Category Resilience

Why You Should Stop Yelling at Your Kids – The New York Times

Source: Why You Should Stop Yelling at Your Kids – The New York Times It doesn’t make you look authoritative. It makes you look out of control to your kids. It makes you look weak. Credit You Jung Byun The use of spanking to discipline children has been in decline for 50 years. But…

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Obamacare Relieved Financial Strain of Those Closest to the Federal Poverty Line | Now | Drexel University

Source: Obamacare Relieved Financial Strain of Those Closest to the Federal Poverty Line | Now | Drexel University Obamacare Relieved Financial Strain of Those Closest to the Federal Poverty Line The Affordable Care Act — or Obamacare — most benefitted those closest to the federal poverty line, a study led by Drexel University…

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Four Ways to Build Inclusive, Healthy Places for All – RWJF

Source: Four Ways to Build Inclusive, Healthy Places for All – RWJF It has been said that inspiration comes when you least expect it. My visit to Melbourne, Australia, inspired me to take an international look at place-making. I was standing in Federation Square, restlessly waiting for my daughter to finish her shift. I…

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PlanPhilly | ‘Greening’ vacant lots improves mental health in Philly communities

Source: PlanPhilly | ‘Greening’ vacant lots improves mental health in Philly communities Vacant and dilapidated lots are a common city eyesore — not just in Philadelphia, but across the country. About 15 percent of urban land across the U.S. is either vacant or abandoned. And that blight not only affects a neighborhood’s appearance, it…

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Urban Green Spaces And Gardens Linked To Improved Mood

Replacing Vacant Lots With Green Spaces Can Ease Depression In Urban Communities July 20, 20187:42 PM ET Heard on Morning Edition Growing up in Washington, D.C.’s Columbia Heights neighborhood, Rebecca Lemos-Otero says her first experience with nature came in her late teens when her mother started a community garden. “I was really surprised and…

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Childhood stress leaves lasting mark on genes – University of Wisconsin

Source: Childhood stress leaves lasting mark on genes Kids who experience severe stress are more likely to develop a host of physical and mental health problems by the time they reach adulthood, including anxiety, depression and mood disorders. But how does early life stress put children at risk when they grow up? To…

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