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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...

2014-06-28 12:03:19

St. Michael's Hospital Women with chronic physical illnesses are more likely to use mental health services than men with similar illnesses; they also seek out mental health services six months earlier than those same men, according to new study from St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). "Chronic physical illness can lead to depression," said Dr. Flora Matheson, a scientist in the hospital's Centre for Research on Inner City Health. "We want...

2014-06-24 12:27:55

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health policy expert Susan Dentzer, national thought leaders and mental health advocates, including recording artist, author and actress Demi Lovato, headline Mental Health America's 2014 Annual Conference--Parity and the Affordable Care Act: Bridging Gaps to Advance Mental Health--at the Sheraton Atlanta, Georgia, September 10-12, 2014. The Conference will examine the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and Mental...

2014-06-23 23:11:20

Technology executives, neuroscientists, authors, entrepreneurs and more will gather at Google Dublin to explore living mindfully and compassionately in the digital age. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 On the heels of a sold-out, fifth-annual Wisdom 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, the movement is on its way to Europe for the first time. Through a series of conferences and events, Wisdom 2.0 addresses the great challenge of our age: to not only live connected to one another through...

2014-06-23 23:08:59

Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Hardwick, MA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Wholebeing Institute and VIA Institute on Character recently announced a partnership to offer professionals a free online course on approaches to working with character strengths. Created by the world’s leading experts, including Wholebeing Institute co-founder Dr. Tal...

2014-06-19 23:16:49

Positive Business DC (PBDC) today announced that Martin Best will offer a free webinar discussing how the world of business has changed and how leaders can thrive in this evolving environment. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Positive Business DC (PBDC) today announced that Martin Best will offer a free webinar discussing how the world of business has changed and how leaders can thrive in this evolving environment. The webinar, slated for Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 4 p.m. EST, is the...

2014-06-12 23:13:09

Positive self-esteem is just as important for adults as it is for children. This month, take action by implementing these six self-esteem boosting tips and taking life to the next level. (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Many adults are concerned about the self-esteem of their children, but rarely think about that of themselves. In a blog post, physician and best-selling author Dr. Sanjay Jain says, "Having good self-esteem doesn't mean having a big ego, it means being secure with yourself...

2014-06-11 23:14:16

The Grateful Table, by Viva Editions publisher Brenda Knight, was spotlighted as the perfect inspiration to begin every meal with gratitude. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Brenda Knight's The Grateful Table: Blessings, Prayers and Graces for the Daily Meal is featured on Beliefnet. The article spotlights quotes that inspire gratitude, and opens by saying "The Grateful Table shows us the way to begin every meal with an open heart for every day of the year." A quote from May Manin...

2014-06-10 23:00:19

The Pebblestone, trains gratitude, the powerful emotion that enhances the overall feeling of contentment and joy. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Start-up Mojo Creations just launched the first tactile designer fitness tool with technical features for training the soul with the aim of enhancing contentment and joy at a personal and global level. It is scientifically recognized that the mind is very powerful and controls the way people view themselves, their perceptions of the world and their...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.