Help combat the significant impact of depression on individuals and businesses [Infographic]
(BPT) - The signs of depression, at work and at home, are known to cause people significant distress/impairment in social, occupational, and other important areas of life. To help combat the significant impact of depression on individuals and businesses, the Partnership for Workplace Mental Health, a program of the American Psychiatric Foundation, and Employers Health, a national employer coalition based in Ohio, created Right Direction, a first-of-its-kind initiative to raise awareness about...
Learn the finer points of the man's budget [Infographic]
(BPT) - Gillette asked 500 guys how they spend their money and how that differs from their friends. The results showed guys almost always think that their friends spend more than they do and some things that seem expensive may actually be cheaper than guys realize. Learn more about what guys spend their money on and how they can achieve Gillette's the best shave for only about $1 a week.
Secrets for selecting hard-working spring beauty products
(BPT) - Spring is the perfect time for women everywhere to 'plus up' their beauty routine with the most effective, hard-working products - especially when it comes to skincare. While beauty aficionados may be lured by fad-driven skincare products, it's often the 'classics' that work the hardest and are the most efficacio...
Color your world: Quick, easy ways to brighten decor and wardrobe
(BPT) - When spring and summer arrive, Mother Nature shows off her decorating skills, bringing vibrant color to the outdoors. The bounty of hues outside can inspire homeowners to liven up their own environments, too. Enjoying the colors of nature is free to all, and brightening your indoor environment and your wardrobe d...
3 easy ways to embrace spring style
(BPT) - With the winter doldrums behind us, it's finally time to enjoy the warmer weather and get into the spirit of spring. By incorporating some of the season's latest trends through a few simple tips and tricks, you can make this spring your best one yet. Pretty and playful pastels Pastels are the 'it' shades of the season, having ruled the spring runways. And now that the sun is finally shining, you can start to add these must-have colors, such as light pink, mint green and even the Panto...
Heartburn-busting tips to keep summer feasting fun
(BPT) - Warm weather is on the way, which means family gatherings, vacations and lots of party foods. From sweet barbecue and frozen treats, to spicy and rich foods, spring and summer are full of risks for people prone to frequent heartburn. This year, try to beat the burn with some quick tips to help manage the problem....
Your next profession: Are you meant to be a teacher?
(BPT) - Teaching is an admirable profession, whether you're helping kindergarteners learn to read or preparing high school students for life after graduation. If you're looking for a fulfilling career, teaching could be a great option no matter how old or young you are. Are you meant to be a teacher? Genevieve Koens aske...
Beyond games: Tips for tapping tech for education
(BPT) - We know kids love technology for fun - video games, movies, keeping in touch with friends - it's easy to spend hours glued to the screen, wasting time. But there's also plenty technology can do to enrich learning and help kids develop new skills in this digital age. The key is finding the right ways to use technology that take it from easy fun to learning opportunities, both in the classroom and at home. The following tips can help you ensure the kids in your life are taking full adva...
Safety tips to prevent summer fun from becoming a summer scare
(BPT) - As the days get longer and warmer, kids and adults alike have plenty of reasons to get outdoors. With all the playtime comes extra dangers everyone needs to be on the lookout for. No family wants to have summer fun turn into a summer scare. Drowning is the No. 1 cause of injury-related death for kids ages 1 to 4,...