Weekly Inspiration Roundup, Vol. 15

Who’s ready for the weekend? Let’s make our way into the fun zone with inspirational blog posts! Below are some of the ones I’ve had the pleasure of reading this week. Keep on wowing me with your talent, my friends!

Inspiring reads from bloggers

Reads that inspire, from around the blogging community. Pixabay, CC0 Public Domain.

Hope… It is Enough?

John Fioravanti offers an introspective look at the state of our world today and asks Hope… Is It Enough? The post includes a wonderful quote from Michelle Obama and words from John about courage, positive spirit, and whether a better tomorrow can be found. Inspiration? It’s here.

About Harvey Weinstein

Yes, that Harvey. He’s taken the headlines of newspapers and TV news, and now the Hollywood scandal is being included here in today’s post. Jay of Assholes Watching Movies has documented shocking encounters women have had with Weinstein, and it reminds us how far we still have to go in society. But if we dig our heads in the sand about it then that cannot happen. Let’s look at this post, as uncomfortable as the details may be, and strive for a world where women are not treated as sexual objects EVER.

Let’s Spread Joy

I love the title of this inspirational blog post and it lives up to it too: 7 Ways to Spread Joy. To quote Lauren Atkins’ introduction, “If there isn’t any sunshine, we need to become the sunshine.” Yes! Let’s take it upon ourselves to share positive energy and encourage others, which is what Lauren is doing here.

You Use Petroleum Jelly for What?

Did you know the many uses of Vaseline petroleum jelly? After reading this post at The Pink Blush blog you certainly will know the hacks and benefits. From your feet to your lips, this product is useful. As you know by now, I like learning about skincare, and so I wanted to share this one.

Female Entrepreneurship Spotlight

Did you see the interview over at She’s Too Risky with Mary Liu of the New Wave program? It’s great to learn about this female entrepreneurship program that is supporting females and hear about how it has the potential to boost participants’ confidence levels. Let’s go for it!

Looking Beyond Gender

Have you ever felt that your gender limits you? Would you blog about it? That takes courage! Prajakta of An Armchair Perfectionist did write about it in an open and honest post titled My Gender. I thank her for being vulnerable enough to write it as it opens up the lines of communication between men and women, boys and girls.

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Common Health Problems In Children & Their Solutions

No matter how good of a parent you are, there will always be times when some health concerns cropping up. There is only so much you can do to keep these problems at bay, and that is worth remembering if you ever find yourself feeling like you have failed because your kids get sick or are otherwise suffering from a health concern. The truth is, there are a number of common health problems in children that you can do little about. But it is worth knowing as much as possible about what you can do, as this will ensure that you can take the best possible course of action, no matter what. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the most common health problems among children and some of their solutions. Continue reading

How Seniors Can Actually Benefit from Personal Companions

As people age, it becomes difficult to keep in touch with friends and family members. The situation is even more aggravated for those with medical conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and respiratory diseases. If you have a senior at home and you have a busy life, it might be the time to consider using companion care. Personal companions can offer assistance in light housing duties and home healthcare.

Read on to learn more about how personal companions can benefit your loved one. Continue reading