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April is Stress Awareness Month

"Stress Awareness Month has been held every April since 1992 to raise awareness of the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic.  The last two years have been the most challenging we have faced and in 2020 our services were overwhelmed by people that are struggling and seeking support.   This year our theme is Community.  We have … Continue reading April is Stress Awareness Month

International Women’s Day – 8th March

Will You Help #BeatTheBias #IWD2022 International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women's equality. Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, and … Continue reading International Women’s Day – 8th March

Black History Month

Black History Month UK has been celebrated in October each year since 1987. The aims of Black History Month are to celebrate the heritage, culture, contributions and achievements of people from Black, Asian, and minority ethnic communities in the UK, and throughout the world. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter campaign, Black History Month UK … Continue reading Black History Month

Word of the Day – Kerfuffle

Word of the Day : September 28, 2022 Kerfuffle noun ker-FUFF-ul What It Means Kerfuffle is an informal word that means “a disturbance or fuss typically caused by a dispute or conflict.” // The reclassification of Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet caused quite a kerfuffle among astronomy lovers. See the entry > KERFUFFLE In Context “I wasn’t the … Continue reading Word of the Day – Kerfuffle

Word of The Day – Fructify

Word of the Day : September 27, 2022 Fructify verb FRUK-tuh-fye What It Means Fructify means “to make fruitful or productive” or “to bear fruit or profit.” // Her parents are in a comfortable financial position, thanks to some investments that have recently begun to fructify. See the entry > FRUCTIFY In Context “After two seasons.... [Pamela] Adlon … Continue reading Word of The Day – Fructify

Word of The Day – Misnomer

Word of the Day : September 23, 2022 Misnomer noun miss-NOH-mer What It means Misnomer means “an incorrect name or designation.” It can also be used to refer to the act of wrongly naming or designating, as in “calling complicated and varied climatic changes ‘global warming’ is something of a misnomer.” // Peanut is one of the most famous misnomers, … Continue reading Word of The Day – Misnomer