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Honoring Service Men And Women On Veterans Day

While it doesn't seem to get the same sort of pomp and circumstance as Memorial Day and even Labor Day, Veterans Day is an extremely important tribute for the United States military. November 11 is Veterans Day and it is honored by many who have served the country and their

A Guide to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Sometimes the emotional effects from traumatic or terrifying events last long beyond the event itself. What begins as a normal stress reaction never fully recedes, creating long-term impacts for those affected. The result is post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)—an anxiety disorder that affects survivors of traumatic events. Awareness of PTSD first

Painting Portraits Can Ease Chronic Pain

One of the most difficult things for chronic pain sufferers is that they feel that those around them cannot truly understand what they are feeling. Chronic pain is not only a physical sensation; it is also a mental and emotional experience that can be isolating for not only the person