Guest Author - Vannie Ryanes
For some reason CFS seems to affect women only. Perhaps some of you may remember an episode from televisions Golden Girls where Dorothy went to doctor after doctor trying to find out what was wrong with her. She was pretty much told that there was nothing wrong, but was eventually diagnosed with CFS. March is National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Awareness Month. CFS is called "the thief of vitality", the URL to web site is below.
International Listening Awareness Month. March 1–31. Dedicated to learning more about the impact that listening has on all human activity. For more information browse: www.listen.org.
International Mirth Month. March 1–31. To show people how to use humor to deal with not-so-funny stuff. For more information browse: www.allenklein.com.
National Caffeine Awareness Month. March 1–31. To reduce dependency on caffeine through education. For more information browse: www.caffeineawareness.org.
National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month. March 1–31. To raise awareness of CFS, also known as “the thief of vitality.” For more information browse: www.ncfsfa.org.
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. March 1–31. To generate widespread awareness about colorectal cancer and to encourage people to learn more about preventing the disease through a healthy lifestyle and regular screening. For more information browse: www.preventcancer.org/colorectal.
National Talk to Your Teen About Sex Month. March 1–31. To encourage frank talk with teenagers about sex. For more information Browse: www.parentingwithoutpressure.com.
Poison Prevention Awareness Month. March 1–31. To raise awareness about accidental poisoning and how to prevent it. For more information browse: www.ppsinc.org.
Red Cross Month. March 1–31. To make the public aware of Red Cross services in local areas. For more information browse: www.redcross.org.
National Women’s History Month. March 1–31. A time for re-examining and celebrating the wide range of women’s contributions and achievements that are too often overlooked in America. For more information browse: www.nwhp.org.
Return the Borrowed Books Week. March 1–7. To remind you to make room for those precious old volumes that will be returned to you by cleaning out all that worthless trash that your friends are waiting for. For more information call: 323.221.7909 or 323.222.7944.
3-A-Day Week. March 3–9. A call to action for families to start eating 3-A-Day of dairy to help build stronger bones and better bodies. For more information browse: www.3aday.org.
National Animal Poison Prevention Week. March 20–26.The ASPCA sponsors this week to educate Americans about common household products, plants and foods that can be dangerous or even deadly to pets. For more information, browse: www.aspca.com.
I Want You to be Happy Day. March 3. A day dedicated to reminding people to be thoughtful to others by showing love and concern, even if things are not going well for them. For more information e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Courageous Follower Day. March 4. To honor the too-often disparaged role of the follower. To remind people that good followership is often courageous and active. For more information browse: www.exe-coach.com.
National Salesperson Day. March 4. To raise awareness that good salespeople are essential resources for customers today. For more information browse: www.BestAtSelling.com.
Organize Your Home Office Day. March 8. To encourage people to purge papers and tackle to-do lists in their home offices. For more information browse: www.homeofficelife.com.
Saint Patrick’s Day. March 17. Commemorates the patron saint of Ireland, Bishop Patrick, who in and around A.D. 432 introduced Christianity into Ireland.
Purim. Sundown, March 24. Feasts, gifts, charity and the reading of the Book of Esther mark this joyous commemoration of Queen Esther’s intervention in the 6th century B.C. to save the Jews of ancient Persia.
Easter Sunday. March 27. A Christian festival that commemorates the resurrection of Christ.
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