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2014-07-15 12:28:42

An Industry-First 1% of All Sales Across All Products and Retailers Will be Donated to Community-Based Organizations NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- philosophy, the wellbeing beauty brand, announces the launch of the hope & grace initiative, an unprecedented, unending commitment to support mental health. Through the hope & grace initiative, philosophy will dedicate 1% of all sales across all products to effective community-based organizations working to empower women through...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

2014-07-14 12:27:34

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is significant interest and need in mental health services among people who identify as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority, data from Mental Health America's new online screening site show. Responses of individuals from racial and ethnic minorities indicate that they are more likely than whites to report that they would monitor their health by taking screens regularly....

2014-07-10 23:11:09

The new "Happiness and Success Resource Center" may be found at: http://www.iwanthappiness.net. It includes fifteen topical segments of guided personal growth and positive psychology stimulation on finding happiness and success through improved motivation, innovation, aided luck, reinvention and service. Barrington,NJ (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The new "Happiness and Success Resource Center" may be found at http://www.iwanthappiness.net. It includes fifteen topical segments...

2014-07-10 23:10:36

Positive Business DC’s (PBDC) Shannon Polly will speak at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology July 16th through July 18th. PBDC is a supporting organization of the conference. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Positive Business DC’s (PBDC) Shannon Polly will speak at the 2nd Canadian Conference on Positive Psychology July 16th through July 18th. The conference is sponsored by the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA) and represents those engaged in...

2014-07-09 08:30:30

CLEVELAND, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm, has announced the acquisition of Phoenix Installation Services, a provider of construction and maintenance services to the wireless industry in the Southwestern U.S., by its newly-formed company, Phoenix Communications. Phoenix Communications is Resilience Capital Partners' third add-on acquisition by its Aero Communications investment platform, which it acquired in October...

2014-07-08 23:08:53

Momentous Institute convenes nation’s education and mental health experts to share innovative solutions that help kids build social emotional health. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Momentous Institute announced the speakers for its third annual Changing the Odds Conference, including keynote speaker Malcolm Gladwell, the internationally-renowned New York Times best-selling author. Gladwell’s latest book, “David and Goliath”, examines adversity and will offer attendees a new...

2014-07-03 23:06:51

This brand new app is being promoted to help people suffering from mental health pressures such as depression, phobias, confidence issues and low self esteem. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The ‘My Inner Voice’ app has been specifically designed for people with mental and emotional issues that have made their lives increasingly difficult. Problems such as social phobias, panic attacks, anxiety disorders, depression and excessive daily stress are debilitating and can...

2014-06-30 23:19:01

For many, behavioral health coverage remains inadequate despite expansion of services since January 2014. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Six months ago, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) made behavioral health treatment one of 10 essential health care benefits, but so far few people are seeing the benefits. Fort Lauderdale based mental health treatment provider, the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, believes this may be due to the stigma that follows mental health treatment....

2014-06-30 08:25:35

Educational institutions brainstorm to look for the positive ways to improve student retention and success rates. Appreciative Advising is the elixir that harnesses the power of the organizational development theory of Appreciative Inquiry and provides a framework for increasing adviser and student success DURHAM, N.C., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Have you ever come across a person in your life who really believed in you and your potential, even at a time when that potential wasn't...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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