When Amy Nowaczyk realized the personal connections she could make as an elder law attorney, she decided to pursue it as a career.
The egg nog is flowing, the lights are twinkling and words like "joy" and "jolly" are in season. But not everyone feels that joy or is in the mood for holiday festivities.
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Babies don't learn to talk just from hearing sounds. New research suggests they're lip-readers too.
UNIVERSITY PARK | Jon Carlson, professor of psychology and counseling at Governors State University, has received the American Psychological Association Award for distinguished career contributions to education and training in psychology. The award was presented at the APA's annual conventio…
It has been said that the problem with youths today is they have no direction. We've all heard that one. And as proof we point to school dropout rates, juvenile delinquency, young adult felony convictions, the shortage of entry-level jobs which forces "the kids" to be still living at home an…
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May is Mental Health Month. Some days it seems like every disease, cause, and/or constituency has a day or month named after it. The sheer number of such honored causes makes many of them go by barely noticed. Here's why should you pay attention to Mental Health Month:
VALPARAISO | It took being depressed for Bill O'Hanlon to want to learn what it takes to be happy.
Inside every one of us lurk insidious limiting beliefs set to detonate when we attempt a goal. You start doubting yourself; you think you aren't talented or worthy enough to achieve the goal, so why bother? Here are some tips on how to stop the sabatoging self talk.
When you feel anxious, experts recommend practicing basic mindfulness, a meditation technique that can help people cope with conditions like depression, anxiety and chronic pain.
David Cox remembers being deployed, looking at his loaded weapon and thinking of ending his life.
Dan Reynolds always has had difficulty finishing things, but it wasn't until he couldn't get his grandson to focus on music lessons that he felt like he had been through this before.
PORTAGE | Portage High School graduate Doug Samuel has been recognized by a national organization for his work on personality disorders.
There is help for children having visual difficulties that cannot be managed fully with eyeglasses or contact lenses. It's a specialty of Dr. Steven A. Levin, a National Optometrist of the Year Recipient who has treated thousands of children during his 37 years of practice.
CHICAGO | A headline reading "City council meeting results in gay teen suicide," blazed across the front page of a Seattle publication last month, announcing the death of another youth allegedly abused to the point of taking his own life.
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