“Whether giving away 50 pairs of shoes or 50,000, there wouldn’t be enough to meet the demand in Haiti.” Very profound words by Samuel Darguin, Executive Director of Haitian American Caucus, a micro enterprising movement he began four years ago to improve the lives of Haitian Americans by providing them with education and essential business tools. Darguin would know. He’s there on the frontline, along with their partnering company and one of our clothing brands, Soles4Souls. Since 2006, S4S has been fulfilling their mission to fight poverty globally by distributing shoes and clothes to the poor. To date,...Read More
Where I live on the West Coast, I can enjoy watermelon pretty much year round. However, to enjoy the best, and most sweet tasting watermelons, I must patiently wait until summertime rolls around. Boy, is it a long wait for a watermelon lover such as myself. As much as I love this wonderfully humongous fruit now, I loved it ten times more when I was younger. When pregnant with both my children (now in their mid twenties), I craved watermelon. I mean, I could and most times did, eat a whole one per day. Thank goodness there are only...Read More
Need to lose weight? Take organic apple cider vinegar to assist. This is a continuation from Day 27’s tip. This is such an important point to make about ACV that I wanted to draw it out from the list of its other many benefits. So here goes: While straight shots are a popular way to drink ACV — don’t. Because it’s highly acidic, over time ACV has the potential to do real damage to both the esophagus and tooth enamel. Instead, dilute ACV iwith water. In general, one to two tablespoons mixed with eight ounces of water is the sweet...Read More
When I slip into my shoes each morning, I’m usually not mindful of the rows of shoeboxes on the top closet shelves safely protecting my off-season ones from dust. Nor am I counting how many shoes are tucked into the shoe rack on the closet wall. A lot of blessings along our daily routine we tend to take for granted — shoes are clearly one of them. They were for me until I began working at Zappos and would hear from customers, on a daily basis, in need of therapeutic shoes. I have a passion for helping people achieve...Read More
Preventing and treating high cholesterol can be done simply and effectively with four easy steps. And yes, one step includes yummy oatmeal. What Is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a substance that is much like wax in appearance and texture and it is located in all the cells of the human body. Good cholesterol is needed for the body to function properly and the body makes all the required cholesterol that it needs. It is used for making hormones, substances that help you digest food properly and for Vitamin D. Cholesterol can also be found in many fatty foods and...Read More
Meet The Blogger
Terri Eileen Liggins is a writer, editor and blogger for a billion dollar online retailer, Zappos, Inc. She is also Founder and Publisher at The Literary Front Publishing Company and Founder at The Law & Raw Institute for Balanced Healthy Living.