Autism Awareness Month

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AFI Docs 2015: The World's Best Documentary Film Festival Begins Tonight in Washington DC

Date: 06/17/2015

AFI Docs (formerly SilverDocs) begins tonight in Washington, D.C. with another spectacular slate of documentary films. The opening night festivities feature "The Best of Enemies," a terrific film about the battle of the upper-class, socially connected, classically educated, hyperverbal writers and sometime candidates for election William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal. They had those qualities in co ...

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Interview: Claire LaZebnik, Author of Wrong About the Guy

Date: 05/20/2015

[caption id="attachment_34709" align="alignright" width="200"] Copyright Harper Teen 2015[/caption] The wonderful Claire LaZebnik has written another terrific YA book.  This one is Wrong About the Guy , the story of Ellie, a high school senior who lives with her mother, her musician stepfather, who has become unexpectedly famous as the judge of a reality music television series, and her lit ...

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Creative ADHD

Date: 04/28/2015

While on the plane heading from Philadelphia to New Orleans for my first ever visit to attend Jazz Fest with friends, I was perusing the in flight mag called American Way- since my carrier is American Airlines. Being a writer, editor and former publisher, I always read the Editor's Note to see what's what in the rest of the publication. This one grabbed me instantly because the human subject was ...

Related Topics: Blog 107, Mali Apple, Joe Dunn, Blues, New Orleans, Neil Young, Jazz Fest, Charlotte, Howard Stern, American Airlines, The Soulmate Lover, Therapy Animals, Marcia Ball


Essential Oils For Autism

Date: 02/26/2015

My article ‘5 Essential Oils To Fight Fatigue and Open Chakras’ mentions that essential oils can be used for autism to calm the person. I have a dear friend who has an autistic thirteen year old son. So I did some research and here’s what I learned about using essential oils for autism. There are strong testimonials about using essential oils for autism to calm and relax the person. E ...

Related Topics: Depression, Mental Health, Terezia Farkas, Emotional Health, Wellbeing, Dealing With Depression, Mood Disorders, Lived Experience, Autism, Essential Oils


Five Essential Oils To Fight Fatigue And Open Chakras

Date: 02/24/2015

Stress, anxiety, and depression cause fatigue. Essential oils are a quick, safe and easy way to fight fatigue by soothing or stimulating the mind. Essential oils come from plants, so basically its herbal medicine. The following five essential oils are generally safe to use on your skin. If you’re concerned about allergies, put a drop of oil on the top of your hand, rub it in, and wait for any re ...

Related Topics: Depression, Mental Health, Depression Help, Terezia Farkas, Lifestyle, Emotional Health, Wellbeing, Stress, Essential Oils, Chakra


Alluring Adzuki Beans

Date: 02/16/2015

Often used for making red bean paste, the dark-red colored adzuki beans are not just nutty and sweet in taste. They are also highly nutritious. These beans are rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals. They also contain large quantities of dietary fiber, folic acid, B vitamins, as well as trace minerals such as copper, manganese and zinc. Adzuki beans are filled with molybdenum, a trace minera ...

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Vaccines Don't Cause Mental Illness

Date: 02/04/2015

Children who are vaccinated get profound mental disorders, according to Senator Paul Rand. The Huffington Post (Feb.02, 2015) reported Senator Paul Rand as saying normal kids who get vaccines can wind up mentally impaired. The next day, Paul Rand retracted his remarks in a statement, “I did not say vaccines caused disorders, just that they were temporally related -- I did not allege cau ...

Related Topics: Depression, Mental Health, Terezia Farkas, Lifestyle, Emotional Health, Wellbeing, Mood Disorders, Autism, Healthy Living, Vaccines


Roaring Red

Date: 02/06/2015

  As I awoke this morning, I was reminded that today is called Go Red for Women Day that focuses on the importance of heart health awareness. The symbol of the event is a red dress. Like the pink ribbon for breast cancer awareness and the multi-color puzzle piece ribbon for autism awareness, it is a metaphorical image for a real and crucial issue. According to the American Heart As ...

Related Topics: Blog 107, Type A, American Heart Association, Go Red For Women, American Heart Month

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