Grant opportunities for women!
Attention women entrepreneurs! We know that finding money to start a small business is hard, so we want to help. Visit WomensNet and apply for an Amber Grant. Recipients can receive up to 2,500 dollars. To qualify all you have to do is fill out a short application...read more
Vitamin D: Fall’s Most Important Accessory
As we prepare for cold weather by dragging out our thicker clothes, we must remember to also prepare for winter sickness. Today’s post is about vitamin D, perhaps the most important preventative tool for winter sickness and undoubtedly the most powerful steroid...read more
Debunking Your Seat Belt Excuses
By Amanda Brown Wearing a seat belt seems like an obvious thing to do, right? Well, for nearly 14% of Tennesseans, it isn’t a habit. In an observational study commissioned by our office and performed by the University of Tennessee Center for Transportation Research,...read more
Why is Lupus Known as “The Cruel Mystery”?
By Tracy Rode, President and CEO Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Capter The Lupus Foundation of America recently added a tag line to its logo: “Help Us Solve the Cruel Mystery.” Today, cells are analyzed down to their DNA for use in planning treatments. So why...read more
Human trafficking in Tennessee? Nashville? My own zip code?
By Ondrea Johnson Director of Education and Community Relations End Slavery Tennessee You’ve had a privileged childhood in a comfortable Nashville suburb. You graduated from a local private school and are accepted to the college of your choice. But the next thing you...read more
Use This Summer To Clean Up Your Diet
By Holly Ladd Summer is here again and with it comes an excellent opportunity to clean up your diet. Over the winter we tend to eat heavier, bulkier foods to help us deal with the colder temperatures and they work, but now with the heat, our bodies are looking for...read more
You Look (and Feel) Good In Your Greens
By Nan Allison Nutrition Consulting Did you know that adding just a big fistful (about 5 oz. of vegetables or a little over ½ a cup of cooked vegetable, or about the weight of a large tomato) increase more than just your nutrient intake? It just might increase your...read more
Get Ready. Set. Vote.
By Nancy DeKalb The upcoming Metro General Election has more impact on the day-to-day lives of Nashvillians than any other election. On Thursday, August 6, Davidson County voters will go to the polls to elect a new Nashville mayor, vice mayor, five at-large Metro...read more
Staying Safe in the Summer Sun
By Erin Bruton With summer just around the bend, we are all spending more time outside enjoying the beautiful weather and soaking up the sun’s rays. Being in the sun is beneficial to our bodies in many ways, such as boosting our mood and warding off depression,...read more
Well-Woman Visits Should Not Be Optional
By Leah Jennings There are some things you're better off not knowing. Your health, particularly in your nether regions, doesn't fall into that category. Well-woman visits are annual checkups with your doctor to make sure all your are lady parts and general health are...read more
2018 © ALL ABOUT WOMEN | P.O. Box 120182 Nashville, TN 37212 | 615.669.7419