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Friendship and Hope: Two Things Developmentally Disabled Share

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to people who are developmentally disabled, people often make assumptions about what the people can and cannot do. Unfortunately, many of these assumptions are incorrect.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Bots May Increase the Human Connection in Physical Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Physical Therapists have a very difficult job. They help patients facing disability get or keep their lives on track. This not only requires skill but it requires trust.

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Topics: Healthcare

One Key to a Successful Career: Time Management

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Because we do not have unlimited time in the day, anyone who hopes to have a successful career needs to learn proper time management skills. While some people are great at time management, most people struggle to properly manage their time.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

The Effect of Natural Disasters on Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Maintaining mental health is as important as taking care of our physical bodies but when natural disasters strike these types of healthcare options fade into the background as victims struggle to keep their bodies from damage.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

Get Accurate Physical Therapy Information Via Wi-Fi

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

It seems that everything can now be either controlled or monitored by Wi-Fi. The lights in your house, the diagnostics of your car, even your exercise routine. And now, the latest therapy innovation uses wi-fi to record your progress and upload it to the cloud.

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Topics: Healthcare

Optimal Productivity: Wasted Time or Time Well Spent?

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 8, 2017 8:00:00 AM

People are often taught that they need to be busy all the time to be productive. The more time spent on work, the more productive you have been, right? What if wasted time, though, is really time well spent? Not all wasted time is created equal. Some wasted time is just that, while others is not. Instead, it is time well spent. If you are wondering if you are wasting time to avoid completing a task or if you are really contributing to your productivity by focusing on non-work activities, there are three questions you can ask yourself.

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Topics: Productivity

New Technologies Offer Hope for Comprehensive Mental Health Treatment

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

America's obesity epidemic has been at the forefront of science and medical conversations for years, but there may be a hidden epidemic taking root in our society, and new technological advances have the potential to bring it into the light.

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Topics: Mental Health

Massage vs. Physical Therapy to Treat Sore Muscles

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When work or other life circumstances cause unexpected aches and pains in muscles and joints, the result is often a visit to a local physical therapist or masseuse to ease tension to prevent further injury. It might seem like the two are virtually the same, so deciding where to go might be a difficult choice, but the reality is that the two have less in common than you might think. 

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Topics: Healthcare

Best Career Advice: Learning From People in Other Fields

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 1, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When people think about learning valuable career skills, they assume they are going to learn these skills from someone in their own career field who is already successful. Suzy Welch, a business journalist and speaker, has different career advice. She said one of the best things you can do to further your career is to watch HBO's “The Defiant Ones.” It is about Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine and their rise to success in the music industry. Whether you watch this mini-series or turn to someone else who is has had a successful career, there are several things you can learn from successful people, even when they have pursued a different career path than you.

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Topics: Career Advice

Demanding School Age Years: Maternal Depression and Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Oct 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Mental health and motherhood are most often thought of in conjunction to newborn babies. At this stage there is risk of PPD. There are sleepless nights and endless sessions of guessing how to figure out and calm your baby's cries. However, the demands of motherhood mutates as a child grows. This can cause anxieties, depression and exhaustion to exist even as the child gets into their school-age years. Postpartum Depression can last long after giving birth, and new depression can form in mothers who did not experience PPD.

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Topics: Mental Health

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