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Wellness

Teachers Are Bringing Mindfulness to the Classroom

You might think that children are carefree and happy all of the time. They don’t have jobs, bills, or others to care for, so what could they possibly have to worry about? Well, the truth is that today’s children are stressed and experiencing anxiety and depression more than in past generations.  What’s more, the Anxiety […]

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Avoiding an Ableist Mindset During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Image Source: Pixabay (https://pixabay.com/photos/sick-fear-illness-hospital-virus-4890118/) We’ve all seen the videos: split screens with coronavirus infection tallies and death tolls on one side and images of crowded beaches with hordes of oblivious spring breakers frolicking in the sun.  We’ve all heard the sound bites: desperate mayors of major cities and small towns pleading for every American to […]

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Wellness

How to Inspire Children to Protect Nature? Spend Time with It!

While there are sustainable choices and changes we all should be making right now, it’s up to the next generation to act on the importance of protecting nature. One of the best ways for them to do that is to spend more time exploring our wonderful planet and all it has to offer.

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Business

Seasonal and Remote Work in the Midwest

Unless you’re lucky enough to be retired or self-funded, you still need a source of income to support your lifestyle. Many people rely on gig work, but it’s helpful to know what kinds of jobs are available to you before you leave. We’re covering life on the road for RVers living in or traveling around the Midwest.

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Wellness

How Telemedicine and AI Are Improving Healthcare Access

As the population ages, the need for skilled healthcare providers will only grow. Unfortunately, the current healthcare system, burdened as it currently is with a significant labor shortage, is little prepared to cope with the rapidly increasing demand. Not all the news is dire, however.  Thanks to the advent of telemedicine and healthcare AI, technology […]

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Business

Three Antidotes to Fast Fashion

Stores like Forever 21 and H&M have been popular, especially among young adults, for many years. It’s easy to see why, too. It can be exciting to walk into a store and buy multiple outfits without having to break the bank. Stores like these are known for “fast fashion,” and though the clothes may not […]

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Community Wellness

How City Living Can Impact Your Mental Health

You may love your urban neighborhood, where you can walk to your favorite coffee shop and browse nearby bookstores. If you crave Korean food at midnight, you’ll be likely to find it somewhere. Several museums may be just a short subway ride away, and you have your choice of live shows. You can also appreciate […]

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Business

Labor Rights & Safety Issues for Truck Drivers

The trucking industry is kind of a big deal in Indiana — one of every 14 jobs in the state involves trucking, and more than 15,000 trucking companies are located in Indiana. The majority of those companies are small-scale operations, but others are larger and heavily involved in the industry at a national level. No matter the size and scale of an Indiana-based trucking company, however, technological and economic changes often equate industry vulnerability.

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Mind Wellness

Resources and Tools for Addiction Recovery

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 […]

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Business

Can You Afford To Start Your Own Business?

Owning and operating a small business can be one of the most satisfying things you can do. Not only do you get to see your unique business ideas come to life but you also get to turn a tidy profit, assuming your business is successful.