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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Read and learn why we should celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day!!

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigenous_Peoples%27_Day

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Maybe the Best Corona Virus Coping Advice Ever…

On managing your self-isolation mental health and well-being, how are you holding up?

This is my third post on the Coronavirus epidemic. My first post was about some preventive steps. I’m sure many have already heard the same information from various media. As the situation grew worse globally, well-intentioned people were trying to share correct information.

Yesterday, I posted some links to different sites to get correct stats on the virus. I simply wanted to offer options for accurate information.

Today, I discovered this great video on managing the personal mental side of all of this. The tone of the video is calming and practical, so please watch and share. It offers alot of useful tips to help someone filter what they hear…and temper it with practicality and positivity.

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/coronavirus-mental-health-self-isolate-how-to-manage-quarantine-a9404431.html?jwsource=cl

Making an effort to managing your self-isolation mental health and well-being during this time is very important for you, your friends, and your loved ones. Please make an effort to do so.

If you or someone you know is struggling, please reach out or contact someone trained for counseling.

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Information About The World Coronavirus Status In Several Places at Once…Who Do You Turn To?

Since the news of CV19 broke, we hear different numbers from different sources everyday about different stats. No matter the source, I think these infosites get alot of traffic, since quarentines have started around the world.

Some people LIVE for stats…how about you?

I’ve heard of WorldOMeters…but never checked the page. How is it, compared to the WHO and CDC websites? Who do you trust? Which makes you feel better about the situation?

Here in Japan, I usually refer to Kyodo News…they have a interactive graphic, showing stats for Japan. It’s been enough for me, since I am able to keep up with infect rate in my prefecture, at least.

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Here are some tips for sanitation/prevention of CV19

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Malawian Teen Taught Himself How To Build A Windmill For His Villiage…From Junk

An incredible and inspiring young man. He is a credit to his family and village! If there is anything to take away from this, it’s that you should never hold back or give up on helping your fellow man, no matter how big or small you can contribute.

Also, I hope this act of love will be a wake-up call to those who can reach out to under-developed areas…such as musician Akon has done, and help where they can.

Image: Science Times

 

https://urbanintellectuals.com/malawian-teen-taught-build-windmill-junk-brought-power-village-learned-library-books/

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High-Tailin’ It Out Of Washington Stuff…

Credit: Dazeinfo

Hello everyone,
First of all, WELCOME to all of my new site followers!! The family is growing larger and larger from several corners of the world, and I can’t thank you enough!! PLEASE SHARE MY PAGE!!!
 
Aside from short musings about my own life and times in Japan, I try to share stories and content that are positive, educational, family-friendly and inspiring…rather than news and time-sensitive material. I can’t make my self-imposed deadline of Sunday sometimes, and I hate that. Me try to do better…
Ok (takes deep breath) here we go…
 
I’m through with political stuff, because there are enough people out there to cover that. I caught too much flak for my opinions, riled some danders, and I really didn’t educate myself on the material before putting in my two cents.
If I made a career out of political commentary…I would starve to death.
All it did was open a Pandora’s Box of bickering and heated words among friends. Sometimes, it would go back and forth for a week or so….that was too much. Different scenarios would come up, people saying this caused this, etc. The s**t  got a little deep for me, and was getting deeper. When I could find a place to jump back in, the tide changed, and there I was. I really don’t see how major commentators keep up, sometimes. I’ll let politics and politicians implode on themselves. So, that’s that.
Washington, bye-bye!!
 
See you on a different day…thank you again…