Looks Like Money Really Doesn't Equal Happiness

People wonder all the time: does having money equal happiness? Looks like the answer really is no.  According to an Infographic put together by the masters in counseling program at Northwestern University, affluence can positively impact early-childhood development, but then negatively impact a child's mental health and increase their likelihood of substance abuse in their teen years....more

Kicking Off National Suicide Prevention Week #SPSM

I had the honor of kicking off National Suicide Prevention Week #NSPW (September 8-14) by serving as guest expert on Suicide Prevention Social Media#SPSM chat! We had a fabulous conversation about how to use new media to build virtual advocacy campaigns based on my work with MSW@USC....more

Are Gender Disparities in the Legal Industry Real?

In recent years, women in law have made advances in attaining workplace gender equality. Still, female attorneys only earn 87 percent of male attorneys’ salaries, and women continue to face inequality in the legal industry when it comes to growth opportunities and income....more

We all Have a Shero, Who is Yours? #WomenInspire Blog Carnival [Call For Submissions]

March is Women's History Month, and you know what that means? The interwebs is errupting into fabulous chatter about our favorite topic: amazing women!Those of you who follow me on my personal blog, "Diaspora of Love," or on  the USC School of Social Work blog, know that my favorite activity is to bring bloggers together for a cause.  ...more

Remembering A Hero: Nelson Mandela Dies at 95

Nelson Mandela has passed at 95 years of age, may he rest in peace. In honor of his memory I want to recognize his wisdom, leadership and social justice work by sharing some of my favorite Mandela quotes. Though he is gone, his legacy of fighting for equity and justice lives on. ...more

What Are You Thankful For This Year? Join the Gratitude Blog Carnival! Nov 22-Dec 3

The Thanksgiving season is here ! This is a time to be with the ones we love, fill our bellies with delicious food and--as the name would suggest--give thanks. I'm not going to lie, it's not always easy to get in the Thanksgiving mood. When things aren't going quite our way it might feel nearly impossible to practice gratitude, but no matter how hard things get, there is always something to be thankful for.  ...more
Hey friends, check out my Gratitude Blog Carnival submission. I couldn't stick to just ...more

#SABD13: When the Blogger Community Comes Together For a Cause [Embedded Tweets]

@PokyPuppyADD ItAgain Kim I'm so happy you could join in! Anything for a community of bloggers ...more

Invitation: Join The Suicide Awareness and Prevention Blog Carnival!

@PokyPuppyADD ItAgain I'm so glad you didn't miss out! Every voice counts. Who knows who you may ...more

Sustainable Responsible Business: Planting Corporate Seeds for Social Good [INFOGRAPHIC]

Executives are increasingly recognizing that developing a reputation for sustainable responsible business practices can help companies grow.Sustainability has become a buzzword that can mean any number of different things. The Oxford English Dictionary offers these three definitions of the word (among others):1. “Capable of being upheld or defended as valid, correct or true”2. “Capable of being maintained or continued at a certain rate or level”...more