March

Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor and your picture begins to lighten up.

Allen Klein

Brain Injury Awareness Month: looking at TBI from different angles

Originally posted on Collection Spotlight from the National Rehabilitation Information Center:
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and the Brain Injury Association of American encourages everyone to #ChangeYourMind about brain injury. Sometimes, all we need to change our understanding of a disability like traumatic brain injury (TBI) is to learn about it from a different…

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History of world poetry day

March 21st is World Poetry Day, an annual celebration of poems and poets adopted by UNESCO. In 1999, during its 30th General Conference in Paris, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization declared March 21st as World Poetry Day. The aims are to support “linguistic diversity through poetic expression” as well as increase “the […]

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History of St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day. St. Paddy’s Day, for some, is actually the day of this non-Irish’s death. Yes, the revered patron saint of Ireland, is not Irish. He was born in Britain and named as Maewyn Succat. He adopted a Christian name, Patricius, when he became a bishop. Patrick is the nickname. At […]

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4 quick sleep tips per Dr. Amen

These are 4 things I recall from Dr. Amen’s audiobook… Refrain from drinking coffee or any caffeinated drinks (or food) after 1pm. About an hour before sleep, dim the lights if possible or stay in a dark room to prepare yourself for snoozing. Only go to bed when you are drowsy.  Otherwise, get up and […]

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