April is Autism Awareness Month, and what better way to understand autism than through your words? Blog posts can give readers a panoramic view of the experience since autism differs from person to person. We've created a roundup of posts ...more
According to the Kinsey Institute, the average kid loses his or her virginity before he or she graduates high school. For boys, it's an average of 16.9 years, and girls lose their virginity on average at 17.4 years. Heroin use is up amongst ...more
I’m stoked that you guys are enjoying the Week 3 workout! Since we’ve been doing LOTS of burpees lately, I figured today would be a great day to share some of my tried and true burpee variations including the basic movement you'll need to know in ...more
Another day, another study, this time finding that while all other studies have found the contrary, the Medical University of Graz in Austria found that vegetarians had more health problems than meat eaters. According to CBS's coverage, ...more
Last week, I was very moved by an interview on CBC Radio with Newfoundland actor-comedian Andy Jones and his wife Mary-Lynn Bernard on the death of their son, Louis who "passed away by his own hand after a lengthy and brave battle with mental ...more
Today I found out about a brave movement called The Semicolon Project. Participants in this project are drawing tattoos of semicolons on their wrists to raise awareness about depression and self-harm.
There was a time in my life when I didn’t want to live anymore. I was incredibly hopeless. I was afraid to wake up in the morning because when I opened my eyes I knew that I would have to face the day. If you haven’t struggled with depression, it’s hard to understand these feelings. But they are incredibly awful and real. They are debilitating.
In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week on April 20-26, Heidi Hayes of Donor Egg Bank USA shares her personal journey with infertility and debunks myths about pursuing later motherhood. ...more
"If you understand it, then it is not God."
- St. Augustine
When I was a child, I made messes, as children do. And, as parents do, mine would ask me to clean my room. I would begin, not by tidying but by enlarging the current mess. This perplexed and frustrated my parents, and I in turn would also feel frustrated, because they could not see, could not embrace my process.
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