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Places for Recreation

Best Spots for Recreation and Relaxation   Sometimes, you need to give yourself a break from all the hustle-bustle of your life. For those of you who are suffering from an illness, you need to take a breather once in a while to take your mind off your condition. Fortunately, there are places you can…

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Convincing Your Loved One to Retire

Guiding Your Loved One to Begin and Enjoy the Last Phase of Their Life   For so many years, we have seen them work hard. In those years, they have been devoted to their jobs. They earned to live and worked to provide not just for themselves but also for the people they care about.…

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How to Care for People with Schizophrenia

What to Do When a Loved One Has Schizophrenia   Saying that life is hard is a great understatement, but imagine how much more difficult it is for people with schizophrenia to lead a normal existence. My brother, Bob, was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of sixty-one, and it was not easy for either…

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Seeking Help through Mental Health Facilities

Assist your loved one suffering from a mental illness to seek help from mental health facilities.   Issues on mental health remain a prevalent discussion for a long time. In fact, there are movies that depict various forms of mental illness and how people who struggle with it behaves. One you may have recently seen…

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A Broadway Musical Spotlight: An American in Paris

How an Academy Award–winning musical film became a Tony Award–winning musical play. There is a line in the trailer that goes, “Paris is a mood, a longing you didn’t know you had until it was answered. The French will have a word for it—c’est magnifique.” Inspired from a jazz-influenced symphonic poem by George Gershwin in…

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The West Side Story on Broadway

The Broadway Classic that Captivated the World Two households, both alike in dignity, in fair New York where we lay our scene—the scene of the hit Broadway musical that many have come to love, the West Side Story. Arguably the greatest musical of all time, it is still incredibly relevant until today—and was billed to…

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The Phantom of the Opera

A Haunting Musical Enthralling for Three Decades The world has celebrated theater for centuries, the art already well-loved since sixth century BC. Thespis, the first Greek actor, was the first to win a theatrical award. Plays grew more and more in popularity as thousands of decades have passed, with praiseworthy titles that include Euripides’s The…

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Pi Lambda Theta: How to Get a Head Start on Your Teaching Career

The road to become a teacher is riddled with bumps and potholes. Aside from mastering your major, you need to learn how to handle all kinds of people from all ages, acquire skills in arts and crafts to make effective teaching aids, and practice your communication skills to effectively teach lessons—among other things. More than…

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The Appeal of Crime and Suspense

What is it about these two genres that people like? These days, people seem to be attracted to crime and suspense genres. The question is, what is it about these two genres that seem to draw almost everyone to them? In a Prezi presentation, Kevin Holman enumerates three things that compel people to read suspense…

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New York State Mental Health Services

Mental health is something that should not be taken lightly. Just because mental illnesses aren’t tangible doesn’t mean that they don’t exist. They are not your average ailments. The disorders center on disrupting one’s perception, thoughts, emotions, and actions. And no, you can’t just tell people who suffer from them to simply “get over it.”…

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by Rosalie H. Contino, PhD