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Mental health treatment has come a long way in recent years, but mental illness remains a persistent concern. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) reports that 43.8 million adults suffer from some form of mental illness in any given year. While the negative stigma around mental illness is being lifted, there is still a level of secrecy many individuals still cling to. Thankfully, new technology and treatments are available to target those individuals impacted by mental health issues.
Just making the decision to pursue an advanced degree is intense enough, but then you’re faced with choosing your graduate program and surviving the application process. Your career as a graduate student can test your patience, persistence, and resolve more than just about anything else in your life. However, most successful advanced degree holders will tell you that surmounting these challenges refines your character.
As an adult with a mortgage, kids and a career, the last thing you can really think about is adding tuition into the mix. Can you really afford to go back to school? Before you assume that there's no way you can add tuition to your existing bills, consider these creative ways to pay for your degree.
From Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen to Tia and Tamera Mowry to Scarlett and Hunter Johansson - twins are fascinating to study. From the language many twins develop as babies to the seemingly telepathic connection they share as adults, there's something unique about twins that is innately fascinating. This fascination we have with twins can lead to a number of myths and misconceptions. Here are some of the more common myths and the realities surrounding them.
Cyber security is non-negotiable in today's chaotic environment. Even companies with well-developed security protocols are at risk, as evidenced by breaches at Yahoo! and even the St. Louis Public Library. Information security should be built into the very fabric of IT, yet, it’s surprisingly neglected among government entities and large corporations alike. Major hacks have caused many of these organizations to sit up and take notice, however, clamoring for the best and the brightest in the growing field of information security.
Wails of frustration, erratic sleep schedules, new surprises daily, and the single most rewarding experience of your entire life. Are we talking about raising a child -- or going to grad school? Both! Whether or not you’re a parent who’s juggling earning a graduate degree with raising a family, we think you’ll agree that these two major life experiences share a lot of similarities.
Psychology is a diverse field, with people finding work in both the classroom and clinical setting. With the amount of diversity found in the career field itself, it's no wonder that a number of graduate degrees are available for those pursuing psychology. On the doctoral level, two of the most popular are the PhD in Clinical Psychology and the PsyD in Clinical Psychology. If you are considering pursuing graduate training in this field, here's what you need to know about your options.
What is a superhero? Is it someone who was randomly bitten, exposed to radiation or perhaps an alien with perfect genes? Is it someone who wears tights and flies around fighting crime? In reality it is so much more. A superhero is someone who recognizes their abilities to make others the best they can be – and then acts upon that.
We’ve all been there, that awkward moment at the end of a meal or service, you wonder should I tip? If so, how much money should I leave? It can be even more confusing when traveling abroad. Tipping can definitely be a source of stress among travelers, and for good reason: there is no clear pattern for when, where, and how much you should tip. This is a particularly significant problem among international travelers, as tipping customs can be vastly different even in adjacent countries. Below are a few notes for several different instances you might find yourself in:
Smells of delicious food from the kitchen, beautiful decorations and visits with family and friends can only mean one thing…the most wonderful time of the year is upon us. Unfortunately, the holiday season is also arguably the most dangerous time as well. From lighting hazards to influenza, a variety of dangers strike during the holiday season. Keep the following suggestions in mind as you prepare for family gatherings and holiday treats.