Our society, as a whole, is developing a greater awareness of trauma, and how it affects the human brain, especially when it comes to learning and behavior. Now more than ever, teachers at every level are more attuned to their students’ trauma, and what can be done to help their students become more resilient and successful in their educational careers and throughout their lives.
Americans have a lot of debt, and an individual’s debt seems to increase as they earn more. The highest average amount of debt, $134,600, is seen among people in the age range of 45 to 54. The least amount is $34,600, held by those over the age of 75. Debt may be the norm, but it’s certainly not the healthiest or wisest way to live.
The connections humans form with animals are truly amazing, inspiring, and unlike anything else. Pets play a comforting role in people’s lives as friends who can shape their companions’ personality, which is a reason many pet owners consider their cats and dogs as their children. Despite these valuable connections, pets are silent creatures who communicate in their own way—but having an affectionate creature who you don’t feel pressure to talk to and who isn’t going to judge you can help individuals, especially children, build better relationships with others.
CBD oil is being labeled as the miracle drug of the century, but it is worth looking more closely at what it really capable of and what is just public hype. Research has shown the uses and benefits of CBD oil for traumatic brain injuries in NFL players and car accident victims. If you have experienced a head injury and are looking for a natural solution, CBD may be an option to improve your situation.
Science fiction has been a cultural phenomenon for decades now, impacting the landscape of our lives in numerous ways, from our terminology and the way we think to what we wear, what we drive, and where we live. From architecture to color schemes and room layouts to furniture design, there’s little doubt that sci-fi has been shaping the appearance of our living spaces.
It’s easy to write off music as a less important subject when compared to “more valuable” core subjects like English or Mathematics. This perspective is often borne out by experience; when funding gets tight, one of the first things to be affected in an educational system are the music programs, along with those of the other arts.