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Depression reduced by social belonging, feelings of inclusion

Social identity and a sense of belonging, including inclusion within neighborhood, city, and online communities, demonstrated the ability to reduce the incidence of paranoia and depression, according to research published in the Schizophrenia Bulletin. Researchers from the Institute of Psychology, Health and Society at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, conducted 2 separate studies to assess…

Staying on the trail

I really enjoy hiking. Its an outlet for me. The picture above is of a deer 🦌 I stumbled upon during my hike. He was actually the 2nd deer that crossed my path. The 1st was much larger. I had absolutely no interest in getting a picture of that one. See, I was moseying along…

Beauty, Everlasting.

BayArt - New Perspective on Life

This post was inspired by a friend of mine. She recently wrote an entry about detoxing, a proper healthy way, after getting a hangover with a few pictures of herself detoxing at the end. In one of the pictures she’s relaxing in a sauna. The way the picture was taken, her demeanor everything about it immediately…

Cracking open…

I have been playing recently with taking the pits from my avocados and trying to get them to sprout in a glass of water. I have one that has developed into an 18” plant now with about 8-10 large leaves. I have another attempt in progress. Now, I grew up with parents who had gardens,…

One of those days…

BayArt - New Perspective on Life

My Friday the thirteenth was the stereotypical, superstitiously horrible day where seemingly everything that could possibly go wrong finds a way to happen. As we weathered the day, I look back on it and the best I can do is laugh because as bad as it gets as long as I wake up the next…

Women fearful of violent partners will be able to check their criminal history under new trial

WOMEN afraid of controlling or violent partners will be able to ask authorities about their criminal history through a new scheme to be trialled in SA that advocates say will save lives. Based on a British model, the disclosure scheme is a key plank of a State Government blueprint to eradicate domestic violence. The blueprint…