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What is Positive Aging?

2021-08-05T15:29:19-04:00August 5th, 2021|

On August 21, we are celebrating the National Senior Citizens Day. An important topic is in regard to positive aging, which is also known as healthy aging. According to the World Health Organization (2020), positive aging is referred to as “the process of developing and [...]

What is Happiness?

2021-08-05T12:06:26-04:00August 5th, 2021|

There are a range of definitions and theories shared on the concept of happiness and even more sensical practices on how one can become happy. Anthropologist and social lecturer Neil Thin argues that happiness requires empathy and “engagement with others in the world” and is an ongoing social process. (2012) However, some [...]

Work-life Balance

2021-07-06T11:21:59-04:00July 6th, 2021|

We live in a culture where hard work and dedication tend to be praised and encouraged. If we work hard, the more success we may achieve. Or if we dedicate ourselves to our work, we may obtain financial freedom. There is a saying “money never sleeps”, and this notion [...]

Compliment Your Mirror

2021-07-06T11:13:58-04:00July 6th, 2021|

On Saturday, July 3rd we celebrate National Compliment Your Mirror Day. We all need a little reminder to be kind to ourselves and appreciate all of the facets that make us, us. Compliment Your Mirror Day is intended to encourage self-acceptance and boost self-esteem. The [...]

The Celebration of Juneteenth

2021-06-03T12:20:23-04:00June 3rd, 2021|

Figure 1 represents the Juneteenth Flag created by Ben Haith, founder of the National Juneteenth Celebration Foundation (NJCF). The white star symbolizes both Texas as the Lone Star State, and the freedom of African Americans in all 50 States This year’s annual commemoration [...]

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