A Hug a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

October 16, 2018

Imagine getting a prescription from your health care provider that instructed you to hug for a minimum of 20 seconds per day, every day. Would you chuckle and shrug it off? Now imagine that this simple and perhaps silly sounding prescription could actually strengthen your ability to ward off colds and flues, improve your mental and physical health, and extend your life span. Would you take it a little more…

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Podcast: Using Nature to Improve Mental Health

September 13, 2018

 We often hear about the healing qualities of nature. We’re told that connecting with nature is important, especially in this age where many people are tech connected during all waking hours. Sebastian Slovin believes this. In fact, he believes it so strongly that he became a developmental coach, now working with people to help them develop a stronger connection to nature, improve their well-being, and generally improve their lives….

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Is ‘Instant Gratification’ Really Gratifying?

August 13, 2018

We live in a world where instant (and constant) gratification seems to be the demand. We want responses to texts and emails immediately. We can watch TV without commercials, watch an entire series without delay, and press pause were we to ever be in danger of missing a minute. We can pull out our phone and go shopping the moment we realize we want or need something. In many cases,…

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Finding an Effective SEO Online Training Course

August 10, 2018

Information Technology Blog – – Finding an Effective SEO Online Training Course – Information Technology Blog SEO is an optimization of a site for search engines carried out to improve its authority and visibility. For obvious reasons, the demand for SEO specialists is tremendously high today, and so there is a number of people aspiring to learn SEO. SEO courses assume taking online classes in search engine marketing and getting…

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Podcast: My Mentally Ill Brother Murdered Our Parents

August 7, 2018

 A mental illness diagnosis is not only hard on the individual, but the person’s entire family. This week’s guest shares the story of one of his brothers, whose behavior would ultimately be diagnosed as schizophrenia, but who went untreated for many years, coming into and going out of his family’s life for long stretches of time. This would come to an end only after his brother went behind bars for…

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4 Golden Rules for Following Up With the Hiring Manager After the Interview

July 25, 2018

Time seems to move like molasses when you’re in line. It gets even slower when you’re working out. And it’s most sluggish of all when you’re waiting for a hiring manager to follow up after an interview. Every day (okay, maybe every hour), you refresh your inbox to see if they’ve emailed you. Nothing. Then you look at your phone to see if they called. They haven’t. You already sent…

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Earnie Stewart to become the first GM of the US Men’s National Team, but his actual role is still a mystery

June 29, 2018

Ben Radford/Getty Images Earnie Stewart, a former U.S. soccer player and experienced soccer executive, has been hired to the role of General Manager of the U.S. Men’s National Team.  This role was created after the U.S. failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.  However, the actual duties of this job are unclear but reported to be quite limited, and unlikely to effect real change within the program.  U.S. Soccer…

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