I learned a valuable lesson last week: You can change if you want to badly enough. I learned this lesson at a PR (public relations) conference from a speaker who had nothing to do with PR. The speaker was Patrick House, a Vicksburg man who changed his life when he was cast on the show [...]
Pets help both your physical and mental health I’m sitting at my kitchen table, trying to sew the stuffing back into a green toy snake. Why? For the love of a dog. The snake belongs to my dog Brooklyn, a Labrador Retriever, who loves to dig the stuffing out of it. Three years ago, [...]
I am grieving these days, but not for a person. My grief is for the end of a business. I’m not alone. About 600 other folks in Oxford are experiencing it, too. We are mourning the death of our gym, Orion, which closed Nov. 2 after 16 years in business. So big deal, you think? [...]
Robin Street teaches journalism and public relations at the University of Mississippi. She is also a freelance journalist specializing in preventive health, fitness, nutrition and mental health. She has a master’s degrees in both journalism and wellness from Ole Miss. Go ahead and pour a cup of coffee to drink while you read this. Your..
Robin Street teaches journalism and public relations at the University of Mississippi. She is also a freelance journalist specializing in preventive health, fitness, nutrition and mental health. She has a Master’s Degree in both journalism and wellness from Ole Miss. True or False Quiz: The Truth About Common Exercise and..
Seven Sneaky Ways to Lose Weight By Robin Street Sure, you know that to lose weight you have to eat less and exercise more. But there are also some sneaky, simple changes you can make that will help you along the way. 1. Watch less television. Men who watch more television are generally more obese [...]