threefivenine degrees of enlightenment

359 degrees of englightenment aknowledges that as humans we should move forward with the acceptance that we will never reach a state of perfection. I started 359 degrees of enlightenment to educate others on my journey in learning about a healthy mind, body and soul. I strive for a well rounded life but know that 360degrees is too well rounded for us to achieve....more

Why You Need Women Leading In Your Organization - A Summary of the Data

I’m a woman and I like to hear about women making it big in business, but I keep running across data that says that we still aren’t up there with the guys – despite “overwhelming evidence” that companies that have women in leadership roles outperform those who don’t. ...more

Dr. Jean

All the data is starting to point to the impact of women being present in any group ...more

Ignored the News About Internet Preferences?

I have. I opened an email from a few weeks ago and thought, "Jeanine, you have fifteen minutes. It'll come back if it needs your attention." And I promptly clicked "delete" and the email vanished. Honestly, I didn't think about it again. ...more

The Emperor of all Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

A few months ago, Cece was given a huge 600 page book with the above named title by Siddartha Mukherjee.  Cece discovered the other day, that he has won the Pulitzer prize for writing this book!  So, when she was asked to give a talk to the Leukemia Lymphoma's cycling team on Saturday, she immediately thought she might talk about this book. ...more

Are women with advanced breast cancer living longer?

Susan Niebur (@WhyMommy) writes about surviving cancer, space science, and work/life balance at, ...more

Ovarian Cancer Does Not Start in the Ovaries

Everybody dreads a cancer diagnosis, but an ovarian cancer diagnosis can be particularly devastating because it’s often found too late with little hope for recovery. This isn’t to say all ovarian cancer is deadly, but due to limited testing abilities, the cancer has often progressed significantly before a woman knows she has it. Of the approximately 200,000 diagnoses every year worldwide, approximately 130,000 women will die from this kind of cancer. Cancer researchers have long believed that ovarian cancer starts elsewhere....more

Two Girls? Happy Parents! Four Girls? DOOM!

According to a new study, researchers say that our family is kind of happy. Not as happy as a family with two girls or a family with a boy and a girl, but much more happy than my friend who has four girls. It has nothing to do about situational issues, personality types or how much coffee I’ve had in the morning. It has everything to do with the number of children I have and their gender. The study says that families with two girls are happier. Families with four girls? Not so happy. ...more
I had two girls for 7 years, then added two more in the last three years. I agree with the "duh" ...more

The 2011 Social Media Matters Study: Everyone is an Early Adopter...Are You?

This week BlogHer released its fourth annual in-depth look at women in social media, the Social Media Matters Study, co-sponsored by Ketchum. To introduce this study, we issued this press release, and I presented an excerpt from the study at the Marketing to Women Conference in Chicago.  As always, we compared a sample of women from the general population (via partner Nielsen) to a sample from the BlogHer community. ...more

Well, I'm glad to know about the study. I had wondered why I am so drawn to blogging. I was ...more

Trusting Parental Instincts: Tips for Choosing a Child Care Facility/Preschool

Baby Steps There are many parts of parenting my young fellas that tug at my heartst...more