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5 DIY Home Decorations From Recycled Materials

The 2019 Environmental Events emphasized how climate change is taking a toll on our lives. Therefore, it is essential to come up with simple ways that will help us save the planet. You may conduct recycling drives, river cleanups, community cleaning, and more. However, the best way to go about this is to start in […]

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Hobbies, Movies & Music

Hobbying In A Time Of Isolation

We’re all on edge because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The anxiety is not just our imagination, either! In times of outbreaks, especially on a scale such as this one, it’s normal to feel stressed or anxious. Take note that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released guidelines on how to maintain our mental […]

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Books & Writing

How Journal Writing Helps Your Emotional Health

The 2019 Journalist Event talked about the present and future of journalism, highlighting how the press’ resilience and cunning had made them more durable over the years. Journalism, particularly in written form, had kept people informed, especially when there were no radios or televisions yet. Writing, in general, has continuously fed our minds with new […]

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Books & Writing

Five Movies That Captured Mental Health Illness The Right Way

Most movies that try to tell the story of the human mind often miss the point that they want us to get. They exaggerate the roles of the actors who are supposed to be mentally challenged, or they want the actors to be obviously different from the rest of the cast, which simply follows the […]

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Books & Writing

5 Must-Watch Films for Couples

Watching home movies is always more fun with your special someone. Not only can you avoid waiting in long lines, but you also save a little bit of cash by not having to buy overpriced snacks. You also don’t have to be stuck with the choice of movies at the theater — with DVD Netflix; […]

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Books & Writing

DIY Projects That Are Not Worth Doing

If you’re a sucker for DIY crafts, you should know that not all things DIY are worth your while, right? And although there are tons of kitchen and do-it-yourself home renovations every time you click the search engine, there are also several projects that seem to be easy and quick to do yourself, in the […]

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Books & Writing

How Music Therapy Brought a Couple Together Again

I once got to meet a man in hospice whose wife was also his caregiver. He was suffering from dementia, which at times made him agitated and difficult to deal with. Although she knew it would be a challenge, his wife, a nurse, was determined to keep him at home as long as possible. To […]

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Books & Writing

Strengthening Your Relationship By Starting In The Kitchen

 Spend some quality time cooking together, and your stove won’t be the only thing that’ll get hot. It’s a well-known fact that home-cooked meals are generally better for your health than consuming calories from canned foods. It may be a surprise that spending time in the kitchen with your significant other can be particularly beneficial […]

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Books & Writing

How Psychotherapy Sessions Benefit From Music

Music has long been known to affect one’s moods and emotions. Because of this, it has become more common for psychologists to integrate music with psychotherapy in addressing behavioral, emotional, and cognitive issues among their patients. Known as music therapy, these specially-designed programs are proving helpful to people with a wide variety of issues, from […]

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Hobbies

What Art Therapy Can Do To Children With Special Needs 

  When we look at art, it talks to us in a way we cannot explain. There is no sound nor text, but somehow, we understand what the artist conveys. There is an invisible yet incredible communication that happens. That is how powerful art is. That is the reason why we use art therapy as a tool to […]

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