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25Aug, 2016

Wangari Maathai and the Green Belt Movement

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The Green Belt Movement encourages women to earn money by planting trees in Kenya

The Green Belt Movement encourages women to earn money by planting trees in Kenya
Environmental issues plague our communities, especially in the summer when most larger cities come under a smog alert due to high temperatures and sunshine. The strong high pressures …

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23Aug, 2016

Have You Thought About Felony Disenfranchisement Lately?

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Felony disenfranchisement laws may not be good for society as a whole

Felony disenfranchisement laws prevent felons from voting.
A huge class action lawsuit was recently filed in federal court in New Orleans. Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) is requesting voting rights for formerly incarcerated individuals in the state. Although the l…

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18Aug, 2016

Dealing with Road Rage

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More Americans are engaging in road rage, or aggressive driving.

More Americans are engaging in road rage, or aggressive driving.
Summer is the time of road trips to the beach or the mountains. The roads are busier than ever with parents wanting to take their kids to the local park to get out of the house during the summer. New …

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16Aug, 2016

International Spiritual Destinations

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Solomon's temple is a spiritual destination

Solomon’s temple is a spiritual destination for some travelers.
It’s summer, and practically everyone is thinking about vacation. It might be too late to pull off an international retreat to a spiritual destination this summer, but you can certainly begin t…

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11Aug, 2016

Tips to Increase Confidence

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Accepting who you are is the first step to increasing confidence

Someone with self confidence doesn’t worry about what other people think.
If you’ve ever struggled with confidence or self-worth, you’re not alone. Whether it’s over your looks, career or personality, everyone has doubts at some time, even those who see…

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09Aug, 2016

Connection between Forgiveness and Mental Health

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Scientists find that forgiveness and mental health are linked

If you can forgive, it may benefit your mental health.
When you get the wrong drink at your coffee shop, how do you respond? Maybe you think, “Oh, they made a mistake. They’re busy, I’ll just have them fix it.” Then there’s the, “I’m never coming here…

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04Aug, 2016

Dealing With Your Depression Is Not a Sign of Weakness

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Dealing with Depression and Mental illness should not be delt with alone

Dealing with Depression and Mental illness should not be delt with alone
It was about two years ago when the world learned that Robin Williams had ended his life. Early reports on social media that this beloved comic had died on August 11, 2014 were met with skepti…

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02Aug, 2016

BYU Study Shows Disney Princesses May Not Empower Girls

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Disney Princesses can have effects on children and their conformity to gender stereotypes

Many children grow up watching Disney Princesses
Most parents count on Disney movies to be safe for kids. Most of the movies released through Disney and its affiliates, such as Marvel and Pixar, tend to be G or PG movies that are family-oriented with a positive the…

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