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Woman's World April 13, 2020

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A great week made easy! Woman's World is written for the traditional, family-oriented working woman. Each issue delivers a feel-good mix of heart-warming human interest stories, practical everyday solutions for work and home, and mouth-watering recipes.

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Heinrich Bauer NA
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52 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
fill your week with smiles!

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15 MICROVOLUNTEERING DAY Do a mini good deed! This feel-good holiday proves that it’s possible to better the world through even the smallest of tasks. “Microvolunteering” simply means completing “micro actions” that take as little as 5 minutes of your time but have a major impact on others. Visit MicroVolunteeringDay.com for creative ideas on how to celebrate. Whether you share posts of adoptable shelter pets on social media, play a smartphone game for research or send a postcard to a patient in a hospital, your actions are sure to make someone else’s day! JOKE OF THE WEEK Nuts about you A woman walks into an empty restaurant. She sits down at the bar and orders a drink. A few minutes later, she hears someone whisper, “Psst…I like your shoes.” The woman looks around…

3 min.
relax and have fun this week

TV: EPIX Get caught up in the intrigue and drama of Belgravia! You’ll feel transported back to 19th-century England with this historical drama from the creator of Downton Abbey that reveals secrets and dishonor among the wealthiest of London society. When the Trenchard family accepts an invitation to the legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will have consequences for decades to come as secrets unravel in London’s most exclusive neighborhood. Catch the six-part miniseries starting April 12. TV: ABC Laugh out loud with The Baker and the Beauty! What would happen if the most famous person in the world fell in love with you? Meet “regular” guy Daniel Garcia, who works in his family’s bakery and…

1 min.
it happened this week!

• Girls Just Want to Have Fun with Helen Hunt and Sarah Jessica Parker debuted in 1985. It was inspired by the Cyndi Lauper song of the same name. • Animal Crackers were first made in the U.S. in 1871. The Barnum’s snack-size package debuted 30 years later. • Christopher Reeve was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1997. He put on 40 pounds in order to play Superman! • My Big Fat Greek Wedding was released in 2002—the movie is based on a one-woman play written by star Nia Vardalos. • Harley Procter created Ivory Soap, the country’s bestselling soap, in 1878. The name was inspired by a psalm he heard in church.…

2 min.
this weeks best new books

Fiction HISTORICAL FICTION Across the Way by Mary Monroe Drama, suspense, small-town charm…Mary Monroe packed it all into the finale of her beloved Neighbors series that transports readers back to 1930s Alabama. When professional bootleggers Milton and Yvonne Hamilton moved next door to Odell and Joyce Watson, it wasn’t long until the Watsons found themselves tied up in the Hamiltons’ schemes. Fed up, Odell vows to restore peace and end the scandals for good. COZY MYSTERY Murder at the Taffy Shop by Maddie Day Quirky Cape Cod bicycle shop owner Mackenzie “Mac” Almeida loves to solve fictional cases in mystery novels and discuss them with her Cozy Capers book club. But when Mac’s friend Gin finds wealthy genealogist Beverly Ruchart dead outside of her taffy shop, Gin becomes the suspect. Now, it’s up to Mac and her Cozy…

5 min.
“this joyful team gives everyone a reason to cheer!”

Cristina Rood smiled as her 2-year-old daughter, Charlotte, and her baby brother, Kayden, rocked and bounced to a TV commercial jingle. They love to move, Cristina thought with a smile. They get that from me. She’d been a high school and college cheerleader and had even cheered for a semipro football team. But as happy memories resurfaced, suddenly, the Nampa, Idaho, mom’s heart twinged. Charlotte had developmental delays and 1-year-old Kayden was born with mild cerebral palsy (CP) and wore leg braces. From experience, Cristina knew that many organized activities were happy to include kids with special needs, but they were usually put in the back row and rarely got the extra attention they needed to succeed. They deserve better, she thought, and shared her feelings on Facebook. Special Olympics is great,…

1 min.
encouraging others works wonders — and science proves it!

1 It increases success! A Carnegie Mellon University study found that when researchers asked participants to choose between an easy task or a challenging one, people who received encouragement took the tougher option, while those with less support chose the easier path. The result: Six months later, the encouraged go-getters exhibited greater personal growth and happiness! 2 It bolsters courage! University of California researchers asked 75 women to write a speech in four minutes, and as the women were preparing, some got a text of support from their loved ones saying, You’ll do fine! Others got a text about something unrelated, while some got no text at all. Participants who received encouraging texts said they felt braver compared to the others, and the supportive texts even reduced the participants’ blood pressure! 3 It boosts…