Summer is amongst us and in full bloom. It usually signifies a happy season for most of us. As children Summer meant no school, longer daylight hours and more time to just enjoy youth. As an adult, it usually means vacations, barbeques, and delicious seasonal foods. I remember as a child looking forward to the last day of school because it meant that boating with my family on the Long Island Sound was coming-up.
The last Thursday of each June is recognized as National Handshake Day, this year falling on Thursday the 27th. The purpose of this day is to celebrate the importance of this gesture in forming first impressions and relationships between two individuals.
Everyone knows the importance of drinking enough water, yet almost everyone doesn’t reach their daily ideal amount; especially crucial during warm weather, and for people who regularly exert themselves physically.
Not to be confused with National Smile Day ( June 25), or World Smile Day (October 4), National Smile Power Day, June 15, is about the actual tangible power that your smile can deliver.
A year ago I went back to school, not just any school, but Harvard. My first week of four that I would end up spending there in 2018 was a program called Women’s Leadership Program. There were 68 of us from all over the world.