Marketsmith Inc., the largest independent full-service marketing agency in New Jersey, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety (“LPS”), has launched a statewide “Take Control of Your Destiny” advertising campaign. The goal is to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving, a contributing factor in more than half of moderate to severe crashes...
increase efficiency
It is vital to increase efficiency in today’s fast-moving lifestyle with people being accustomed to instant access to everything from information to money in both personal and professional personas. When one feels they lagging behind in some, or all areas, five ideas should be considered for increasing efficiency and adding depth to one’s life by assisting with time management. ...
breathwork
A free workshop for guided breathwork healing is the perfect prescription to reboot one’s energy. With a pandemic in full force, it is vital to find ways to heal, relax, and destress in order to stay healthy and move forward. Known healer Jay Bradley, founder of Breathe On It, is the perfect person to take one on a breathwork journey....
The Confidence Project Journal, a book written by Mount Arlington, New Jersey resident Kaity (pronounced Kite-ee) Rodriguez, will be launched online Monday, March 8, to coincide with International Women’s Day. Her mission is to support high-achieving millenial women who struggle with their confidence. The book will be available on Rodriguez’s website in a special VIP hardback edition and all...
La Casa de Don Pedro, a community-based, social services nonprofit organization, will host “Burgers and Brew Week,” a digital and interactive celebration promoting northern New Jersey restaurants and breweries, from Sept. 21 – 27, 2020. The organization now seeks sponsors to support the event, as well as local and black-owned restaurants and breweries to be showcased throughout the week. A...
In the throes of summer, New York City has a tendency to heat up pretty quickly – with weeklong spells that find temperatures hovering near 100 degrees. Boaters must still be mindful of cooler water temperatures, where prolonged exposure to 70-degree water can lead to a loss of muscle function or worse. Experts from ONE°15 Brooklyn Marina, the city’s...
Unplug from technology
The world has become much smaller with the use of technology taking over productivity. It is necessary to learn how to take a break to step away from technological devices in order to be personally productive. Working, or on downtime, all are busy multi-tasking using desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. These mechanisms pull all into a world of social media...
Ronald McDonald House New York now has a Caregivers Integrative Wellness Program in an initiative to lend even more of a support network for those caring for their ill children. To provide comfort to the women, and men, that agonize about their little ones, the house now has the Blavatnik Family Foundation Wellness Center - a first of its...
Photo courtesy of the Wellmont Theater
The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, N.J., has announced a partnership with the Mental Health Association (MHA) of Essex and Morris Inc., to recognize September as “National Suicide Prevention Month.” The theater is set to work with the organization throughout September to make suicide prevention resources and donation opportunities available to audience members. These will be both online and in...
mindful breathing
Healer Jay Bradley created his mindful breathing technique to help others alleviate pains hurting both emotionally and physically. The founder of Breathe On It takes one on a wonderful journey of learning how to rewire their brain through a conscious breathing practice known as Breathwork. Breathwork allows one to take control to become centered to end old harmful thoughts...
So, summer time is almost here in the northeast… finally! To enjoy Summer 2018 the best we possibly can it might help to be in… or get in shape to fully take advantage of the season. Let’s explore 10 ways to do just that!   1. Walk/Run/Hike   There is so much to be said for just getting out for a walk or...
To quote the great Steppenwolf circa 1968 in order to head out on the highway you have to keep your motor running. In other words, in order to keep living on the highway of life you must be physically active. By definition exercise means activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain/improve health and fitness. That alone sounds daunting...
As the battle against COVID-19 rages on, the number of food-insecure people in Essex County, NJ, may rise to a staggering 17.4% by year’s end, with the greatest concentration found in New Jersey’s most populated city, Newark. Families are facing other troubles, as well, including employment loss and staying current on rent payments, plus the “digital divide” emerging with...
Everybody gather round. It's been looming on the horizon for a decade, but it's finally here.... New York and New Jersey will have legal recreational marijuana use by the end of 2019.  It has been a long, difficult struggle for our "progressive area". Maybe it's that 64% of Americans are currently in favor of recreational marijuana; or maybe it's that...
The TCS New York City Marathon is both an athletic event and a city wide spectator sport.  The 2018 NYC Marathon will take place on November 4th, with competitors coming from around the world, hoping to complete the 26.2 mile course through all five boroughs of New York City.  Below is a full map of the route for the marathon. 5 bridges: ...
Isaiah House, a 100-bed transitional shelter in East Orange, N.J., is hosting an online auction from noon on Tuesday, Oct. 13 to Saturday, Oct. 17 at 9 p.m. The auction features more than 60 items, services and experiences donated by individuals and businesses throughout the surrounding community. It is the first auction in the organization’s history to assist with...