Awareness and Action: An Exploration of Violence Prevention Training and the Cultivation of Resilience

There is a growing body of literature suggesting exposure to both interpersonal violence and structural violence prevents individuals and communities from, not only cultivating resilience, but in many cases, simply meeting their basic needs...

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Writing and Aging

Statistics identify that the population is aging at an accelerated rate. Researchers and healthcare practitioners alike, agree that helping these populations increase their experience of individual autonomy, mental/emotional viability, and personal fulfillment will contribute greatly to the overall health and well-being of the individuals and the communities within which they reside.

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Storytelling and Women’s Health: Exploring Telling and Listening to Stories and their Influence on Overall Health and Well-being for Women

More than just entertainment from our childhood, stories are the way we understand and make sense of the world and the things that happen to us. Recent research indicates that the telling of our experiences in powerful and engaging stories is a way to bring a situation into focus and create empathy and shared understanding...

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Kids, Storytime, and Healthy Eating Habits: An Exploration in the Use of Children’s Literature to Increase Desire for Healthy Foods

Childhood obesity and other nutrition related illnesses are rapidly reaching epidemic proportions. Recent studies indicate that using sensory based language for food education, increases healthy food choices in young children.

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Ancestrally Appropriate Dietary Choices and Personal Health and Well-Being

Ancestrally Appropriate Dietary Choices and Personal Health and Well-being

Research suggests that following a Traditional or Ancestrally Appropriate diet can contribute to nutritional health and overall well-being (Spreadbury, 2012).

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