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Business

How Businesses Can Stay Accountable When Disaster Strikes

Image Source: https://unsplash.com/photos/pFjMjuZpm24 Throughout the lifespan of a business, disasters are bound to strike, whether in the form of an inclement weather event, unexpected financial setback, or pandemic. In Indiana and beyond, how business leaders prepare for and respond to any disaster can make or break that business. What’s more, your disaster response plan is […]

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Mind Wellness

The History of PTSD and Veteran Treatment

Today, medical professionals and laymen alike recognize the importance of preserving mental health when treating the whole patient. Yet mental disorders have a long history of stigma and misunderstanding that persists to this day. Despite its prevalence in modern society, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is especially notable in this regard. Officially recognized by the American […]

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Wellness

How Having a Chronic Illness Complicates Retirement

Image Source: Pixabay There’s a reason they’re called “the golden years.” The post-retirement years should be, well, golden. After a long career and countless hours of hard work and sacrifice, retirement is what we have to look forward to.  We imagine it as perhaps the best time of our lives. Retirement is when we finally […]

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Government

The Evolution of Remote Health

We have become so used to the convenience of mobile technology that we don’t often take stock of how just far we’ve come. Yet, particularly when it comes to remote health, this tech is making a real difference to our lives. During our current pandemic, in which we have to maintain safe distances, remote healthcare […]

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Wellness

Daily Tea Rituals for Improved Health

Image Source: Unsplash Next to water, tea is the second-most widely-consumed beverage in the world. It has been enjoyed by different cultures for thousands of years, and many people still enjoy it as part of their daily routine today.  A tea ritual is much more than making a steaming cup on your way to work […]

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Community

How Children Handle Trauma or Grief

Image Source: Pixabay Every child deserves an idyllic childhood. We all want to protect our babies from pain and grief. Unfortunately, though, that’s not always possible. In fact, it’s currently estimated that more than two-thirds of children have experienced at least one major traumatic life event by the time they turn 16. That could include […]

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Community

Live, Love, Learn (But Where?): Should Schools Reopen?

In a matter of months, a microscopic pathogen has infiltrated our lives and transformed the world as we knew it. And our children, though perhaps at lower risk of contracting the illness or suffering its worst effects, are still significantly impacted by the disruptions that coronavirus has introduced into all our lives.  For kids across […]

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Mind Wellness

Protecting Mental Health in Times of Social Isolation

When 2020 began, few people guessed that it would be completely dominated by a small virus that had reportedly broken out in China late in the previous year. In the months that followed, as the coronavirus swept around the globe, it shut down countries, crippled economies, and sent billions of individuals into a state of […]

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Mind Wellness

The Rise of PTSD Among Younger Generations

Childhood is supposed to be a time of carefree innocence when the trials and tribulations of the adult world don’t enter your sphere of consciousness. For far too many children and teens, however, those precious years end much too soon if they ever occur at all.  The simple fact is that, no matter how we […]

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Community

Ways You Can Help Your Community During an Outbreak

Image Source: Unsplash The coronavirus pandemic has swept the entire globe in ways most of us have never experienced before. Over 95% of Americans are currently under some kind of stay-at-home order, schools across the country are closed, and non-essential businesses have been ordered to shutter their doors to the public, too.  The main goal […]