Anna Diener Stewart

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Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Put Your Needs Before Your Kid's Wants

Parents today are stressed. They have lost old friends. They miss their old hobbies. They're too tired for sex. They feel judged. A few years ago, …

The 25 Principles for Adult Behavior: John Perry Barlow (R.I.P.) Creates a List of Wise Rules to Live By

<i>Image by the European Graduate School, via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>The most successful outlaws live by a code, and in many ways John Perry Barlow, founder …

Misconceptions Around Disability In The Workplace

The average cost of providing the required support for a disabled employee – or a ‘reasonable adjustment’ - is just £30<p>There are currently 3.5 …

This Yoga Sequence Will Loosen Up Insanely Tight Hamstrings

Running and crazy-tight hamstrings seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly, but it doesn't have to be that way! Hop on your mat after a run …

Disabled people worry about telling employers of their condition

UK charity’s survey finds almost half of disabled people have worried about making employers aware of their disability<p>Almost half of disabled people have worried about making employers aware of their impairment or condition, research by the disability charity Scope has found. This has prompted …

Kids missing out on crucial early intervention under NDIS, ACT government warns

"She can't go to the physio anymore and her motor skills are really poor," mother Monika said. "We've had to drop her occupational therapist down …

Job training program helps students with autism, emotional challenges

For students who have emotional challenges or face other obstacles to learning, school provides a built-in support network that can be vital to their …

Disabled People 'Being Turned Down For Jobs Due To Their Condition', Scope Research Finds

'A reality check of what the world can really be like.'<p>Disabled people are being turned down for jobs because of their condition, with one woman …

Restaurant Fills Entire Staff With Special Needs Employees Looking For Work

One Indiana restaurant has a staff that is truly special.<p>At Special Dogs & More in Columbus, Indiana, owner Randy Lapidus made a commitment to hire …

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

While this sentence is one you might not expect from Steve Jobs, it is one that all of us can -- and should -- say.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's …

Hung Up

9 Hard Things You Have to Do to Move Forward with Your Life

Maybe it’s the life lessons I was forced to learn the hard way, or the toll of loss and failure I had recently endured, but a decade ago, in the …

Positive Thinking

Will Personalized Learning Become the New Normal?

Rhode Island is rolling out a statewide initiative to integrate student-specific instruction into classrooms.<p>Over the last few years, Rhode Island has emerged as a national leader in the drive to put personalized-learning programs into actual classroom practice. Now education leaders in Providence, …

Rhode Island

What Does Personalized Learning Mean for Teachers?

In personalized learning models, educators’ roles are more important than ever as they design customized approaches, and their professional expertise …

Pedagogy

Advice on Understanding and Calming Sensory Overload in Children

As a pediatric occupational therapist and a mother, I try my best to fully understand each child and his/her sensory needs, both at home and in my …

Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism, and Occupational Therapy: A Search for Understanding.

2016 Jul-Aug;70(4):7004360020p1-5. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2016.018689.<p>1Christie D. Welch, OT Reg. (Ont.), is PhD Student, Rehabilitation Sciences …

Do You Hold Your Pencil The Proper Way?

A ~highly scientific~ examination.

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox | Goop

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

A Payment Model That Prevents Unnecessary Medical Treatment

As payers and providers in the U.S. health care system shift from fee for service to value-based approaches that pay providers for quality, they are turning to two models: One is procedure- and DRG-based bundled payments that pay one price for all the care related to treating a condition. The other …

Kids turn violent as parents battle ‘digital heroin’ addiction

<i>On August 28, The Post published a piece by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras,“The Frightening Effects of Digital Heroin,” that was based on his book “Glow</i> …

Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave Disabled | hospital, patient, healthcare, infection

Interrupted sleep, unappetizing food and days in bed may be merely annoying for younger patients, but they can cause lasting damage to older ones. …

Why ‘Useless’ Surgery Is Still Popular

Before a drug can be marketed, it has to go through rigorous testing to show it is safe and effective. Surgery, though, is different. The Food and Drug Administration does not regulate surgical procedures. So what happens when an operation is subjected to and fails the ultimate test — a clinical …

The Ultimate Beauty Luxury? Non-Toxic Color That Restores Your Pre-Gray Hair

When I arrived at Hairprint headquarters in Sausalito a year ago, I was greeted by author and environmentalist Paul Hawken, and Philippa Shenandoah, a hair stylist I’d worked with on photo shoots.<p>Hawken stared at my head: your hair is colored? “Yes, highlighted,” I said. “Is it a …

With Room Service and More, Hospitals Borrow From Hotels

At the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital outside Detroit, patients arrive to uniformed valets and professional greeters. Wi-Fi is free and patient meals are served on demand 24 hours a day. Members of the spa staff give in-room massages and other treatments.<p>While clinical care is the focus of any …

Health Care

What your home needs if you want to ‘age in place’

<b>Question: We’re debating whether to move in retirement or remodel our existing home. In either case, we’re trying to figure out what features, at a</b> …

Doctors have become less empathetic, but is it their fault? – David Scales

‘I don’t like to take medications,’ Hernando (not his real name) told me when I recommended a strong dose of ibuprofen for the pain in his thumb …

Empathy

How to Motivate Yourself When You Feel Lazy AF

If you feel like you're in a bit of slump right now, you're not alone. These unmotivated, uninspired times can occur when we lose our focus and rush …

Motivation

This savings strategy led to an early retirement at age 33

If you've been searching for the ultimate secret to saving more money, you actually may have known it all along... The idea is simple: spend less …

Frugal Living

Rocking Beds Are a Crazy and Crazy-Effective Solution to Sleep Problems

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>On any given night, up to 70 million Americans struggle to get a good night's sleep. And who can blame them? Insufficient sleep is considered a national public health problem, and we're running out of options to try: Melatonin has weird …

Brainwaves