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Why Smartphones are Harmful to Sleep

Why Smartphones are Harmful to Sleep

May 20, 2020

Why Smartphones are Harmful to Sleep Carsyn Hall Getting enough sleep is a key part of maintaining a positive well-being and helping your brain to work properly. When you don’t get enough sleep,...

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Mental Awareness Month

Mental Awareness Month

May 6, 2020

Mental Awareness Month Carsyn Hall Since 1949, the month of May has been known as mental health month in the United States by organizations such as NAMI and Mental Health America. The month is meant...

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Cinco de Mayo: The Origin

Cinco de Mayo: The Origin

April 29, 2020

Cinco de Mayo: The Origin Carsyn Hall Cinco de Mayo is one of the most misunderstood holidays in Mexican history. People often mistake Cinco de Mayo as Mexico’s day of independence, when it’s actually...

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Coping with Back Pain

Coping with Back Pain

April 21, 2020

Coping with Back Pain Carsyn Hall Back pain is the sixth costliest condition in the United States, affecting Nearly 65 million Americans according to Georgetown University. It’s very common and prevents...

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Do anti-inflammatories treat or feed the Coronavirus?

Do anti-inflammatories treat or feed the Coronavirus?

April 7, 2020

Do anti-inflammatories treat or feed the Coronavirus? Carsyn Hall Common over-the-counter pain relievers that include Ibuprofen are being used to treat symptoms, such as fever and body aches, of COVID-19....

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Got Time? Quarantine Activities That Will Save You From Insanity Carsyn Hall

Got Time? Quarantine Activities That Will Save You From Insanity Carsyn Hall

March 31, 2020

Got Time? Quarantine Activities That Will Save You From Insanity Carsyn Hall As schools are closed, sports are canceled, and stores are shut down, many students and adults are suffering from boredom...

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What Makes a Great Teacher

What Makes a Great Teacher

March 25, 2020

What Makes a Great Teacher Part 2 of a 2 Part Series Carsyn Hall “What makes a great teacher is being flexible to meet the needs of your kids instead of being determined for them to meet your expectations....

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What makes a good student

What makes a good student

March 10, 2020

What Makes a Good Student Part 1 of a 2 Part Series Carsyn Hall Being a good student doesn’t have to mean making the highest grades or being the teachers pet. There are many other qualities a student...

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One's Trash is Another's Treasure

One’s Trash is Another’s Treasure

March 6, 2020

One’s Trash is Another’s Treasure Carsyn Hall 15.1 million tons of textile clothing waste was produced in 2013 alone, says the Environmental Protection Agency. Fast fashion offers more affordable...

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There are ways to beat depression

Coping with Depression

February 24, 2020

Coping with Depression Part 3 of a 3 Part Series Carsyn Hall “When I start having bad thoughts or feeling down, I immediately do things to keep myself occupied. I try and hang out with my sister...

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Areas of the brain that plays a role in depression

The Science Behind Depression

February 20, 2020

The Science Behind Depression Part 2 of a 3 Part Series Carsyn Hall Lauren Geller, 17, started feeling different when school started in September of 2018. She noticed her mood started to change, but...

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Depression can affect anyone

Understanding Teen Depression

February 13, 2020

Understanding Teen Depression Part 1 of a 3 part series Carsyn Hall Megan Shinnick was an excellent student who never lacked positivity or energy. However, those traits couldn’t outshine the depression...

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How to Prepare for Valentine's Day

How to Prepare for Valentine’s Day

January 24, 2020

How to Prepare for Valentine’s Day Carsyn Hall Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so it’s time to start planning. This special day is about spending time and appreciating your loved...

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Work hard and stay focused on your goals!

How to Start the New Semester Off Right

January 14, 2020

How to Start the New Semester Off Right Carsyn Hall The new semester is a great opportunity for a fresh start. Whether last semester was a failure or a success, here are 5 tips that will guarantee...

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Study diligently

How to Study for Exams

January 9, 2020

How to Study for Exams Carsyn Hall Students often cram their study sessions in the night before their exams. Sometimes it’s difficult to find time to prepare for finals. Here are 5 tips to help study...

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Practice the good deed of giving

How to be the best Present Giver

December 18, 2019

How to be the best Present Giver Carsyn Hall Holiday giving is just around the corner, and shopping for the perfect present can be difficult. Here are 5 tips that will help make you the best gift...

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All I want for Christmas are cookies!

How to Make Christmas Cookies

December 4, 2019

Cookies are the perfect holiday snack because they’re delicious and fun to make! Children making cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve is a common and fun tradition during the holidays. Here is how to make...

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Who’s really failing: students or the education system?

Who’s really failing: students or the education system?

November 25, 2019

“My children are in need of medical assistance! And you can sit here and smugly lecture me on the importance of tests? Tests which label children's potential - a thing which cannot be measured!” cries...

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How to Have Better Time Management

How to Have Better Time Management

November 20, 2019

Students often get tied up with events such as family gatherings, church, sports and extracurricular activities. However, juggling time between school work and hobbies can be tough. Here are five easy...

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Be Thankful!

Ways to Practice Gratitude

November 15, 2019

Ways to Practice Gratitude By: Carsyn Hall People often focus on the things they lack and overlook the things they have. Practicing gratitude is very beneficial for boosting one’s mood and attitude....

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