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7 Tiny Changes in Mindset to Dramatically Improve the Quality of Your Life

Does it feel like your brain controls you instead of the other way around?<p>You want to live a productive, happy, and successful life, but mental roadblocks keep getting in your way.<p>You know what it takes to become successful, but it's easier said than done. You are willing to do the work it takes to …

The 41 nationalities with the best quality of life

The Quality of Nationality Index ranked 161 nationalities by looking at the strength of each country's economy, health, education, standard of living, and level of peace and stability. The report differentiates nationality from country by considering how easy it is for citizens to travel without a …

Occupational therapists' role: 'We save money and improve quality of life'

When the College of Occupational Therapists commissioned a survey about the image of the profession, the answer came back that it was seen by decision-makers as “nice to have” rather than essential. Its leaders are determined to change that.<p>In a major new campaign, called Improving Lives, Saving …

Social Work

2017 Social Progress Index

Here is proof that economic wealth does not guarantee the best quality of life

The 2016 index ranks all the countries by how socially progressive they are. It includes measures of opportunity, healthcare, education, and tolerance, and while quality of life in these countries does tend to rise with decent GDP growth, it does not guarantee the highest levels of social …

Bringing Assistive Technology to Patrons

Bruce Groendyke, a severely nearsighted Army vet from Hightstown, New Jersey, says he’s a “technical dinosaur.” But as one of many veterans who …