Tag: education

Learning Influences Brain Healing

Behavior and practice influences brain learning 😀 This video is INCREDIBLE knowledge 🙂

Key Terms:

  • Biomarkers
  • Nuerospacity
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#OWP #WOTDC: Envision

What timing, and quite the suitable word, for The Word of the Day Challenge. It’s also called #OneWordPrompt, I believe.

Today, the world is envision. As I sit here, on 18, February, 2019… Known as President’s Day, in my country, I can’t help but to feel a melting pot of emotions.

In high school, my History teacher, Mr. Kidder, taught the foundations of this country… Or so they (our government) had lead me to believe.

He taught me Christopher Columbus discovered this “new land”…. He taught of the pilgrimage John Smith endured, and the Native American people he encountered. He taught about the wars, and slavery, the greatness of President Lincoln and President Jackson.

I felt proud to be American,…. And ashamed of my leaders. This established feeling escalated through my early adult years, learning the hidden truths of history.

There’s so much our government hasn’t told us. There’s so much more to US History, that paints a heartbreaking picture. I’m not proud of our leaders. I can’t say I’m proud of many of our Presidents. Their choices haven’t been to establish equality for all… And they’ve done so with utter disgraceful lies and secrecy.

This is “Adam Ruins Everything “… You may find yourself questioning what you thought to be truth, as well.

Listen Carefully

Fandango’s Provocative Question

His question:

“What is more important to you, doing the right thing or doing things right?”

In my opinion, it’s equally important to do the right thing AND to do things right.

Sometimes, we don’t know how to do things right. When we haven’t been taught a skill, it’s likely we’ll first do it incorrectly. Thereafter, it’s important that we do it right.

Now on the other hand, doing the right thing is usually pretty clear. It’s the choice that falls in line with the laws and ethics. This choice reflects a person’s character. This is important because it keeps us safe and secure. It keeps the peace, so they say.

Of the two, being that we don’t always know the right thing or how to do something right, it’s important we take the opportunities to grow and learn.

01/9-10/2019

#9. Do your actions match your words 🤔?

Wow, they aren’t messing around with getting to the real stuff lol. For the most part, I do think so. I’m careful to say what I feel (which can be a downfall like when it comes to insecurities).

#10. One thing you learned about yourself last year.

I learned that I can drive the interstate without fear. With vertigo, I developed such a great fear of “driving fast”. I now have medication and can drive the main roads without anxiety.

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Do you find yourself telling little white lies? Do your words and deeds match? In 2018, what did you discover about yourself? New talent? Root to an obstacle getting in your way?

Sight Word- Beginning 2 Read

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Completely random, but many can benefit from this. As adults , we teach children what words are, mean, and how to spell. Some words can be read by letter sound combinations…. others have to be read simply by “sight” , hence “sight words”! My Kindergarten is learning several this year. As children, learning sight words through sentences and stories help them better retain the information. This process teaches kids that words have meanings and how it fits in a story.

This website has a collection of “Sight Word Readers”…. 42 TOTAL!!! For free! Simply print and staple, and any child can get a super jumpstart on reading!

I wish someone was this excited to help me when I was her age. I hope this is helpful for someone out there.

Leader vs Royal

Writing for the Your Daily Word Prompt for today:D : imperious

Despite his royal status, and the endless riches, despite his physical difficulties, during his reign as a young man, he never grew imperious in character. He was Pharoah; but he behaved as would any male his age. I admire this about him because those years are emotionally confusing and hormonal.

Super interesting article about the aspect of his character.

Photo Prompt Credit Pixabay

Credit the Source

It’s flattering to reference an individual of any talent, as long as credit is rightfully acknowledged. We are all gifted with blessings, and what a world it is to have access to them. Our lives are better, more enriched. It’s the respect of due credit that displays thanks and appreciation for the gift.

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Check out Fandango’s One Word Challenge Here 💜

America, The Beautiful by Sean Brown – Inmate Blogger

Everyday we see the effects of what happens when people refuse to take accountability & to Think for themselves. The fear-inducing rhetoric, hatemongering, & blatant presentation of falsehoods used by the politicians & corporate elitists of today have become the modus operandi rather than just the subliminal bully tactics of the past. When a person…
— Read on inmateblogger.com/2018/11/12/america-the-beautiful-by-sean-brown/comment-page-1/

So well written! His message needs to resonate within all of us!

Happy Veterans Day 🇺🇸❤️💙

Habla en Español #6

Now, I’m going to move on to some basic sentences.

Spanish: Ella es una mujer.

EnglishShe is a woman.

Spanish: Tú eres un niño.

English: You are a boy.

Spanish: Comes manzanas.

English: You eat apples.

Spanish: Tú eres hombre.

English: You are a man.

SpanishUsted es una mujer.

English: You are a woman.

Featured Image Credit: Spanish 4 Teachers Website

#bloomwhereyouareplanted

I’m so thankful to live this life, open-hearted to “the possible”… With faith bigger than fear, and my eyes focused on truths. So much could destroy me… Bitter my heart, send me down a dark rabbit hole… I Know that my ONLY limitation is myself… And I’m entirely too curious and stubborn to get in my own damn way!

#blessed #youpeoplearefabulous #choices #mylife #makingadifference #bloomwhereyouareplanted

Signs & Symptoms

Just as with other illness, prevention is key! To keep a cold away, doctors recommend individuals wash hands, keep hands away from the mouth, cover a sneeze or cough with an elbow or tissue.

Occasionally, we miss something though. Before long, someone in the family is feverish, grumpy with no appetite. The symptoms were there, and actions are taken to stop the illness from progressing.

Each mental illness has it’s own set of signs and symptoms. These are extremely important because a mental illness isn’t as obvious to the world around us.. it’s the invisible battle.

The common warning signs are the following:

  1. Major changes in sleep, eating habits, and personal care habits.
  2. Quick or dramatic changes in mood.
  3. Disinterest in events, people, activities that were once enjoyed.
  4. Descrease in effort into tasks: work, home, activities.
  5. Increase difficulty with concentration on memory or thought and speech that’s complex.
  6. Increase in sensitivity, easily overwhelmed and avoids such situations.
  7. Apathy
  8. Feeling a sense of out of the body. Disconnected from own thoughts, life, and surroundings.
  9. Illogical reason such as that in the childhood stage.
  10. Peculiar and bizarre behavior.

Further details and information can be found by clicking the link above and any links in the Common Mental Disorders blog post!

Photo credit: pixabay

Common Mental Disorders

The National Alliance on Mental Health defines a “mental illness” as: a condition that affects a person’s thinking, feeling, or mood [https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions].

Such illnesses include:

  1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  2. Anxiety Disorders
    Generalized Anxiety Disorder
    Social Anxiety Disorder
    Panic Disorder
    Phobias
  • A.) Related conditions
    • Depression
      Substance Use
      Eating Disorders
      Trouble sleeping
  • 3. Autism
  • 4. Bipolar Disorder
  • 5. Borderline Personality Disorder
  • 6. Depression
  • 7. Dissociative Disorders
  • 8. Early Psychosis and Psychosis
  • 9. Eating Disorders
  • 10. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • 11. Schizoaffective Disorder
  • 12. Schizophrenia
  • Suicide Awareness Month #3

    striking facts:

    ▪ Five million Americans have attempted suicide. Every seventeen minutes, one of them succeeds.

    ▪ Three and a half million Americans are survivors of a loved one’s suicide. Most of them have been left with a sense of guilt and deep grief.

    ▪ Between 1999 and 2010, the suicide rate in this country rose over 30%.

    ▪ Between 1952 and 1995, the suicide rate of young people (ages 15-24) tripled.

    ▪ Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students.

    ▪ There are more deaths annually of young people by suicide than automobile fatalities.

    ▪ Fifteen percent of clinically depressed people commit suicide.

    ▪ Ten percent of suicide attempts made without a gun are successful.

    ▪ Ninety percent of suicide attempts made with a gun are successful.

    ▪ There has been a 128% increase in suicides among children aged 10-14 since 1980.

    ▪ One in twelve high school students has attempted suicide.

    ▪ More young people die from suicide than cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, strokes, pneumonia, and lung disease combined.

    ▪ Eighty percent of successful suicides have given clear warnings of their intentions to others prior to taking their lives.

    ▪ Teen boys commit suicide at a rate 4 times greater than girls.

    ▪ Divorced men commit suicide at a rate 10 times greater than divorced women.

    ▪ Baby boomers have a higher rate of suicide than any other age group.

    ▪ One out of three successful suicides has made at least one previous attempt.

    ▪ An attempt made within one year of an unsuccessful attempt is 100 times more likely to be successful than a first attempt.

    Stats taken from pin.it/2bsnocob4xetzf

    15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me🌺

    1. I am a twin.
    2. I love rainbows.
    3. I’m 5’5″ tall.
    4. I could live without bacon and the beach.
    5. I only drink Pure Leaf and Gold Peak Tea.
    6. I was born in the evening.
    7. My first pet was a dog.
    8. I played the Saxophone and Clarinet in high school.
    9. I prefer nights.
    10. The only Broadway show I’ve ever seen is Cats.
    11. I want to do Private Investigation work but feel to late to begin.
    12. I am attracted to both genders (Bisexual) and personality (Demisexual).
    13. Seven o’clock is my favorite hour of the day.
    14. I’ve never been drunk.
    15. I’ve been on a cruise.

    Now I will tag 5 people who I hope would share about him /herself. If you choose to participate, please tag 5 people at the end of your post. Have Fun 😄🙃😄🙃

    Spread Kindness against Bullying

    1. News Coverage of Jamel’s Story
    2. Donations Page

    M.C.O.K. In Clarksville, TN

    This has my face just smiling 💗 What a beautiful way to begin the new school year! I hope this new change blossoms uncontrollable positivity for this community 💚

    clarksvillenow.com/local/clarksville-mayor-will-proclaim-aug-as-kindness-is-cool-back-to-school-month/

    Day Four

    Prompt: What would you include in a truly epic gift basket?

    Epic? Gift means give to someone. Hmmmm… I would say, then, this depends on to whom it’s going.

    Continue reading “Day Four”

    Drifting off Tonight

    I just wanted to take a minute and say I am so glad I made the decision to begin a blog. As I reconstructed my design, not only did I grow tremendously proud of my dedication, but also, eagerly excited to read that from all of you. I can’t believe how much I’ve learned, simply by wishing to share valuable but unique content, and to better know fellow bloggers. This journey has been so adventurous thus far. I’m really looking forward to growing as a blogger and sharing “just another human” in this trip we call life!

    Have a blessed night!

    MoonChild Nova

     

    Eco-friendly Non-Plastic Straws

    I’ve heard this phenomenon was in its infancy stage. For a better world, a cleaner environment, and safer place for animals, I’m truly excited about the movement of using alternatives to plastic straws,….. But, will I enjoy my delightful iced mocha coffee or scrumptious strawberry -Banana Smoothie just as much?

    We shall see 🤷🏼‍♀️ Thankfully, I have my options 🙂

    The war on plastic straws is here, and you’re going to need to know what your options are.
    — Read on munchies.vice.com/en_us/article/a3qzm4/best-non-plastic-straws

    “Bee” No one but Yourself

    Bees really are some cool little dude… And Queen. I didn’t realize how much they impact food production. I didn’t realize the value of honey, and the work required to make it. This morning, while enjoying my cup of coffee, I did alittle studying. Here’s a cute YouTube video about then, and some info graphs.

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