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2014-09-02 23:10:10

The second annual ZUMBA Dance for Sight, scheduled from 3:00 to 5:00 PM on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Herndon Community Center, Herndon, Virginia, is to raise money for the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration, a research institute located at the University of Pittsburgh. All of the proceeds for the event will go to the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration, whose primary mission is to promote research and innovation that will allow the vision-impaired to one day...

2014-09-02 23:07:12

Mood-related symptoms can come and go in response to everyday stresses. If they occur for long periods, cause significant distress, or interfere with daily functioning, it's time to seek help. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 A little bit of moodiness now and then is normal for everyone. But sometimes the onset of irritability, sadness, or apathy can be a sign of a serious condition, reports the September 2014 Harvard Health Letter. "Mood-related symptoms can come and go in...

2014-09-02 23:06:29

Creative Learning Corporation adds Ireland, Brunei and Honduras to its growing list of countries that have been awarded one of the highly sought after franchise concepts of Bricks 4 Kidz and Challenge Island. St. Augustine, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Creative Learning Corporation (OTCBB: CLCN) owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz®, Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios® the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce its Bricks...

2014-09-02 23:01:35

With over half of its Kickstarter campaign completed, the world’s smallest, adaptive and most affordable motion capture system has reached its funding goal and released news about its stretch goals. Beijing, China (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Perception Neuron, the world’s smallest, adaptive and versatile wireless full-body motion capture system for virtual reality, motion capture and visual effects is proud to announce that it has surpassed its Kickstarter fundraising goal of $250,000...

2014-09-02 23:00:54

San Diego Clinical Psychologist shares common questions to joining group therapy. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Today, Therapy Changes released a new guide titled, “Is Group Therapy Right for Me?” The guide outlines common questions an individual may have to joining group therapy or counseling, in addition to common types of groups an individual can attend. “People in group therapy improve not only from the interventions of the therapist, but also from observing others in...

2014-09-02 08:25:45

Sept./Oct. issue celebrates undeniable link between creativity and happiness DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Singer, actress and positive-emotion advocate, Olivia Newton-John graces the cover of the September/October issue of Live Happy magazine, a first-of-its-kind publication that combines the science of happiness with engaging and informative content to help readers live fuller and more productive lives. In this anniversary issue, on newsstands today, the songstress shares recent...

2014-09-01 23:03:53

Allen Klein, author of Having the Time of Your Life, and David Mezzapelle, author of Contagious Optimism, show how optimism can make people happier. (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 In an article for the San Francisco Examiner, Allen Klein, whose most recent book is Having the Time of Your Life: Little Lessons to Live By (Viva Editions 2014), discussed how positivity and optimism really are contagious. "Another study, done by researchers at Harvard and the University of California, San...

depression
2014-09-01 05:44:06

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Depression is a scary condition. It leaves some sufferers feeling helpless and hopeless. In others depression leads to an emptiness that prevents them from enjoying life. Some experience depression in more physical ways by feeling listless, fatigued, pained and incapable of moving. And then there are the times where depression causes death. The reactions, signs and symptoms to depression are varied, but the scariness is very real....

angry face
2014-08-31 07:29:39

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Regardless of age, race, gender or nationality, all people make the same facial expression when they’re angry, experts from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Australia’s Griffith University report in the latest online edition of Evolution and Human Behavior. The study authors call it the universal “anger face,” noting that it is characterized by a lowered brow, a thinning of the lips and a flaring of the...

2014-08-29 23:07:58

Validation studies show that DISC personality tests have a high rate of test-retest reliability. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 When subjected to validation using the scientific method, DISC personality testing has been found to be one of the most consistent instruments for measuring behavior and personality type. DISC, MBTI, the Hartman Personality Profile, and the “Big 5” are some of the most popular methods of testing personality. Each of these testing tools uses a short...


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Spectrophobia
2013-12-24 12:23:34

Spectrophobia is a kind of specific phobia involving a morbid fear of mirrors. Catoptrophobia is the fear of mirrors. This phobia is distinct from Eisoptrophobia, which is the fear of your own reflection. In general, an individual suffering from this phobia has been traumatized in an event where they believe they have seen or heard apparitions or ghosts. The individual could also become traumatized by television shows, nightmares, or horror films. This fear could be the result of a trauma...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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