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Showing posts from December, 2023

Holiday Memories

Tradition is how we spend the holidays creating memories. For example, Christmas caroling or visiting Santa. We hold dear a holiday memory, but there is always time to develop new ones.  Holiday Memories Holiday stress is natural, but making positive, memorable moments can be worth the anxiety of planning a dinner or buying presents. Need some inspration? Find examples of favorite holiday memories here: 2023 - A Year In Review 2023 is a year of impactful events and stories that happened all over the globe; check out a review here: . How are you celebrating the end of 2023? Let us know in the comments!

Exploring the Path to Independence

Independence is rewarding but unique to a person's needs and wants. Often, it takes a person to learn responsibility to discover opportunities such as attending college, applying for jobs, or cooking to explore independence.  The Benefits Of Independence Check out  The Benefits Of Independence,  an article   on   the   mental and emotional rewards of better decision-making, a can-do attitude, and gaining life experience.  Find it here: Tips For Becoming Independent Learning to become independent takes time. Learn several tips for becoming independent in adulthood and what it means to be willing to learn.  Read more here: What are some of the benefits of an independent life? Let us know in the comments below!

How to Build Resilience

Life is about success containing adversity. Failure is an opportunity to build resilience. Understanding oneself can improve how to recover from a setback and continue to move forward.  How To Be Resilient Resilience is "the capacity to withstand or to recover quickly from difficulties." Learn about the concept through a rundown on the YouTube video,  How to be More Resilient - 6 Traits of Resilient People .  Emma McAdam and Laura Kampf teach about grit with examples of developing a strong mindset.  Watch Laura and Emma's video here:  How to be More Resilient - 6 Traits of Resilient People . Resilience: Build skills to endure Hardship Read more about  Resilience: Build Skills to Endure Hardship, an article   on being hopeful, self-care, and connecting with others through meaningful steps.  Find it here:  Resilience: Build Skills to Endure Hardship . A Resilience Toolkit Need a helpful visual? Check out the resilience with practice lessons on goal setting and visualizing y

LEAD Project Introduces The Truth About Tobacco

Leaders Empowered as Advocates with Dignity (LEAD) Project on "The Truth About Tobacco," the tobacco landscape and the impact on the health of youth and young adults with Rayza Michelen, Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative.  What's the Problem The e-cigarette/vaping industry was not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) until 2016 and entered the US market in 2007. Creating an entirely new generation of addicted nicotine users. These battery-operated devices come in different colors and flavors to attract teens.  In 2020, the CDC released data that under 19.6% (3.02 million) of high school students and 4.7% (550,000) of middle school students are e-cigarette users. Read more here:  E-cigarette Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2020 How do I Quit Mind, Body, and Spirit are three integral parts of tackling smoking. Take initiative, treat yourself well, change your routines, reduce stress, exercise, and increase non-smoking social