Alzheimer’s Avoidance – Blog 2: Regular Exercise

It is often said that exercise leads to a healthy mind in a healthy body but have you ever stopped to think about how that relates to Alzheimer's/ Dementia? Did you know that regular exercise can reduce your chance of getting Alzheimer's/ Dementia? If you know someone who already has the condition it can slow …

Ambitious Dreams Bring Inspiration — Shooting For The Moon — Self Development

Ambitious dreams bring inspiration. They’re the only kind that have the power to make you happy. The world is full of people who’re afraid of reaching for their dreams in case they’re disappointed. A lot of parents teach their children to be modest in their expectations. It’s understandable for them not to want their sons… via …

Creative Stress Relief

Crafts Inspire Me

Computer Stress
With such fast-paced lives, we all need a break from our daily stresses. These demands have physical, mental, emotional and spiritual effects. The best solution is a vacation, but that may not be possible. Instead, indulge in a hobby or two to take your mind and body to a happy place. Every day you do things for everyone else. It’s time to put yourself first! You’ll be so glad you did, and you’ll have a lot of fun while doing it. Here are a few crafting ideas to get you started:

Painting: – watercolor, oil, acrylic, pouring
Watercolor
Watercolor PaintingDrawing: – pencil, charcoal, crayons, colored pencils, chalk, markers, pens
Sketching with Pens and Markers
DrawingPottery & Ceramics: – figurines, serving pieces, vases, jars, ornaments
Pottery
PotteryCeramics
CeramicsPaper Crafts: – scrapbooking, card making, origami, quilling
PapercraftsJewelry & Watches: – beaded, woven, wire
Beaded Jewelry
Jewelry MakingFlower Arranging: – fresh or artificial, wreaths…

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Alzheimer’s Avoidance – Blog 1: An Introduction

Worried you might get Alzheimer's or Dementia in the future? Do you know someone who has Alzheimer's/Dementia and are trying to find ways to slow the rate of deterioration? This series all about Alzheimer's Avoidance will hopefully answer those questions as well as any other questions you have on the topic! Hello and Welcome to …

The Therapeutic Power of Listening and Speaking — Pointless Overthinking

https://www.youtube.com/embed/6iDMuB6NjNA?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent By Troy Headrick I’d like to do something a bit different in this blog. It’ll start with me posting a fascinating TED Talk by Leon Berg. The title of his presentation is “The Power of Listening: An Ancient Practice for Our Future.” By the way, before I tell you the true aim of this …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 12: Series Summary

Hello and Welcome to Sweeney's Blogs! Today's blog is going to be the twelfth blog in the Stuttering in Mainstream Media series and is going to be a summary of the series. I have spent a lot of time over the past few weeks thinking and planning about where I wanted this series to go. …

How Self-Empowerment Leads To Self-Improvement And Success In Your Life — Self Development

Have you ever wondered if what you know about self-improvement is accurate? Consider the following paragraphs and compare what you know to the latest information on self-improvement. Have you run across an individual who is so naturally friendly that when you put them inside a room of strangers, they are friends with almost everyone in… via …

Stuttering in Mainstream Media – Blog 11: Bruce Willis’s Story

A lot of people know Bruce Willis from his roles in films such as Die Hard, Glass and The Sixth Sense to name but a few but did you know that Bruce Willis used to have a stutter? The fact that Bruce Willis, a very successful actor, has lived with and got past having a …