consider the U.S. American workplace to be one of the most stressful worldwide. Source: https://worldpopulationreview.com/country-rankings/hardest-working-countries In fact, [...]

Stress Awareness Month: 5 Tips for Overcoming Office Stress

By |2018-10-11T14:54:27-05:00April 2nd, 2018|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Business and the Environment, Career Tips, Lifestyle, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Self-Awareness, Stress, US Observances|

The U.S. is internationally known for its “work hard, play hard” mentality. While not at the top of the list, and many consider the U.S. American workplace to be among the most stressful worldwide. In fact, in 2017 Forbes ranked the US as the second most competitive country worldwide, and a survey by Monster revealed [...]

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