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Career Advice From the World's Richest Man

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Any one of us could do well to listen to a little career advice from the world's richest man, Bill Gates. After all, Gates, a self-professed one-time "nerd" and college drop-out, has somehow managed to propel himself to the top-most rung on the proverbial "ladder of success", so it's safe to assume he knows a little something about building a fulfilling and profitable career!

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Topics: Career Advice

Do You Say These Annoying Things to Social Workers?

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Social workers help people in every age group, demographic, ethnicity, and religion all round the world. When someone dies, they're there. If an elderly person needs to enter a nursing home, they're there. If a child is with an abusive parent, they'll appear. Those in this profession are everywhere, and they're annoyed because of questions asked in conversations.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Why Physical Therapy for New Moms is a Must

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

There are a lot of symptoms of pregnancy and birth that seem "normal" such as, back pain, pelvic pain, vaginal pain, leaking, etc. They are normal because most pregnant women experience such discomforts during and after their pregnancies, but while these discomforts are commonplace, they are not actually normal. You don't have to live through this pain nor should you be expected to just wait it out until the pain goes away. There is an alternaitve—physical therapy.

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Topics: Healthcare

How a Professional First Impression Advances Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Whatever profession you choose, you will meet people whose opinion of you will affect the course of your career. That first contact creates a snapshot of you in their minds - the telling First Impression.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

Social Media's Influence on Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM

A recent study conducted by the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK looked at how social media affects people's mental health. The study, involving 1,500 people 14 to 24 years old, found that Instagram was the most harmful of the social media options. 

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Topics: Mental Health

Occupational Therapy is a Great Career!

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 9, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you want an incredibly rewarding career, don't want to sit at a desk from 9 to 5, and want to help your patients improve their lives, Occupational Therapy may be for you.

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Topics: Healthcare

Using Your Inner Grit for Career Success

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Intelligence can only carry a person so far in life, and those who share career advice maintain that the willingness to persevere often marks the dividing line between success and failure. While businesses establish minimum educational requirements for employment, they actually covet the candidates whose grit and tenacity sets them apart.

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Topics: Career Advice

How Virtual Reality is Making An Impact On Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Virtual reality is part of the space-man future idealists envisioned during the 1980's. Still, in its infancy, virtual reality is making waves in the tech world. While tech-enthusiasts, businessmen, and other interested parties marvel at the increased sophistication and popularity of virtual reality, mental health professionals marvel at the possible applications. More than just a game or entertainment, virtual reality can actually be put to great use for people afflicted with a mental disorder.

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Topics: Mental Health

PT Patient Becomes Physical Therapist Assistant!

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 2, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Mariya Spencer is about be able to help people like her. She was born with a congenital defect that left her a bilateral amputee. She's now graduating from Tyler Junior College as a Physical Therapist Assistant at 24 years old.

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Topics: Healthcare

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