Monthly Archives: November 2016

Are You Ready to Jump Off the Opiate Addiction Train?

Ibogaine treatment for opiate addiction

Your addiction started small. Living in one of the first states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, your Friday and Saturday nights out quickly shifted from drinking martinis to smoking weed while you were drinking martinis. The night were fun. They were different. They left you heading to work on Monday mornings with new stories to tell and new friends to keep in touch with.
Now that you think back on it, those new friends may have been the source of what was to come next. For while you were new to the scene that involved partying with any thing other than high dollar drinks, these new friends seemed to be able to predict what you might like next. The parties at the popular clubs with long waiting lines and bouncers determining who cold get in became only part of your w (more…)

21 Nov 2016

The Pros and Cons of ABA Therapy

Applied behavior analysis therapy

Approximately one in every 88 children is given a diagnoses of autism. Unfortunately, children with autism often don’t get the opportunity to succeed in life. Only about 35% of children who are diagnosed with autism ever achieve an education beyond high school or hold their own job. The chances of a child with autism reaching these achievements greatly increases if they are introduced to applied behavior analysis therapy (ABA therapy).

ABA therapy focuses on explaining how a child with autism learns new skills, or discourages negative behaviors. For example, positive reinforcement is commonly used in ABA therapy. Although a child with autism might not naturally follow the learn (more…)

15 Nov 2016

6 Tips to Finding the Right Preschool for Your Child

Summer camp

All parents want what is best for their children. The benefits of preschool have been well documented and researched. Around the United States, there are more than 11 million children who are attending some kind of prekindergarten program. If you are interested in finding a good preschool for your child, there are some things you can do.

  1. Talk to your friends and family. If you know people in your city or town who have put their kids in preschool, ask them where they went and how they liked the experience. It is always nice to get the same recommendation from two or more people, especially when these recommendations are given independently of each other.
  2. Look into the experience and background of the people who wo (more…)

15 Nov 2016

Whole House Filtration Systems Keep Your Home Healthy and Happy

Drinking water chandler

Water is a need for every human being. It makes up two-thirds of who we are and influences all of our bodily systems. It is an essential need for us all. Some time ago, the United Nations recognized clean water as a basic human right. It is more than just something we need, it is something we are endowed with the right to have.
Every person requires somewhere between 20 to 50 liters of safe, clean water every day for things like drinking, cooking, and cleaning. Many places in America have water that can be used in the home to take care of the needs of most people. This water comes from wells and city supplies, depending on where you are. The problem is that this well and tap water contains moderate to very heavy levels of contamination from environmental and industrial pollution. Every source of water (more…)

09 Nov 2016

Buying a Home or Condo Is Rarely a Smooth Process

One museum park east

Whether you are looking for condos for sale, new construction or some other form of residential property, buying a place to live is a complicated process. But if you follow these simple tips, you should be able to find the right real estate to fit your needs.

The first thing to know when looking for a home is that you should work with a real estate agent. It is customary for the seller to pay all commissions, including those for the buyer’s agent, so working with an agent when you are looking for a home won’t cost you anything. On average, buyers search for 10 weeks and look at a minimum of 10 homes or condos for sale before making a decision, which is a lot of work to try to do on y (more…)

08 Nov 2016