How to Take Control of Your Own Health

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How to Take Control of Your Own Health

As many of us have learned firsthand in recent years, the number one way to take control of your health is to be one’s own advocate. We must do the necessary research and ask all the questions that are in our wheelhouse to control and handle when it comes to managing our health. Second, only […]

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Family
Psychology sociology

How to Know if My Son Needs Addiction Counseling

If you knew my family, you would know that they are incredibly loving, giving, and passionate people. With an emphasis on the passionate part, we love fiercely, we always protect, and we are there for each other, even if we are not talking. Unfortunately, we are severed at the moment, and hardly anyone speaks to […]

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Medical
Pain Management

What Equipment is Needed After Knee Surgery?

If you’re on schedule to undergo a knee surgery and have talked to a surgeon about it, you know that it will take some time to recover from the medical operation. Depending on your procedure, it could take weeks or months before you can get back to being able to independently and safely do your […]

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Health
Pain Management

Sciatica Desk Job

From personal experience, I can tell you as a writer with a desk job, and especially today, sciatica pain during my workday is extremely difficult to manage. Not only that, but it is becoming ever more challenging to drive, too. Distances longer than ten minutes without a break are excruciating to bear. Although I will […]

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Weather

How to Stay Cool and Hydrated in the Heat

High temperatures kill hundreds of people every year, especially seniors and those with compromised health conditions. With more than seven hundred people dying from extreme heat every year, had they been armed with the correct facts on how to stay cool and hydrated in the heat – these tragedies could have been prevented. It is […]

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Psychology sociology

Can Back Pain Be Psychological?

When my pain level is at a constant eight or ten, all day, every day, yes, it most certainly affects me psychologically. So much so that I am unable to get a good night’s rest because I toss and turn all night. Not getting a healthy amount of sleep affects my mood, how I feel […]

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Family
Psychology sociology

What is A Common Unhealthy Coping Mechanism?

When I think about the upbringing, I had in the quaint little yet large community, I think of upper middle class (my family was working class), new construction neighborhoods (we lived in a townhouse), sidewalks, and kids everywhere in my age group. We were, as a generation, didn’t matter what “class” we were, the typical […]

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Education

Type of Adult Learners

Learning is a lifelong pursuit for most Americans. As lifelong learners, we don’t stop learning in formal education settings but continue the process outside and beyond it. And, there are always plenty of opportunities to learn something new at home, at work or in the community.  How many times have you opened YouTube to learn […]

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Family
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How to Reduce Social Isolation in Elderly

It is so sad for me to see people feel or be lonely. It hurts my heart, and I feel compelled to do something. To help in some way. Especially for elderly folks. I lost my dear grandmother at the young age of sixty, and my grandfather just kind of fell into depression after that, […]

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Conflict Resolution
Family

Advantages and Disadvantages of Family Therapy

When looking back at a particular failed marriage, we can see that a key factor in the breakdown was that at least one person was unwilling to change, to honestly look at themselves, and to actually do the work suggested in family therapy sessions. For example, suppose the above-mentioned marriage does not have both spouses […]

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