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5 Ways Exercise is Vital to Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Work and working out are not often included in the same sentence. Exercise and career are usually thought of as separate activities. Physical fitness, however, can play an important role in job achievement. Here are five reasons why exercise is integral to a successful career.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Mental Health Connection to Terrorism

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 25, 2019 8:00:00 AM

A terrorist is a person who is willing to commit mass mayhem and even murder in pursuit of a political cause, even at the cost of his own life. Is the mentality that drives someone to commit acts of terrorism, sometimes through being a suicide bomber, solely out of political zeal or is there a mental health aspect? According to a recent article in Forbes, many terrorists already have mental health issues, with a history of violence, before deciding to commit violent acts because of politics.

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Topics: Mental Health

Animal Physical Therapy: Why Your Pets Need You

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 22, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Are you a physical therapist, or actively seeking a job within this field? Do you love animals? Well, there's an occupation out there that is perfect for you! Animal rehabilitation therapists do their part in helping many pets recover from surgeries or deal with long term pain.

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Topics: Healthcare

5 Ways to Love Your Job Again

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 20, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Jobs are like relationships. After a while, they can get a little stale. That doesn't mean you don't love them, but you need to take some action to keep them fresh. Here are five ways to learn to love your job again.

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Topics: Career Advice

Wise Food Choices Lead to Better Mental Health

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Eating a well-balanced diet is indisputably better for your physical health than a regimen of Twinkies and soda pop. But researchers now believe that adding fruit and vegetables to your daily food intake can improve your mental health as well. The secret? Fruits and vegetables! Your body responds to the things you put into it, and the better the fuel, the better the performance of body and your brain.

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Topics: Mental Health

Restful Sleep: The Foundation of Occupational Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Occupational therapists focus on five components of a healthy life: cognitive, physical, sensory, psychological, and spiritual. These five areas, when everything is balanced and aligned, form the pillars of our everyday functioning. Our ability to manage what life throws at us depends heavily on our ability to get a good night's sleep. When you're sleep deprived, many of the key elements of your life are impacted.

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Topics: Healthcare

Self-Improvement: The Benefits of Taking Risks!

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Self-improvement allows you to constantly move forward in both your personal and professional life. Often times, it means taking risks and stepping outside of your comfort zone. This is especially true when it comes to your career. It is very difficult to pursue a dream job or make a huge change that not only comes with risks but puts you in uncharted waters. 

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

Providing Hope for Low-Income Children with Autism

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 11, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Of course there are always going to be additional challenges for family members, as well as their healthcare providers, when one or more of their children are diagnosed with autism. For families who also have to face challenges from a low-income situation though, the difficulties surrounding obtaining a proper diagnosis, as well as effective treatment for their child make it all that more challenging. Fortunately, the healthcare world is starting to wake up and take note of the specific obstacles facing low-income communities. Positive changes that can offer struggling families help and hope are becoming available.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Drawing for Occupational Therapy

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Occupational Therapy helps to develop and sustain the abilities for day-to-day functions and your overall welfare. There are a few ways to keep these skills up to par and drawing is one of them. Keep reading to see how drawing is a good form of occupational therapy.

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Topics: Healthcare

Experts Share Top LinkedIn Ninja Tricks

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Whether you're using LinkedIn to generate leads for your business or to expand your career, there are a few tips and tricks you should know about to increase your chances of success.

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Topics: Career Advice, LinkedIn Resources

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