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How To Combat FOMO

Everyone wants to lead a happy life. Comparing yourself to others to gauge your satisfaction, however, often leads to restlessness or disappointment due to the fear of missing out. In a culture that turns happiness and f ...

Category: Technology

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Summer Outdoor Fun for Families

The COVID-19 vaccines have brought considerable relief to many people who have felt isolated during the pandemic. Those keeping up with CDC recommendations  are seeing more of their favorite activities return as they re ...

Category: Uncategorized

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More Than a Holiday: Ways To Embrace Black Liberation

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed off on the bipartisan effort to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. Juneteenth is celebrated as a day of freedom for Black people. Many people applaud the acknowledgement of th ...

Category: Freedom Holidays and Observances Politics Social Justice

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PTSD Awareness and Help

In 2010, the United States Senate established PSTD Awareness Day as a tribute to a North Dakota National Guardsman who took his life after his second tour of duty in Iraq. June 27 is #NationalPTSDAwarenessDay in honor of ...

Category: Health and Wellness Holidays and Observances

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June Is African-American Music Appreciation Month - Here Are Some Artists To Explore

Break out the LPs or start up your favorite music streaming service to celebrate African-American Music Appreciation Month.  Mix up your favorite playlists with some of these African American icons who influenced music ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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The Tulsa Race Massacre

The year 2021 marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa race riot, which is considered one of the worst incidents of racial violence in the United States. Sadly, even people who grew up in Oklahoma often haven’t studie ...

Category: Equal Rights Freedom Human Rights

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How To Find a Great Therapist

Most people don't have any qualms about going to the doctor when they are sick. Many people, however, are hesitant to seek out professional mental health support. This is especially common among religious people who beli ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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Fair Trade as an Act of Faith

The buying and selling of goods and services ideally allows those who work to earn a livable wage that supports all their families' needs. This is not always the case, though. Supporting fair trade practices both individ ...

Category: Morality Religion

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How To Write Your Own Wedding Vows

Your wedding day is a time you and your spouse will remember forever. You'll spend a lifetime telling stories about how good the cake was and what your four-year-old cousin yelled during a serious moment during the cerem ...

Category: Weddings

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Faith as Self-Care

Western cultures often separate the body, mind, soul and spirit, focusing on the things that are good for each as different practices. Research shows, however, that they are more connected than people often realize. Fait ...

Category: Science Spirituality

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