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    6 Brilliant Tips to Add Value to Your Personality

    When it comes to any social group, people usually have their respective roles like the popular one, the weird one, the funny one and the awkward one. It’s all because of the differences in behaviors, personalities and distinctive qualities that sets us apart. That also defines who we are, how we act in a social […]

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    Social Movements Rise From Need

    After the election, I felt a sense of dread. This isn’t so much of a political statement as it is a sense that we just chose a colder and less compassionate way to deal with our nation’s citizens. What’s helping me pull out of this sense of disappointment is watching the human response. I remember […]

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    Military Women: The Surprising Health Benefits of Combat Integration

    Better, Not Worse, Together Military veterans have a good understanding of what unit cohesion means, but if you’re not a veteran or want a refresher, a recent RAND study outlines various ways unit cohesion is established. Task cohesion means everyone is working toward the same goal. Vertical cohesion means troops and their leaders bond, while […]

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    HIV Basics and Diagnosis: Knowledge and Awareness for All

    Having the basic knowledge of HIV has become crucial for everyone. Awareness often helps you take precaution. HIV or otherwise known as human immunodeficiency virus is responsible for causing HIV infection, a condition in which a person’s immune system gets weakened as the virus attacks and destroys the important cells in the body which fight […]

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    Supporting Loved Ones Looking to Lose Weight for the New Year

    It’s that time of year again, when many people are contemplating losing weight to kick of their New Year. If you have a loved one who is desperately trying to lose weight, you should know that it would be a lot easier for them if they have your support. Many individuals fail at losing weight […]

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    Windows into a Life in Poverty and Lessons for Social Workers

    Living in poverty is more than not having enough money to meet an arbitrary threshold. For many, a life in poverty is one of perpetual disappointment, missed opportunities, self-loathing and blame. Recognizing these feelings in others, and the impact they have on us professionally, is an important step in creating change. A simple transaction at […]

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    Self-Compassion And Self-Care: Being As Kind To Yourself As You Are To Other People

    Modern life is stressful – so stressful! Between work, study, maintaining relationships, family obligations, childcare, paying bills, cooking meals, organising a household, taking care of pets, exercise, volunteering, socialising…it’s not surprising how little time we can spend thinking of nice things to do for ourselves! Self-care can mean a huge range of things to different […]

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    Did Therapy Not Work For You?

    If therapy didn’t work for you, chances are, it was the wrong type. However, you and your therapist may not have realized it. Broadly speaking, therapy can be divided into four types: long-term, moderate term, short term and brief. With regard to long-term therapy, most people will relate to psychoanalysis where the client lies back […]