Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders. People that suffer with sickle cell disease have an abnormal protein in their red blood cells. In the United States, most people who have sickle cell disease are of African ancestry, but the condition is also common in people with a Hispanic and Mediterranean background. Because the disease runs in families, couples planning to have children can have genetic testing.
For many of us, beating that 3 pm slump entirely just isn’t going to happen—and that’s okay. The fact that you start yawning in the afternoon and find it hard to soldier on with your work or school day doesn’t make you a failure, just normal. Planning ahead for it can actually help you maximize your productivity during that time and regain a handle on your day so you don’t get off track.
Do you remember your first day of school? You were filled with excitement and apprehension for the year ahead. You were also nervous to meet your classmates and teacher. Your new backpack was stuffed with supplies, and your coolest clothes were laid out.
Want to improve your productivity at school and work? We hear so often about tips and tricks to try, but if you’ve attempted to implement x-y-x game-changing hack and not been able to stick with it, you’re not alone. Working on your mindset and how you’re looking at your work and productivity may actually be more helpful.
Did you know that employers believe that a potential candidate is better well-rounded when they have a social media presence? That’s right! If an employer knows that you are engaging in online activity, they see that you are capable of expressing yourself and sharing your views. Employers believe this is an expression of good personal health.
What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Having a Social Media Presence?
When you’re in school, starting a new job, or growing your own company, developing good productivity skills can help you manage your time effectively. This is key for achieving your goals without burning out.
Not sure where to start? This article by Gwen Moren for Fast Company shares productivity tips five CEOs swear by.
Students and Faculty & Staff gathered to enjoy a BBQ, summer treats sold by Sisters United, and a traditional softball game between Students and Faculty/Staff. After 2 years, the Staff/Faculty finally had a victory. Faculty/Staff won with a final score of 34-9!
Click here to view more photos
If change is the only thing constant in the world, it’s most pronounced in social media. We’ve seen more communication and media formats come up in recent years than the preceding century. From Facebook Watch to Twitter’s live broadcasts, and most recently, the launch of IGTV, a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favorite Instagram creators.
What is IGTV?
Every day we make decisions in our personal and professional lives. Some decisions are small, some are big, some are huge…the pressure we place on ourselves make it hard for us to think clearly. However, checking in with ourselves about our gut feeling and how the various choices fit into the big picture can make it easier to process.
Regardless of whether you’re spending your summer working or relaxing (hopefully a combination of both?) it’s a great time of year to pick up a book to engage you and expand your thinking. With 88 titles, this summer reading list from TED speakers has something for everyone. It’s broken down by interest—want to know why humans do what we do? Looking for a break from work? Craving fiction? Want to learn something new? They’ve got you covered.