Month: August 2017

Aid for Houston Animals

People all over the U.S. are sending disaster relief aid to help the Texans impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Among the victims, there are countless animals that have been stranded or are in need of help. Reportedly 600,000 animals were “killed or stranded during Hurricane Katrina”—animal welfare organizations and animal lovers are doing their best to…
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Helping Harvey Survivors

On August 25th, Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm, made landfall between Port Arkansas and Port O’Connor, Texas. The storm has devastated Houston and the Gulf Coast of Texas. FEMA estimated that 30,000 people will now be seeking shelter and 450,000 may qualify for federal flood victim assistance. Thus far, 30 people have lost their lives.…
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4 Money Origami Crafts

When you’re all out of gift-giving ideas, cash is a decent fail-safe. It’s a quick and easy choice and the recipient can buy whatever their hearts desire. While money is a stress-free gift idea it can be a bit impersonal. Fortunately, you can get innovative with your cash gift by using the bills to create…
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Vacation Shame Be Gone!

Many Americans suffer from vacation shame or guilt—they fear their bosses or coworkers will think negatively of them if they take time off. Some workers fear that it might be interpreted as an inability to cope with the pace of the work or a lack of care or company engagement. This is part of the…
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Cyberbullying Threats- Back to School

School has started. This is a fertile time for the possibility of your child becoming a victim of cyberbullying threats. Bullying and cyberbullying top parents’ list of worries when it comes to their children’s health, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at the University of Michigan. As more children…
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Family Eye Care Month

When was the last time you had all of your family members eyes checked? We get so busy that it is easy to forget how critical eye care is. Many children begin having school problems because they have un-diagnosed eye problems. And unfortunately, many adults buy glasses at a discount store and feel they don’t…
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Eclipse Eye Safety 101

Today, people are traveling thousands of miles to see today’s solar eclipse, a rare natural phenomenon. It’s a must-see event that no one wants to miss out on, but precautions are necessary. With August being a national month of awareness for eye health, it’s important that we don’t take the eye safety warnings of scientists…
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National Aviation Week

This week is National Aviation Week, chosen in honor of Orville Wright’s birthday. Orville Wright and his brother Wilbur have been credited for building and flying one of the world’s first airplane, and their accomplishments have forever impacted our world. Celebrate Aviation Week For National Aviation Week, let’s remember all of the accomplishments aviators have made…
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Finding Work-Life Balance

Most of us race through our lives. Some of us live lives of habituation. When we are unaware of our daily choices and responses, we are living mindlessly. We can become a zombie and lose consciousness of our precious life. We can find ourselves being “swept away” by the current of our thoughts, feelings, worries,…
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Exercise Gives You Life

Research tells us about the many benefits of  exercise such as endorphins, in the body, which reduce stress. Exercising decreases your risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, insomnia, Alzheimers, obesity, depression, and stress disorders. Science tells us exercise lowers blood pressure and cholesterol, gets more oxygen to the brain, causes endorphins to be released…
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