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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
As we settle into the ‘20s, it seems as though society as a whole is inflamed, with few resources available to put out the rapidly spreading fire. Some parts of the world are literally on fire, such as much of Australia, while others are engulfed on a more figurative level. For example, despite what we […]
It’s hard to deny the myriad ways in which technology has helped streamline modern life — we can now easily connect with friends and family across the globe, conduct business from the comfort of our favorite chair, and access a seemingly endless stream of information, no matter the time of day or where we’re located. But the ubiquitous nature of modern technology comes at a cost.
If you’re anything like me, it can be far too easy to slip into an attitude of despondency during the cold, gray winter months. Sometimes, without even realizing it, you suddenly struggle to find inspiration in things that once energized you, or maybe you’re having a hard time keeping the house tidy when before it […]
Creating Global Leaders Today Muncie, Indiana NEWS– You have dreams that your child will become an upstanding individual who embodies a thoughtful, well-informed and passionate character. There are ways you can foster your child’s development into a global citizen. By using a number of resources — whether it be a travel abroad experience or exposure […]
Course Load: The Growing Burden of College Fees At the University of California Santa Cruz, where tuition runs to nearly $35,000 for non-residents, students every year pay more than 30 additional fees — including a small charge for what’s billed as “free” HIV testing. Students at Oklahoma State University pay a handsome sum to attend […]