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Outsmart Anxiety in 5 Steps for Better Sleep

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Difficulty falling and staying asleep is an all-too-common complaint. What many don't realize is how often sleep problems may be related to anxiety. Maintaining good sleep hygiene and managing anxiety don't always go hand-in-hand, leaving many feeling tired and frustrated in the morning.

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Topics: Mental Health

Physical Therapy for Text Neck

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 14, 2018 8:00:00 AM

In a restaurant, at the movies, a sports event, on the plane, train or bus - everyone has one thing in common - their heads are bent over their cell phones, tablets and other digital devices. This phenomenon has produced an actual physical ailment; it's call Text Neck. And it is affecting millions of people all over the world.

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Topics: Healthcare

A Bad Work Day is Not the End of the World

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Having a bad day? Take a few pointers from this Muse article on what not to do today, and ways you can get through the things you absolutely must do.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

World Wide Opportunities in Social Work

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 10, 2018 8:00:00 AM

In the US social workers have been used for years. Sometimes they are in the role of monitoring the welfare of children or working with the parent or parents to work on issues to give family reunification. Social workers serve both children and adults in many areas.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Vape Blast Survivor Will Undergo Speech Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

King Sardea lost his ability to speak in a devastating accident. The Filipino student was smoking a vaping device when it exploded in his face. The e-cigarette had a defective battery which caused catastrophic burns to the lower half of his face. His mother, Grace Sardea said his 17-year-old son will undergo speech therapy following the incident.

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Topics: Healthcare

How Do You Become a Humble Leader?

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Being a leader can be great for your ego; you get your business working and you push new ideas forward into action. However, being a leader is also about leading real people, not just cogs in the wheel of your genius. How do you lead people without treating them like objects? The answer lies in the term "humble leadership."

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Topics: Management & Leadership, Career Advice

Kids in Crisis - Pediatric Mental Health Emergencies

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Anxiety, depression, behavioral problems and other mental health issues are becoming more prevalent in emergency rooms across the country. From 2012 to 2016, the rate of children seeking urgent care treatment for mental health issues increased by 55%, states a study headed by Anna Abrams, M.D., resident physician, Children's National Health System, Washington, D.C. 

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Topics: Mental Health

Exciting New Research About Physical Therapy for Infants

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 30, 2018 8:00:00 AM

The October issue of Pediatric Physical Therapy includes exciting recommendations for infants with congenital muscular torticollis (CMT). CMT is a deformity in which an infant's head is tilted to one side and turned to the other side. You might have heard this postural deformity by its more common names of "twisted neck" or "wryneck."

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Topics: Healthcare

Give Positive Career Direction to Others

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 28, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Making a positive difference in someone else's career might be easier than you think. Author, Stav Ziv, shares a story about a professor who listened to her career ambitions (deep dive reporting) and kindly pushed her in a different direction (leadership roles). Her professor believed in her abilities to be a good leader, and he foresaw this field being more successful for her than her own chosen path. Because he respected her enough to give her good advice, and she respected him enough to listen to his good advice, his wisdom positively affected her career.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

What Can a Social Worker Do in a Public Library?

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Libraries have long been a place of refuge for homeless people. And security guards have long been booting out the homeless people who sleep in the easy chair or leave their belongings lying around. However, some libraries are handling the situation from a different perspective. They are hiring social workers to sit in the library and help homeless people with their problems. Some cities utilizing this plan include Chicago, Denver, New York City, San Francisco and Washington D.C. About 30 public libraries now hire full-time social workers.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

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