Daily Archives April 1, 2014

Don’t Let Sleep Deprivation Get You Down You Can Fight It!

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Do you feel crabby and irritable during the day? Do you feel like nothing ever goes right for you at work? Are you exhausted just sitting at your desk answering emails? If you answered yes to any of of these questions, you could be dealing with the effects of sleep deprivation, and be in need of better ways to sleep peacefully.

You are not alone, either.

An Institute of Medicine report showed that 50-70 million adults in the United States suffer from some form of wakefulness or sleep disorder that prevents restful sleep. There are many reasons that could cause lack of sleep, including sleep apnea, snoring, blocked nasal passages, and stress. With so many different factors keeping people awake at night, it

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What You Can Do to Help Fight Veteran Homelessness

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Out of all the hardships currently being endured by our veterans, perhaps the most troubling is homelessness. According to recent numbers, over 10% of all homeless Americans are military veterans, a number that’s hovering just under 70,000 in total. Additionally, and perhaps even more troubling, is that 89% of these vets received an honorable discharge from their service duties.

Why are vet homeless rates so high? You can blame PTSD, medical bills, unemployment or a number of other factors — but blame won’t put roofs over their heads or food on tables before them. Instead of focusing on blame and anger, do something about it. If you need to know where to begin looking, look no further than the list below.

HUD-VASH

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development a

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