News Above the Noise: Week of October 2, 2022
1. This Could Be The Deadliest Hurricane in Florida's History
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the U.S., stunned Floridians have begun assessing the damage and trying to imagine a path forward. Still, many remain stranded and lack essential supplies and aid. There is a demand for blood donation and virtual volunteers as well. To learn more about how you can help, CLICK HERE.
2. Russian Men Join Exodus Amid the War With Ukraine
A growing number of military-aged men fled Russia this week, fearing a call-up to fight in Ukraine following the Kremlin’s announcement of a partial military mobilization. Traffic lines on roads leading to Georgia and Kazakhstan were so long, some men abandoned their vehicles and walked—just as so many Ukrainians did after Russia’s invasion. To read more about this unfolding story and what it means for the war in Ukraine, CLICK HERE.
3. You Can Actually Be Friends With Your Inner Critic
All of us have one: That harsh, judgey, critical voice inside telling us some version of “You’re not good enough.” And while it can be tough to tame that beast, it’s a worthy effort. The key to quieting this inner critic is to name it, talk back to her by providing counter examples of why she’s wrong, and staying mindful of the times that little voice just won’t give it a rest. To learn more about how to actually become friends with your inner critic, CLICK HERE.
4. Is "Sober October" for You?
If you’re interested in taking some time off from drinking, now’s the time to do it: Going alcohol-free this month (a.k.a. Sober October) has the potential to help you save money, sleep better, and even feel more energized. Like the sound of that—but don’t know where to start? There are a few tips to help you boost your odds of success—from figuring out your “why” to sharing your goals with friends. For more tips, CLICK HERE.
5. We Are Living in Dark Times—Here’s How to Get Through
When the world feels crazy and you start to feel out of control, finding small moments of joy is key. Keen to learn more about how to actually do this? CLICK HERE.