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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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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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Is Moving Considered Trauma?

Yes, moving could be considered traumatic unless you work with compassionate friends and family or hire professional movers. Should you decide to hire out, look for those who have an unwavering commitment to excellence, professionalism, and customer satisfaction. They’re handling your beloved, cherished items, and that alone can be stressful. Make sure they will ensure […]

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Enrichment
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Holiday Blues

Lately, I have seen messaging around the thought that not everyone is in a celebratory mood during the winter holiday season. For many of us, the holiday sadness is challenging to cope with when, everywhere I look, people sing about how this is “the most wonderful time of the year.” Add a divorce into the […]

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Education

ADHD Art Therapy Activities

When my youngest child was about a year and a half old, my mother passed away which not only left me without a grandmother for my children but also their day care provider. My oldest was in kindergarten then so at least he was kept busy. However, my youngest, who also has ADHD, was now […]

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Psychology sociology

How Nostalgia Works

Quite often, when I am spending time with old friends, we laugh about how we used to get a limo for almost any occasion; from school dances to art fairs and concerts, it did not matter what it was for, somehow we managed to ride in class. There were so many of us silly teens; […]

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Health
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Chronic Pelvic Pain Treatment

When someone is suffering from chronic pelvic pain, sometimes they feel as though they would be willing to try anything to relieve the constant agony and disruption to their lives. And sometimes, when people are pushed to the point of resignation, they end up relieving the pain but wind up addicted to opiate painkillers. So, […]

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Heat Sensitivity Symptoms

As my body chemistry changed when I had my children, it is changing again in the pre-menopausal stage of my life and I seem to “overheat” on the regular. As a baby, I was very sensitive to the heat and sun; however, as I grew older, it wasn’t a problem until I was pregnant with […]

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