Mindfulness – An Intro to the Seed Model of Healing the Mind

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World T.E.A.M. Sports Joins National R4 Alliance


Holbrook, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014

National inclusive sports provider World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today the organization has been accepted by the directors of R4 Alliance as the 501(c)3 non-profits newest member.

Created in 2012 by eight non-profit organizations providing community and therapeutic based recreational services to Our Military Family (US service members, veterans, and their families) across the United States, the R4 Alliance is a cooperative, voluntary venture from its member organizations. Other non-profit organizations providing recreation services to Our Military Family are invited to apply for membership.

R4 Alliance is focused on bringing the best of the best in community and therapeutic recreational services together in a collaborative effort to provide excellence in research, education, and continuum of care to Our Military Family, said Chuck Steele, the Alliances Executive Director. Our founding members are excited by the continuing inclusion of programs such as World T.E.A.M. Sports and the opportunity to learn and build a stronger presence for our veterans. We are excited about the journey that has started and look forward to sharing and learning from World T.E.A.M. Sports.

Since the September 2001 attacks upon America, more than 650,000 military personnel have returned or are returning home from their national service with injuries ranging from loss of limb to blindness to paralysis to Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injuries. Recognizing that these veterans will need assistance and support for many years, R4 Alliance seeks to meet their needs through collaborative research, by establishing high standards of practice, by creating effective communication between service providers, and by improving education and training for service providers.

Following initial discussions among the founding members in November 2012, R4 Alliance met with representatives from the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of the Army, and the Veterans Administration to identify a strategic plan for the organization. Seeking to maximize potential of Our Military Family, the R4 Alliance members and partners will collaboratively work to meet objectives and to better serve military families nationally.

Learning of the Alliance through a March adaptive sports conference hosted by Booz Allen Hamilton, World T.E.A.M. Sports found the organizations mission to be compelling. Reaching out to Steele, and to Bert Gillette, the organizations Director of Programs and Outreach, World T.E.A.M. Sports CEO and President Van Brinson determined a partnership would be beneficial to World T.E.A.M. Sports many injured veterans. In addition, an alliance with other member organizations will provide valued cooperation between like-minded recreational organizations, sharing of preferred practices and expanding recreational opportunities for veterans and their families nationally.

World T.E.A.M. Sports is proud to join with R4 Alliance, said Brinson. Collaborations such as this allow us to maximize our resources while continuing to expand our outreach into the disabled sports community.

The enthusiasm that programs like World T.E.A.M. Sports bring to R4 Alliance, along with the energy of other applying organizations has been very encouraging. Our collective experience and combined knowledge grows with every program of excellence we bring on board, said Gillette. The vision our founding members have cultivated for the last two years is coming to fruition. Together, our voices become stronger and together we will improve the quality of community and therapeutic recreational services for Our Military Family nationwide!

In accepting the partnership with the R4 Alliance, World T.E.A.M. Sports joins non-profits Higher Ground, Team River Runner, Northeast Passage, Project Sanctuary, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Operation Game On, Ride 2 Recovery, Eagle Rock, Honor House, the Sierra Club Military Families and Veterans Initiative and the Terros Advancing Heroes Project. Among these partners, more than 70,000 military veterans and their families have been served to date. The R4 Alliance is currently seeking strategic partners, volunteers, donors, and sponsors to continue national expansion and outreach.

World T.E.A.M. Sports is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization chartered in North Carolina and headquartered in Holbrook, New York. Since 1993, World T.E.A.M. Sports has organized athletic events for disabled and able bodied military veterans and civilians mountain climbing, white water rafting, biking, and more. Four things always happen at our events: (1) Disabled participants build self-confidence and physical fitness; (2) The disabled provide a role model for other disabled citizens, encouraging them to take up physical activities; (3) The disabled become a moving inspiration to other participants and to spectators when they see that disabled individuals can meet challenges beyond anyones imagination; and (4) The disabled and able-bodied participants learn to work as a team to overcome those challenges. World T.E.A.M. Sports changes lives through sports.







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Car Insurance for Teenaged Drivers Doesn’t Need to be Expensive

When you’re young, one of the most exciting things to look ahead to is the evening you get your driver licence. Their thoughts are thinking about the areas they’ll go and friends they’ll see, but as a parent, your mind is likely thinking about the hazards and expense of having a teenaged motorist.

Sadly, adolescents are statistically the most likely age-group to get into an accident. It is because they have less expertise on the road, less caprice control, more of a feeling that it “can not happen to them’, more distractions, and they occasionally do not make the greatest choices. As a result of this, insurance companies bill teenaged drivers the most when it comes to automobile insurance. Insurance providers need to make money just like any other business and when a driver makes a claim, they lose cash. Consequently they need to bill high-risk drivers more for insurance to cover the higher likelihood that they’ll be paying claims.

Reduction Automobile Insurance for Adolescents

Although automobile insurance for teens is expensive and your young child taking the wheel might be anxiety provoking, the good news is it gets better over time. Tips from Compare-Insurers.com

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- Discounts – there are a multitude of reductions readily available for teenaged motorists like good pupil, low-mileage, driver’s training course discount, being apart at college with no car, multi-automobile, and multi-policy reductions among others.

- Type of auto – purchasing a sensible, reliable, safe vehicle for the teen could save money. Avoid sports cars and other cars that are more likely to be involved in an accident, stolen, or vandalized. If you can, update the car with the latest safety and security features.

- comparison-shop – store on line and locate as many car insurance quotes as possible. This provides you the finest opportunity at finding a good deal and maximizing your price reductions.

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Comparison Shopping is the Best Way to get Cheap Car Insurance

Driving around town, watching Television, listening to radio stations, flipping through publications, assessing your e-mail – if you do these issues you will most likely observe several ads for auto insurance. Some of these ads will promise that you can get ridiculously inexpensive car insurance, and they make it sounds quite attractive. Nevertheless, auto insurance is considerably more than simply a bill that is due every month. Luckily with a little work you can find cheap car insurance on a comparison site like Compare-Insurers.com that will keep you safe on the road.

When you enter into a collision, or your vehicle is ruined in other ways, you can easily have to deal with thousands of dollars in fixes and doctor’s bills. Most people do not have this sort of cash laying around, and this is why insurance is significant. There are various different types of auto insurance coverage, and usually you will be able to select an amount for each kind. For instance, one type of auto insurance coverage is liability insurance. When you select liability insurance, you’ll be capable to pick an sum such as $25,000, $50,000 or more. This implies that if you are in a situation covered by liability insurance, the insurance company will pay up to ,000 (or ,000) worth of damages. This is the reason it’s a good thought to get as much coverage as you can manage – ,000 might appear like more than enough to replace a vehicle, but there could be multiple vehicles included and a wide variety of other disbursement (medical bills, funeral costs, etc).

Locating Cheap Auto Insurance

The easiest means to comparison shop is online. Here-you have access to hundreds of car insurance companies. You just have to go to their websites and input your info. You will be given a free, no obligation estimate that you can use to compare that car insurance company against others. The thing to always recall is to examine coverage first, and then price, using a free quotes platform e.g. http://compare-insurers.com.

If you have questions over which type of insurance you should pick, don’t hesitate to call a realtor straight.

Unfortunately, more car insurance coverage means a more expensive premium. There are a few things you can do – such as selecting just the essential coverage, deciding a higher deductible, and avoiding extra advantages – to lower your costs. Nonetheless, comparison-shopping is the finest method to save cash each month, for many reasons:

- Gives you a good idea as to exactly what a high, reduced, and typical premium is likely to be.

- The more estimates you find the more businesses you might be uncovered to.

- You may observe which insurance agencies give the most discounts, along with the most that you are certified for.

- This means you’ve more chances to find the lowest cost.

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West Bromwich Albion to sign Bolton defender Tim Ream in summer?

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Brookhaven Retreat Participates in World Health Day


Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) April 04, 2014

Major illnesses that cause slowed mental function, developmental delays and changes to ones daily routine can lead to serious and chronic depression. April 7 is World Health Day hosted by the World Health Organization. The theme this year focuses on raising awareness about the impact of vector-borne diseases and how to protect from them.

Vector-borne diseases are pathogens spread from bites of blood-feeding arthropods, namely mosquitoes, ticks and fleas. Although rare, they are devastating to the body and mind. These infections include viral encephalitis as well as Lyme disease, both of which can cause delayed brain function and mood disorders.

Depression is a primary feature resulting from long-term viral encephalitis. This can trigger loss of appetite, unhealthy sleep patterns and suicide. Irritability and aggression can impact relationships with loved ones as well.

Lyme disease is an illness spread by a tick bite and can have serious effects on mental health. The Centers for Disease Control believes the approximate annual number of people diagnosed with Lyme disease in the United States alone is roughly 300,000. If Lyme disease is not treated, it can attack the nervous system resulting in mood swings, anxiety, depression and rage. As an injury to the brain, Lyme diseases can trigger impulsivity and uncontrollable behavior.

Along with quick detection, prevention is key to fighting against vector-borne illnesses. To avoid skin contact with ticks and mosquitoes that carry Lyme disease, viral encephalitis and other vector-borne diseases, the CDC recommends wearing long pants and long sleeves when in wooded and bushy areas, and applying repellent frequently.

Vector-borne disease can be debilitating to not only the victim but also friends and family. As spring arrives and outdoor activities and therapies become more common, Brookhaven Retreat will continue to educate women on prevention methods and the effects these diseases have on mental health.

About Brookhaven Retreat

Brookhaven Retreat is a women’s treatment center nestled on a naturally beautiful 48-acre site secluded in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. It has helped hundreds of women across the United States overcome depression, trauma, anxiety, substance use and a range of other behavioral health challenges. Brookhavens Founder, Jacqueline Dawes, has predicated its gender-specific treatment on healing emotional breakage for women. In this way, she has established a sanctuary and a place where women can feel safe, secure and cared for by a staff of highly trained professionals.







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