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“I’ll never give up on you”: Heroin and her last day alive

<b>A photo of the author's niece</b><p>I thought Sophie had finally kicked her addiction. Why didn’t anyone tell me how vulnerable she was at that moment?<p>Abigail Warren<p>July 20, 2015 10:35pm (UTC)<p>They brought her into the courtroom with shackles on her ankles and handcuffs on her wrists. She was there, in …

15 Things To Forget If You’re Not Satisfied With Your Life

If you’re feeling frustrated and stuck, it’s probably time to make some changes in your life. Otherwise, you’ll likely continue to feel dissatisfied. …

5 Excellent Mac Apps to Enhance Your Writing

July 12, 2015<br>Writing is inherently asocial act. To produce a meaningful and decent amount of wordage, one should take to themselves and get immersed …

5 reasons schools aren’t using more innovative classroom models

Nine out of 10 administrators surveyed in a new report said using technology effectively as part of instructional practice is important to educate …

5 ways to get more out of Google Drive storage

You may love it for its free productivity suite, but Google Drive is first and foremost a cloud storage service. As the nexus of Google’s other services, its 15GB of free space can be leveraged to improve almost any productivity task. Here are a few ways you can maximize your Drive.<p>1. Set it as …

Software

Creating a Data Driven Classroom

Data Driven instruction can often feel like a classic education buzz-word. We know data is important and it is becoming increasingly more available, …

11 things ultra-productive people do differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they …

Technology Makes ADHD Better, Not Worse -- Part I

Much has been written in recent weeks about the role technology is, or is not playing, in the so-called ADHD epidemic in America. Articles are proclaiming that our tendency to be distracted by our iPhone screens and toggle between videos and images on social media sites like a dog chasing a …

Sensory processing in autism: research developments

Today we have a guest post from Dr Cathy Manning who is conducting research into the way children with autism see the world around them and how …

Autism

How Doctors Think: Addiction, Neuroscience and Your Treatment Plan

Ever wonder how a (good) doctor comes up with her/his recommendations for treatment? What the critical thinking underlying the suggestions might be?<p>As an example, we can look at a comprehensive treatment plan for drug and alcohol addiction (forthcoming posts will look at other conditions, like …

11 Fun Easter Crafts for Kids

No bunny loves Easter more than us. To celebrate, we came up with trendy and simple crafts that your little chicks will love!<p><b>“Dig-Worthy” Spring …

How to Make a Chalkboard Window

Chalkboard windows are such a great way to add some charm into your home. Old windows can be found at flea markets, thrift stores, and even on the …

DIY Headbands

I love headbands, and it seems that every occasion calls for one right? I’ve collected seven DIY headbands you can start making …

7 DIY Headbands

30 Renter Friendly DIY Ideas | A Beautiful Mess

<b>30 Renter Friendly DIY Ideas</b> | <i>A Beautiful Mess</i><p>I know I have a lot of renter-readers, so I knew y'all would love it! I know some of you get bummed by the fact that you can’t paint or wallpaper your place, but there are a ton of great ideas on how to bring colour and fun into your digs. I think that some bright yellow chairs are in my future…

Custom Rubber Stamps! My Tardis!

This is a thing!<br>I didn't know this was a thing until just barely!<br>Make your own Rubber Stamps!!!<br>(if you don't want to make one, but you NEED one, I've …

Bathroom Container Labels - Free Printable

Hey hey! I've gotten in crazy organizing fever lately. Well. I guess not too crazy cuz I don't dare touch the basement :) And boy oh boy does that …

Tutorial: Mini jewelry roll organizer

Marni from Haberdashery Fun has written a tutorial showing how to make a mini jewelry roll. Clear vinyl zippered pockets will keep your jewelry …

Christiney's Crafts: Family Birthday Chart

Before Christmas, some friends and I made some of these family birthday charts for our mom's. We got the idea from Pinterest of course :-) Sadly, I …

Buy or DIY: Lego Heart Jewelry. For more LEGO DIYs go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/lego

• <b>Top Photo:</b> $17.03 Two Hearts Lariat Necklace from the Etsy Store of AlbertU.• <b><br>Bottom Photo:</b> DIY Interlocking Heart Lego Pendants from Instructables. Links to where to buy the parts needed for this project.

Circadian Rhythm and Your Brain's Clock

Quiet Anxiety, Depression without Drugs

All it takes is a little time and focus<p>Mind over mood: Just 30 minutes of daily meditation can lower anxiety and depression levels up to 38 percent—about the same amount as an antidepressant, finds a review study from Johns Hopkins University.<p>From a sense of panic to heart palpitations and poor …

Second DNA Code Discovered Hiding Within DNA: Scientists

A second DNA code has been discovered by a group of scientists, hiding within DNA, or the genetic code.<p>Information within the newly discovered second …

Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

Birth Control Can Up Your Risk of WHAT!?

New research found a really weird link. Should you be worried?<p>The Pill comes with some pretty amazing perks—clearer skin, less excruciating PMS, and obviously a baby-free belly. Like all medications, it can also come with risks, too, but a new report shows a weird association that we've never heard …

Women's Health