Does it really matter if you get enough sleep? Yes! It may matter even more if you’re recovering from a brain injury as sleep disturbances are common. This makes it harder for those with a TBI to get the quantity and quality of sleep they need.Any brain injury — mild to severe — can lead to changes in sleep. These changes can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Deepening depression and anxiety, increased irritability, lack of energy, problems remembering things and a drop in one’s sense of well-being are some effects of troubled sleep.Making simple changes to your behavior and environment — sleep schedule, bedtime habits, daily lifestyle choices — can resolve some sleep problems. Defense…
How Mental Health Conditions Are Dismissed By Family and Friends
Many times when people are feeling ill because of a medical condition, they are openly allowed to not feel well in the presence of others. It is usually expected and accepted that someone with a more...
Art that Slows Down How We Assess Gender
At the center of Smack Mellon’s Dumbo gallery, Gil Yefman’s knitted wrecking ball of genitalia and bodily fluids hangs from the ceiling.
What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup
The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than good.
How to Help Children Cope with a Crisis
Save the Children has provided ten tips to help children cope with tragedies like the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and the Boston Marathon bombing. Learn more
How Local Housing Regulations Smother the U.S. Economy
Americans can’t afford to move to the cities with strong job markets like New York, San Francisco and Boston.
Law enforcement 2.0: How to build your virtual police department
An effective partnership with your community today means an awareness and a unique media presence
10 Thrift Store Furniture Makeovers
I'm not the best decorator, designer, or photographer, my socks have probably only matched twice in my life, and my cats are rather plum...
Tips for Choosing a Dialysis Clinic
Print this handout Choosing a dialysis clinic is an important decision. If you are a new patient, traveling, or simply looking to transfer to new facility, this decision can seem overwhelming. You will need to consider many factors, including the location, distance from your home, schedule, quality-of-care, and much more. Here are some tips to help you choose a facility that is right for you.
Useful Study Reveals Generational Differences in What Engages Donors
The new report from Abila suggests it’s worthwhile to offer a variety of approaches to engagement to welcome donors of every age.