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  • NEW UPDATES ON TEEN MENTAL HEALTH Mental health day. If you’re not familiar with the term, it’s been around for a long time, but it’s gaining more resonance in Today’s day and age of mental health awareness. Recently, a group of teenagers in Oregon has passed a law that gives high school students a number of mental health days they can take per semester. It’s something that hits home for Oregon, which has had a high suicide rate in recent years. (According to a recent report,... Read Article
  • HOW TO AVOID SOCIAL MEDIA FATIGUE Social media is an important tool for the world, but there can be too much of a good thing. Whether you enjoy being on social media or are using social media platforms for your business, it’s important to avoid social media fatigue. With so much information out there in the world at your fingertips, it’s very easy to get overwhelmed like a flood, so here are some tips to avoid social media fatigue.   Social Media Fatigue Facts   As... Read Article
  • Please Siri: Being Polite to my Digital Assistant Siri, please call mom. Alexa, please play my favorites. Hey Google, please dim the lights. Really? You’re saying please to a computer? Actually, yes I am. You see, being polite to my digital assistant is not intended for it (no, I’m not developing a relationship and I am hopefully not codependent on my phone ), but rather it’s intended for me. Ultimately, the way I speak and the way I act -even those subtle things, actually have an impact on... Read Article
  • It’s Good to Be a Bored Soul, Productively. When was the last time you were truly bored? I mean really bored. Not the surfing Netflix/browsing youtube, facebook, looking for entertainment type of bored, rather the actually doing absolutely nothing type of bored. Like in the old days, where a bus ride or cab ride meant looking out the window, enjoying the sights and letting your mind wander. Know what I mean? Those of us who do make the time to get out and go for a walk/jog/run, often... Read Article
  • Less Me = More Me From limited me to unlimited potential Have you ever lost yourself in a project? Have you ever volunteered for a cause near and dear to you, that time flew by and you forgot to eat? Have you ever been part of a protest with hundreds, or thousands of others and felt that adrenaline, as you joined the chant? Or perhaps at a concert, losing yourself in the chorus? Wasn’t it liberating? Wasn’t it exhilarating? Did you not feel ‘more alive’?... Read Article