OUR EXPERTJim KarasJim Karas is the author of the health and fitness workbook Flip the Switch (Random House) and The Business Plan for the Body, a New York Times best-seller. A graduate of the Wharton School of Business and a high school gym flunkout, he is now the owner of Solo Sessions Personal Fitness Training in Chicago. He also appears regularly on ABC’s Good Morning America.VITAL STATISTICS Marianne IbrahimPOSITION Associate at Doyle, Restrepo, Harvin & Robbins in Houston, TexasAGE 30GOAL To create a sustainable, practical workout program that can fit into her busy scheduleAt 5’6’’ and a little more than 120 pounds, Marianne Ibrahim has the kind of figure that makes you think she works out. A lot.But Ibrahim never hits the gym. The 30-year-old Houston lawyer is so spent after her 12-hour days at the office that exercising is the last thing she wants to do.Besides, she says, health clubs are just not her thing. The crowds and the after-work scene are … [Read more...] about Weights and Measures
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On Sunday 19 February 2017, the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) launched ‘Lift the Weight’, its online hub and campaign, that:‘aims to help remove the stigma surrounding mental health issues and offer the necessary tools and support to enable our members to enjoy a healthy and fulfilling life, both on the field and off it.’.The campaign is being supported by high profile former and current England players, including Jonny Wilkinson and James Haskell, who share their own experiences of mental health issues in a series of videos on the RPA’s hub.sobering statistic: one in four people in the UK will be affected by mental illness in any particular year. The RPA also explained that its counselling service had seen a 130% increase in calls from players following a former campaign fronted by the Bath and England prop Duncan Bell who gave an open and courageous interview in 2012 telling of the severe (and character altering) depression that he had … [Read more...] about Lift the Weight – A Positive Approach to Tackling Mental Health Problems in England Rugby
Dec 05, 8:08 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan 12/05/18 AT 7:37 AM Teenage Russian twins Masha and Dasha Ledeneva are critically ill from anorexia after their modelling school told them to "lose weight so their cheekbones were visible.”The 14-year-old sisters worked as models for an agency in Lipetsk, Russia. They were rushed to a local hospital after falling ill during a fashion show in November. The twins went into a coma for three days after their condition was defined as critical. They were, however, allowed to go home despite them being severely unwell, Nine.com reported.Their condition did not get better and the two were taken to Moscow for specialized medical care.The treatment began last week after Maria Kokhno, a campaigner for eating disorder victims, took up the issue and sought medical help for the pair. “Nobody was keen to help the girls, … [Read more...] about Twins Turn Anorexic ‘Living Corpses’ After Modelling School Asks To ‘Lose Weight’
Legal Background of the Amusement TaxThe City of Chicago imposes an amusement tax ("Amusement Tax" or "Ordinance") on the patrons of any amusement within Chicago based on "the admission fees or other charges for the privilege to enter, witness, view or participate in the amusement." Municipal Code of Chicago ("M.C.C.") § 4-156-020. The tax is nine-percent (9%) of the "admission fees or other charges." M.C.C. § 4-156-010. The Ordinance lists activities which are considered to be amusements, including: (1) any exhibition, performance, presentation, or show for entertainment purposes, including any theatrical, dramatic, musical, or spectacular performance, promotional show, motion picture show, flower, poultry, or animal show, animal act, circus, rodeo, athletic contest, sport, game, or similar exhibition such as boxing, wrestling, skating, dancing, swimming, racing, or riding on animals or vehicles, baseball, basketball, softball, football, … [Read more...] about Chicago’s Legal Amusement Tax: If at First You Don’t Legally Succeed, Try . . . Try Again.
Superwoman has a familiar face. She is the woman in the mirror, and she dwells in the millions of other working women struggling to balance a challenging career with the demands of family, friends and managing a household – all while endeavoring to make the world a better place. While the opportunities for women in the workplace have expanded exponentially, Superwoman’s obligations outside of the office have not diminished. Although “having it all” and “doing it all” can be worthwhile endeavors, the competing demands on Superwoman’s time and energy can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, as we are all aware, chronic stress arising from too many obligations (and too little time) can result in anxiety, depression, and even disease. As a busy attorney and mother of three teenaged daughters, I know too well how easily Superwoman can succumb to the pressures of this balancing act. In an effort to save Superwoman, I offer the following suggestions for … [Read more...] about Saving Superwoman Re: Women in the Workplace