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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.

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Culture Mind Wellness

Is Technology Shrinking Our Attention Spans?

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.

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Community

How Community Gardens Can Change Your Neighborhood

Community gardens can make a positive impact in many ways, from health and wellness to decreased crime and vandalism. Many neighborhoods all over the world are proving the effectiveness of the community garden. We’ll explore the purpose of starting one, how they can benefit your community, and how to get started. What Is the Purpose […]

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Business

Are Master’s Degrees Worth It?

Although it’s been established that having an undergraduate can boost your career and earning potential, what about master’s degrees? For those that are ambivalent about whether or not they should attend grad school, this article could help you make an informed decision. Find out the pros and cons of getting a master’s degree and whether or not you’re likely to get a good return on your investment.

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Mind Wellness

How to Cultivate Mindfulness: 7 Mindful Ways to Create 7 Mindful Days

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 […]

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Wellness

Medical Bankruptcy: The New American Epidemic

They say that when you haven’t got your health, you haven’t got anything — but in the era of rising healthcare costs and decreasing insurance coverage, what once might have been just a tired cliché is now a terrifying reality for far too many Americans. And the sad fact is that the much-publicized healthcare crisis […]

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Community

Should College Athletes Be Paid?

College sports are a big deal. Whether you root for a specific team because you’re an alumnus or because you grew up near a particular college, everyone seems to have their favorite university to cheer for. College athletics are so popular, in fact, that in 2018 the NCAA made $857 million from television broadcasts of […]

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Culture Wellness

The Stigma Around Plastic Surgery

When it comes to cosmetic surgery, people have a whole lot to say. These surface-level tweaks are met with a torrent of stigma from either side of the battle, both for and against plastic surgery.   Social standards of beauty — which are firmly upheld by popular cultural practices such as social media and the obsession […]