Entries by Sherry Rolen

Why Do Women Outnumber Men in College?

“Women earned 45.1 percent of bachelor’s degrees in business in 1984-5 and 50 percent by 2001-2, up from only 9.1 percent in 1970-1.” It is fairly well known that women today outnumber men in American colleges. In 2003, there were 1.35 females for every male who graduated from a four-year college and 1.3 females for […]

Optimism May Propel Women to a Longer Life

Upbeat outlook linked to lower risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and other causes, study says. WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Women who generally believe that good things will happen may live longer. That’s the suggestion of a new study that seems to affirm the power of positive thinking. “This study shows […]

Five Ways to Define Success

By Dr. Linda Seger We all seem to want it. We all seem to seek it. “Success” seems to be the magic word for what we chase after, prepare for, choose, desire. It’s how we often define our lives. Money, fame, and power are often what we have been told make up success. If we […]

Women Remain Underrepresented Across Organizations

From entry level to the C-suite, women are underrepresented at US corporations, less likely to advance than men, and face more barriers to senior leadership. In fact, at the rate of progress of the past three years, it will take more than 100 years for the upper reaches of US corporations to achieve gender parity. These […]

These 11 Comfort Food Restaurants in Missouri Are All You Need This Season

These 11 Comfort Food Restaurants In Missouri Are All You Need This Season When the weather gets colder, there’s nothing like warming up with some tasty comfort food. Here are some of my favorite places to get the most delicious homestyle classics in Missouri. Sweetie Pie’s – St. Louis Richie D./Yelp Sweetie Pie’s Soul Food/Facebook […]

Christmas Lights Road Trip Through Missouri

The Christmas Lights Road Trip Through Missouri That’s Nothing Short Of Magical Much like listening to only one Christmas song, visiting only one Christmas lights display is just never enough during the holiday season. This family road trip will put you in the holiday spirit and leave you in awe. Click here to view the full set […]

7 Perfect Quotes for Thanksgiving From Empowering Women

SHARE ON FACEBOOKSHARE ON TWITTEREMAIL TO A FRIEND By MAKERS Team | November 18, 2016 Traditionally, Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and gratitude. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up our favorite quotes from empowering women who express the importance of gratitude in everyday life. 1. “Gratitude is looking on the brighter side of life, […]

Stress, depression and the holidays: Tips for coping

Stress and depression can ruin your holidays and hurt your health. Being realistic, planning ahead and seeking support can help ward off stress and depression. By Mayo Clinic Staff The holiday season often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression. And it’s no wonder. The holidays present a dizzying array of demands — parties, shopping, […]

Caregiver stress: Tips for taking care of yourself

Caring for a loved one strains even the most resilient people. If you’re a caregiver, take steps to preserve your own health and well-being. By Mayo Clinic Staff As the population ages, more caregiving is being provided by people who aren’t health care professionals. These informal caregivers provide 80 percent of long-term care in the […]

Young Mothers Balance College and Parenting

Courtney Webb was expected to graduate in May of 2011 from Oklahoma State University, just like the rest of her class. But unlike her peers, her college years were not spent just worrying about grades, looking for a job and making lasting memories with friends. Webb had to take an extra year to graduate and […]