4 P’s of Pitt

Posted February 8, 2018
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The 4 P’s in Pittsburgh Food!! Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:  home of Wiz Khalifa, the Terrible Towel, the Whiskey Rebellion, and of course, great food.  Yes, food!  Pittsburgh has introduced the world to many firsts that tantalize taste buds and keep us coming back for more.  In fact, Pittsburgh is the birthplace of the Big Mac and […]

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A Passion for Writing

Posted January 9, 2018
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The Freedom to Express What’s Within I’ve never been good at speaking in public, and it’s not just related to speaking in front of large crowds. While I certainly can a carry on a simple conversation with friends and strangers alike, it has always been difficult for me to formulate and put into words some […]

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A Guide to Holistic Well-being: Part 2

Posted October 22, 2017
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Read Part 1 here. Continuing with the five indexes: Physical Concerns Anyone who has suffered from a bad case of the flu knows that even if everything else is going great in your life, physical impairments will quickly cause lead you to a sense of misery and distress. Regrettably, unhealthy lifestyles which are often tied […]

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A Guide to Holistic Well-being: Part 1

Posted October 22, 2017
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Too often, our consumer-based society reduces the idea of wellbeing and happiness to nothing more than a set of numeric, economic-based indicators. When we hear about the fight against poverty both at home and abroad, we´re normally presented with a pie chart that discusses the daily or monthly income of people and their ability to […]

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Delaware Incubators

Posted October 19, 2017
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Where Innovation, Industry, and Inspiration Collaborate for Success. Just off the road on I-95, Delaware is cultivating technology, innovation, and business through growing business incubators. Companies and startups are drawn to the area due to location and tax benefits. As business incubators are on the rise, their concept is different from what we call Technology […]

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Networking: Invest in Yourself

Posted October 19, 2017
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Whether you are an experienced employee or a newbie, fresh in the job market, networking is crucial to shaping your future. The key to networking, however, is to contribute. Similar to your bank account: if you don’t put money into your account, you’ll get nothing out.  Networking is all about building relationships and connecting with […]

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West Coast Swing

Posted October 15, 2017
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The evolution of West Coast Swing traces back to the late 1800’s with the African-American dance community and the ragtime music of the era. Ernest Hogan and Scott Joplin paved the way with their upbeat, syncopated rhythms while dancers improvised lively, animated movements. Ragtime music gave way to jazz at the start of the 20th […]

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Something Is Brewing in Richmond, VA

Posted October 5, 2017
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The Booming Craft Brewery Industry There is an obvious difference between driving a Ford Focus and a Corvette. Flying first class is a completely different experience that sitting in seat 32B in the back of an airplane squished between two other passengers. And sitting down to watch the game with a Budweiser or Coors Light […]

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#HomelessLivesMatter

Posted October 5, 2017
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Walking back to your car after a going to a Washington Wizards or Nationals game, you most always find a good number of homeless people on the streets playing music or simply asking for a little something to help them out. Unfortunately, it is all too common to hear negative, derogatory comments made by people […]

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Patient Impact and Benefits of Transcultural Health

Posted October 1, 2017
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Transcultural health and transcultural nursing is the practice of addressing the ever-growing multicultural population in the United States with healthcare needs that are consistent with patients’ individual cultures.  With the growing number of ethnicities represented in the U.S., the push for transcultural care in our healthcare system is important in order to identify best treatment […]

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