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5 Ways to Improve Your Mental Health in 2016

Posted by Brian Spence on May 31, 2016 8:00:00 AM

When you are attempting to improve your standing in life, one of the best things you can focus on is your mental health. Luckily, there are several simple things you can do to improve your mental health in 2016.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Self-Improvement, Mental Health

Why Physical Therapy Should be Primary Treatment For Pain

Posted by Brian Spence on May 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

With over 100 million Americans suffering from chronic pain, it's important to look at physical therapy as a primary solution for prevention and rehabilitation. But many patients who suffer from chronic pain are told that surgery is the only option or are given painkillers and medications, without given recommendations for physical therapy.

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Topics: Healthcare

Productivity: Signs of a Great Leader

Posted by Brian Spence on May 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

As a leader in your workplace, you play a key role in the office's productivity. You rely on your co-workers and employees to work for you, but it's your duty to create a productive physical, emotional, and mental environment. To do this, you'll have to be a great leader.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

What Do Special Education Teachers Really Think?

Posted by Brian Spence on May 23, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you've ever wondered what special education teachers really think about their job and their students, we have a few answers. An interesting article by The Mighty, reveals the surprising answers these teachers gave to the question, "What's one secret about your job you wish the rest of the world knew?" Many of the answers were posted in the article, "24 Secrets of Special Education Teachers", including our favorite secret,

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Education

Growing Need for Occupational Therapy in Classrooms

Posted by Brian Spence on May 20, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Every fall, parents take their kids back-to-school shopping. They purchase backpacks and lunch boxes. Parents work hard to make sure their children have all the supplies they need for the school year. However, parents may not be spending as much time making sure their students have all the skills they need for the school year.

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Topics: Healthcare

4 Lies You Hear When Pursuing Your Dream Career

Posted by Brian Spence on May 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Are you at a crossroads on your career path? Have you decided to make the leap and follow your dreams? If so, you've likely encountered some resistance. The kind of resistance that comes when you decide to make any major change in your life. Your parents, spouse, friends, and even children can start to become uncomfortable with your decision and will begin their campaign to convince you to stay within comfortable boundaries. So what are their most convincing arguments?

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Job Search Advice

Improve Your Mental Health And Happiness With These Tips

Posted by Brian Spence on May 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM

We all know people who seem to be naturally happy. They always manage to take stressful situations in stride. They have a positive outlook and they always have a smile on their face. If you wish that happiness came a little more naturally for you, here are a few tips for improving your ability to feel happy, which in turn will improve your mental health.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Mental Health

Allied Health Students Receive a Headstart in Medical Job Experience

Posted by Brian Spence on May 13, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Careers in medical fields require a lot of education. Specialized skills are necessary to interact with patients, and like all educational opportunities, it is easy to find yourself pretty far into a degree or licensing program before you discover if the job you're going to school for is really a career you will enjoy and find satisfying.

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Topics: Healthcare

Self-Improvement the HGTV Way

Posted by Brian Spence on May 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM

HGTV has changed the way people look at home improvements, DIY (do it yourself) projects, and finding their perfect home. They show us how to make changes in the places we live, find a new home, or make our living spaces our own. The wisdom they share can easily be applied to self-improvement as well.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Paraprofessionals Make a Big Difference in Education

Posted by Brian Spence on May 9, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you want to see a struggling student make big improvements, one factor will matter more than just about any other. The amount of time that a student experiences one-on-one guidance will have a direct impact on that student's success. This is one of the reasons why teachers are constantly asking parents to stay involved in their child's intellectual development.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Education

Why Speech Pathologists And Other Specialists Should Know About PANDAS

Posted by Brian Spence on May 6, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A happy, healthy child suddenly shifts their behavior in strange ways. Suddenly they experience new anxieties and begin to display OCD type behaviors. Inexplicably, their handwriting gets worse and they begin to complain about how hard math is, when it used to be a subject that they enjoyed in school. For the parents, it almost seems like their child's entire personality has changed, but it has all happened so suddenly that they feel like they might be imagining these changes.

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Topics: Healthcare

4 Ways You're Destroying Your Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on May 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

It can be challenging to pinpoint why you're unproductive, especially when there're so many variables to consider. From Facebook notifications to a talkative co-worker, there are a number of distractions that can be keeping you from your work.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Performance Management, Infographic, Productivity

Autism and Childcare: Sitter Savvy Skills

Posted by Brian Spence on May 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Whether you have a medical appointment, need to stay late at work, or want to enjoy Date Night, finding a babysitter is important for most families. When you have a child with autism and other special needs, finding the perfect match for your child and your family can be challenging.

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Topics: Behavioral Health, Mental Health

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