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Welcome to Explore Self's Emotional Well Being Section!

Venture on the journey of self-discovery by letting the words in these articles inspire you to learn about yourself, your emotions, and how to cope with them.

 

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Welcome to Explore Self's Health and Nutrition Section!

Venture on the journey of self-discovery by letting the words in these articles inspire you to learn about yourself, your health, and how to care for your physical body.

 

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Welcome to Explore World's Health Section!  

Explore the World by letting the power of words transport you across the globe to learn about different health issues affecting the people of today.

 

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The sole purpose of TOMS Shoes, pardon the pun, is to provide quality footwear for both those who can afford it and those who cannot, around the globe. For every pair of shoes purchased, the company donates another pair to a needy child. 150,000 pairs and counting.

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The daunting issue of world hunger is not usually associated with hope. According to a CBS news magazine 60 Minutes report, malnutrition claims the life of one child every six seconds.  Considering that there are 86,400 seconds in each day and 31,556,926 seconds in every year, those numbers add up fast. It amounts to about five million children who die from this preventable cause every year.

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Long before the disastrous 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, the Caribbean Island ‘s population was battling a devastating health epidemic. For decades, the people of Haiti have fallen victim to often lethal diseases and infections: HIV/AIDS, malaria, meningitis, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and cholera— just to name a few.

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Many times, we are confronted with stressful situations.  What do we turn to?  Our loyal friend—food.  For many of us, the accessibility of food allows us to eat anything we want at any point of the day: food is as simple as a click away.  However, many tend to “stress eat” if we are going through a particularly difficult time at school or work, and we often chose greasy, fried, salty, or sweet foods to satiate our hunger.

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Founded by 15 year old Sejal Hathi, Girls Helping Girls builds relationships between young women across the globe with an interest in improving health and education. Learn more and get involved at Empower A Girl.

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