• One in 100 deaths is by suicide

    One in 100 deaths is by suicide

    Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death worldwide, according to WHO’s latest estimates, published today in “Suicide worldwide in 2019”.  Every year, more people die as a result of suicide than HIV, malaria or breast cancer – or war and homicide.  In 2019, more than 700 000...
  • Workplace well being programs failing working moms and millennials

    Workplace well being programs failing working moms and millennials

    February 11th, 2020, Portland, Ore. (USA): Working women caring for children experience loneliness, isolation and stress at far greater rates than others and are looking to their employers to help them better manage these issues, according to the results of a new survey from WebMD Health Services. The well-being division of WebMD, WebMD...
  • IN FOCUS – WD2019: Gender Norms, Bias Impact Health Data, Systems Negatively

    The Lancet Series on Gender Equality, Norms, and Health finds better global healthcare outcomes and reducing gender inequality are dependent on changing gender norms   June 3rd, 2019, London (England):The Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed and one of the world’s oldest, most prestigious, and best known general medical journals,published a...
  • Groundbreaking women’s health event to challenge gender bias, taboos

    Some of the most serious issues related to women in Pakistan are their well-being and reproductive health. The World Bank has ranked Pakistani women’s general welfare and health among the lowest in the world. The situation, however, is not all that bleak. With the right efforts – implementable, advocated...
  • Rise of the Phoenix

    I recently launched my newest website, Linda Skarrup Healing Arts, formerly known as Windhorse Consulting, both evolved from Therapeutic Movement, which was the name of my business for fifteen years. All three entities held a common vision: that of helping others heal from a wide range of traumas, injuries...