Social Emotional Learning and HerStory: What It Is and Why Its Important to Us

At its core, Social Emotional Learning is “the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.” (Source: CASEL) There are five core…

Stop the Stigma: Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019

Every day girls around the world still face insurmountable challenges related to their period. 250 million girls in low- and middle-income communities don’t have access to menstrual supplies. In places like India, some women are forced to line their underwear with leaves, soil and even ash. Nearly one-third of women have no access to a…

4 Activities to Manage Stress and Practice Self-Care

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to not only increase the conversation around mental health in general, but also to pause and check in with ourselves and our own well-being. The American Psychology Association states that women are more likely than men to report having a great deal of stress, which can have…