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How to Embrace Skills-Based Volunteering to Improve Your Community

Skills-based volunteering is a type of volunteer work that involves the use of specialized talents, certifications, or resources. This work can take many forms, such as a handyman rebuilding damaged infrastructural damage from a flood, an artist selling their work for charity, or a lawyer offering their services pro bono. Skills-based volunteer work could also […]

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Career While Still in School

The Harvard Business Review reports that two-thirds of college graduates struggle to transition into the workforce. There are likely many factors that contribute to this phenomenon, such as changes to our economic culture, prohibitive student debt, and a general decline in job security. However, luckily, while there are some factors that are out of your […]

The Decline of Job Security: What Can You Do About It?

Job security is a topic seldom discussed among both new hires and seasoned employees, despite the fact that it is on a steady decline. According to Labor in New Economy, “the perceived low quality of many newly created jobs fuels the concern that the nature of the employment relationship in the United States is changing […]

What Is Emotional Exhaustion, and How Can You Address It?

Emotional exhaustion is the state in which an individual feels mentally drained or overwhelmed and is often the result of physical and emotional stress. Victims of emotional exhaustion oftentimes include those who regularly perform emotionally taxing work i.e. social workers, teachers, first responders, and other healthcare workers. Working while emotionally drained could lead to burnout […]

5 Ways to Increase Your Earning Potential

Not earning enough money can have serious implications on one’s life. When you’re strapped for cash, you may be unable to afford major life milestones like a car or a house, or may even struggle to afford basic necessities such as food and shelter. What’s more, income inequality in the U.S. continues to widen. While […]

How to Help a Loved One With Medication Management

Taking medications is more or less a part of life. Children, adults, and seniors alike may have prescriptions they take on a regular basis. When it comes to seniors especially, taking medications is essentially the norm. Medication management, however, can be tricky. While a home health nursing assistant may be there to assist in managing a loved […]

4 Trends in Digital Healthcare That Are Transforming Patient Care

The digital healthcare market has seen rapid growth in recent years and is only expected to expand. But what exactly is digital healthcare? The definition is broad considering the vast amount of categories it includes, such as mobile health (mHealth), telehealth, health informatics, and eHealth. These categories then bring numerous applications to digital healthcare, which will […]

The Importance of Learning Self-Care in the Workplace Before Starting a New Job

The World Health Organization defines self-care as “the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and to cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a healthcare provider.” It’s a powerful tool that can help you manage stress in your everyday life — including stress in the […]

Hospice and Palliative Care: A Guide for Families, Caregivers, and Medical Professionals

Due to many factors, including illness, disability, and issues with mobility, many senior citizens find themselves socially isolated. For this reason, many senior citizens benefit from end-of-life care. End-of-life care can also be a rewarding career for empathetic individuals who want to work with people, and it’s a field that will likely experience a significant […]

Substance Abuse Prevention for the LGBTQ+ Community

The LGBTQ+ community is large and made up of a diverse group of people, all with unique identities and from different backgrounds. However, rates of substance use and abuse are significantly higher across this population than in cisgender, heterosexual individuals. In fact, recent research exploring substance use trends in the LGBTQ+ community discovered that individuals […]

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