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Jacob Gland’s Speaking and Coaching Engagement Seeks to Bring Hope

(Self-harm trigger warning:) In December 2017, Jacob Gland survived a self-inflicted gunshot in an attempt to commit suicide. After some time, he started to develop symptoms from that incident, which led him to be diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a condition that made life a bit more challenging. With his best buddy Liberty at his side, Jacob gathers all his courage to talk about the most painful and traumatic life-changing experience he has had. He uses this to effectively educate his audience and share his realizations after coming so close to death. Jacob is a suicide survivor who

Medi-Ops Guarantees Medical Transportation for All Clients with Their Swift Services and Affordable Prices

Medi-Ops was founded with a purpose in mind: to save lives all throughout the United States by offering a centralized dispatch center for a variety of services. Medi-Ops removes the unnecessary waiting that patients have to go through when trying to receive immediate care. They work with multiple operators to provide emergency and non-emergency medical services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at a reasonable price, which is affordable to all clients. They offer air and ground ambulance services, organ transplant teams, medical couriers, and medical drone support. All Medi-Ops vehicles are tracked via GPS in order to

Brittney Moses Is Bridging the Science of Mental Health With Faith Communities

Los Angeles native, Brittney Moses, is passionate about seeing this generation live with purpose. While studying psychology and research assisting at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), she leverages her social media platforms to reduce stigma and assist with helpful information at the intersection of faith, culture, and mental health. As a black woman, Brittney experienced the stigma against people of color growing up. Her faith helped her grow stronger, but she was still battling personal issues. Needing an outlet, Brittney started a blog and began walking the path to promoting mental health. As she was journaling her struggles

Our Stories Our Space Is a Safe Space For Individuals to Share Their Mental Health Struggles

Mental health is a crucial talking point, especially to those that are struggling with their own health and are falling deep into mental illness. The best saving grace that these individuals could ever have is the support of other people. Peer specialist and mental health advocate, Erin Duffy knows this for a fact after having multiple experiences with handling the matter. Along with her partner Lori Sevigny, who is a retired registered nurse and someone who has also had personal experiences with psychiatric abuse, both women have created an empowering community called Our Stories Our Space. The community sheds light

Health Program Happi Health Emphasizes on a Holistic Approach

With the global health crisis taking over our everyday lives, people started looking out for their health more than they have been their whole lives. Moreover, many companies and organizations began to release campaigns, programs, and initiatives, all geared toward increasing health awareness and establishing safety measures to combat the virus. An emerging company that stands out from the crowd is Happi Health. Dr. Staci Whitman founded Happi Health with the vision to promote holistic care to as many families and parents as possible. She is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist based in Portland, Oregon, and is a health coach, with

8 Healthy Diet Tips to Achieve Flat Stomach

Healthy and Flat Stomach – Exercise alone is not enough to achieve a sexy stomach. In fact, healthy diet and lifestyle will greatly help you to achieve your body goals! Self-discipline is a must but also you have to enjoy it to make it last. If you want to get tighter abs and flat stomach, here are the tips that will help you to achieve your body goals during quarantine.  Avoid Eating Before Sleep.  As you sleep, your body slows which will prevent your body from digesting the food in your stomach properly. You are also much less active in

The Fashion behind the N95 and Cotton Masks

Masks – Lockdown is being lifted and people start stepping out of their houses for work and other tasks, the demand for face masks and protective gear is at an all-time high and the supplies are going down due to insistent demand. Meanwhile, some are producing their own masks at their homes.  N95 or cotton masks? The incorporation of face masks is the most promising trend nowadays and the fashion world is pushing their creative minds to the best limits. Due to health and precautionary measures, the face mask is part of our daily outfit but how can we make

How to Reduce Stress and Motivate Yourself

Stress – What’s your most cherished value? We all have driving forces that keep us inspired and motivated, whether it’s supporting our loved ones, giving to those in need, finding fulfillment in our work, or making a difference in our community.  Determining your most cherished value and using it to your advantage can drastically change your approach to your work, infusing you with additional internal motivation, says Rebecca Greenbaum, Ph.D., professor of human resource management at Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations. That’s where value triggers come in. Value triggers are items that represent something that matters deeply

How COVID-19 Worsens the Anxiety among People Who Suffers From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Covid 19 – Experts and media have warned that mental health crisis will rise during the pandemic will take toll. A recent KFF poll found that about 4 in 10 adults say stress from the coronavirus negatively affected their mental health. (KHN is an editorially independent program of KFF, the Kaiser Family Foundation.) Amidst the pandemic, people who are suffering from OCD have heightened OCD phobias such as fear of germs due to the virus that doubles their anxiety. People with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other serious mental health crisis are having difficult mental health battles but patients who have undergone successful treatment often have increased abilities to accept

Baking Soda Isn’s Just for Cooking

Surprisingly, there are so many ways to use baking soda that isn’t familiar to everybody. Baking soda is not just for cooking but not limited to the kitchen because aside from home hacks that we learn it also has many health advantages more than we could ever imagine.  Disinfect Toothbrush Baking soda can eliminate the bacteria that stick to our toothbrush with just water and vinegar. After 30 minutes of soaking it will be good as new. Mouthwash As an alternative to mouthwash it can be made at home with baking soda and warm water. This way you’ll have a