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March 21, 2017
by Hilda Huj

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Mental Health Illness: The State That Affects Us All

March 21, 2017 13:03 by Hilda Huj

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We often talk about mental illness as something that only affects the person who is experiencing it. However, we often forget the other people who are affected by it - us. We may not experience a mental illness ourselves, but it is very likely that a family member, friend, or co-worker will experience difficulties related to the mental health illness. And, consequently, their experience of the mental health illness will affect us. No one's illness, whether physical or mental, affects only the individual and no one else. [More]

March 20, 2017
by Theravive

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Are You Over Scheduling Your Child?

March 20, 2017 11:28 by Theravive

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How busy are your children? Can you tell the difference between your schedule and theirs if you removed the descriptions from the time slots? Experts have a warning for us. Over scheduling your children can have detrimental effects on their development, according to a recent study. [More]

March 13, 2017
by Henry M. Pittman, MA

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National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

March 13, 2017 08:00 by Henry M. Pittman, MA

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Elizabeth Glaser, Dolzura Cortez, Marvelyn Brown, Rebekka Armstrong, Kimberly Bergalis, Criselda Kananda, Lesego Motsepe, Musa ‘Queen’ Njoko (Gospel Artist), and Amanda Blake. What do these individuals have in common? They have a few things in common. First, these individuals are all top celebrity females. Second, these individuals are all women. Third, these women contracted HIV. March 10, 2017 was National Woman and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. [More]

February 9, 2017
by Hilda Huj

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The Case of Valentine’s Day: Relationship Rapture or Massacre?

February 9, 2017 10:30 by Hilda Huj

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Valentine's Day is an annual festival to celebrate love. A day when we celebrate love in all of its forms, but especially romantic love. However, multiple studies have shown that couples are more likely to break up in the weeks before and after Valentine's Day. Why would a day, meant to celebrate love, result in more break-ups? [More]

February 1, 2017
by Henry M. Pittman, MA

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Black or White Thinking

February 1, 2017 12:30 by Henry M. Pittman, MA

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Defense Mechanisms are not bad or good, they just are. They are behaviors that inform us on how we naturally cope with uncomfortable thoughts, emotions, and stressors. If a persons thought pattern is irrational, then their behavior will follow as irrational as well. A way to better cope with stressors is to look at the good and the bad, the usefulness or uselessness of something. [More]