She further says, "I love my father for the kind of person he is. My sister and I would always anticipate when he comes back from work. Come rain or wind, he would always have a packet of sweets ready for us. The home seems quite lively and warm when he is around. He is my pillar of strength. On this Father's Day, I would like to wish my wake-up theory to stay true forever. Love, forever daddy's girl." … [Read more...] about Father’s Day 2020: Real-Life People Share The Importance Of Fathers In Their Lives
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One of the often-overlooked factors that can be devastating to online learning is a lack of access to high-speed Internet connections or computers that can be used for this type of learning. A higher proportion of families with access issues have kids with special educational needs and may also be less capable of providing the support and supervision these kids need to succeed in home-based learning. As a result, kids with ADHD, LD, and ASD are likely to be even more negatively impacted by the educational concomitants of the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about Will Distance Learning Produce a Coronavirus Virus Slump?
For example, objective measures of stress fail to capture the duration and severity of the stressors. Another issue is related to the conceptualization of stress in terms of biological response (e.g., level of inflammation): Biological responses are influenced by multiple factors (e.g., inflammation is impacted by stress but also by body fat) so may not capture only the effects of stress. … [Read more...] about Is Stress the Link Between Low Social Status and Poor Health?
Leslie Becker-Phelps, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice and is on the medical staff at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, NJ. She also writes a blog for WebMD (The Art of Relationships) and is the relationship expert on WebMD’s Relationships and Coping Community. … [Read more...] about Multi-Tasking: Your Greatest Asset and Greatest Liability
Though you’re not material or energy, your carcass or the energy you consume, which is all just throughput, you think of yourself as solid, even material, since nothing matters more to you than your effort to keep going. Sure you might be willing to sacrifice yourself for some greater conceptual cause, but watch someone struggle against their own death. A living beings most fundamental useful work is manifest as striving to keep the plumbing working, striving to keep death improbable. … [Read more...] about What Are You? What Is a Self?