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A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.
Tomorrow, September 12th, commemorates America’s favorite frothy chocolate drink in a way which brings together chocolate and ice cream lovers alike.
Whether you choose to volunteer at a local shelter, support military service personnel or donate to a cause you care about, your Labor Day can be focused on honoring those who have worked so hard to build up our country’s economic and political well being.
While quotes might not directly stimulate our own lives, they play a significant role in encouraging a positive lifestyle. So go ahead, discover inspiration.
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium has been awarded $805,000 to continue the Healthy Women, Healthy Families (HWHF) grant serving the counties of Ocean, Monmouth, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, and Hunterdon with a focus on the cities of Trenton and New Brunswick.
When it comes to living an altruistic lifestyle, compassion for others doesn’t have to stop with humans.
Coffee has been around for thousands of years, but it hasn’t been until recently that we’ve discovered just how many incredible benefits it actually has.
This back-to-school season, do more than simply prepare for a new school year—help those in need!
Summer can often feel too short, but with this list of potential activities, you’re sure to fill your days with activities that turn into fond memories.
The majority of maternal deaths in the United States occur during the postpartum period. Therefore, it is vital that nurses provide standardized and structured educational messaging when teaching individuals in the postpartum period about signs and symptoms of potential complications.
When you have an efficient morning routine, you set an effective tone for the rest of the day. Here are five ways to establish a productive morning routine.
Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.
The month of July is full of great things: Independence Day, baseball and… hot dogs. In fact, July is recognized as National Hot Dog Month. That’s right, the little sausage has an entire month dedicated to its celebration.
This year Early Intervention Week was filled with lots of fun and child and family activities including ‘my gym’ free play, story hours at local libraries, yoga, music and meditation events. There also was an opportunity for families to participate in an essay contest - ‘Share Your EI experience.’
Planning an Independence Day party shouldn’t have to be stressful. We’ve compiled a list of everything you need—from food to activities—to throw a bash your friends and family will rave about.
The purpose of this research is to survey women who have recently given birth and ask about their perceptions of respectful maternity care and to identify how women might have been mistreated or discriminated against during their hospitalization.
Whether they’re familial, romantic or platonic, relationships are vital to beneficial and stable lives. So how can we learn to build positive and enriching relationships? Take a look at these top eight tips for some ideas.
El propósito de esta investigación es encuestar a las mujeres que han dado aluz recientemente, y preguntar sus percepciones sobre la atención materna respetuosa, e identificar cómo las mujeres son maltratadas o discriminadas durante su hospitalización en NJ.
Central Jersey Family Health Consortium is excited to announce Cheryl McFarland, PhD and the Department of Evaluation and Analytics have been selected as 1 of 10 awardees to move on to the final phase of the National Institute of Health’s three phase challenge, Connecting The Community for Maternal Health.
This summer, take some time to enjoy a vacation. Whether it’s three days or three weeks, at home or across the world, throw yourself into the moment and use it as an opportunity to relax, regrow and reconnect with your loved ones.
This Father’s Day, give Dad the best gift: a caring, compassionate life. See how you can support others around you and give back this Sunday.
How can you and your family celebrate June? By trying out some of these easy and delicious options to celebrate National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month.
This Memorial Day, we remember and honor the men and women who have served our country’s armed forces—specifically those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.
Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are plenty of gifts you can give your loved one on Mother’s Day that also give back to others in the community.
While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.
Paying it forward is a way to spread goodness into the world. If you want to get involved this International Pay It Forward Day, check out these ways to pay it forward.
Many important aspects of your baby’s development occur before you even know you’re pregnant! Whether you’re planning to or may become pregnant, it’s important to start basic healthy habits now, so that you and your baby are the healthiest you can be.
Shiloh Baptist Church in Trenton is one of CJFHC's community partners for the Healthy Women Healthy Families Program. Systems for Action, a national Robert Wood Johnson Foundation program, awarded the Shiloh Community Development Corporation a one-year planning grant to expand a congregationally-based, faith-infused home visiting program to address racial disparities and inequities in collaboration with Tufts Medical Center.
Turns out, even the smallest steps can have an impact. This Earth Day, consider your ecological footprint and enact these seven green ways to embrace today.
If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.
This month aims to increase awareness about stress, its negative effects and how to relieve it. If you’re experiencing stress, keep these ideas in mind for how to relax.
Even a small gesture can have a huge influence on the people around you. To give a few ideas, here are easy things you can do to brighten someone’s day.
There’s no doubt about it: If you want to live a more knowledgeable, cultural and altruistic lifestyle, then learning another language has big benefits in store.
If you strive to live a good life in all areas, journaling might be the next step to consider. Take a look at simple ways journaling can improve your life.
This March, celebrate National Women’s History Month by learning more and giving back. See how you can get involved, live altruistically and make a difference in the lives of girls and women around you.
Living a full and altruistic life is about more than just doing your best. It’s about sharing your best with others around you and connecting with them through our inherent need to tell stories.
Even if you care about a cause, how can you ensure you’re a good fit for the position? Here are some ideas to help you find the right fit for volunteering.
Valentine’s Day can be much more than a holiday to spoil your loved ones. This February 14th, consider spreading the love in altruistic ways. Check out these tips to make your Valentine’s Day one to remember.