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Use these strategies to calm your mind as a traveler with anxiety. By Elaine K. Howley, ContributorThis article is based on reporting that features expert sources including Indra Cidambi, MD; Moe Gelbart, PhD; Sanam Hafeez, PsyD Anxiety is the most common mental illness in America, affecting about 40 million people,…

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  • Source U.S. News & World Report
by Huyền Phương & Lê HươngJuly, 11/2019 Driftwood, broken fishing nets or flip-flops may be rubbish to many people, but through the skilful hands of Hồ Công Thắng, who resides in An Bàng Village in Hội An, this detritus is transformed into unique objects. When he was younger, Thắng realised…

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By MARTY TRILLHAASEMay 15, 2019 It’s admirable that Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, and Reps. Mary Dye, R-Pomeroy, and Joe Schmick, R-Colfax, compiled a perfect attendance score in Olympia this year. But when you’re following strict rules, it’s easier to be diligent. Schoesler, Dye or Schmick operate under a less-than-forgiving system:…

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  • Source Lewiston Morning Tribune
Monday, 29 April 2019 13:05

A profound volunteer travel experience

Idaho Senator Brent Hill shares the profound impact a Globe Aware volunteer vacation he took to Vietnam with his sons had on him. What Vietnam taught me about Idaho By Sen. Brent Hill | Guest columnist Apr 25, 2019 Vietnam. The very word sent chills down the back of every…

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  • Source Idaho Post Register
Friday, 26 April 2019 15:16

Volunteer vacations a growing trend

10 News, Tampa Bay's and and Sarasota's CBS station, recently looked at volunteer travel and volunteer vacation trends and their growing popularity. Volunteering on vacation is a fast-growing trend You can help others while seeing the world is a new trend! Author: Jenny DeanPublished: 11:00 AM EDT April 25, 2019Updated:…

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This article in Christian Science Monitor gives some great tips about what to think about when planning an overseas volunteer experience. How to volunteer abroad: five points to consider MARCH 20, 2019 By Pamela Hawley Some 1.6 million people serve in places of need each year, according to a 2008…

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  • Source The Christian Science Monitor
For those looking to have a career in nonprofit industry, one of the best ways to get experience and build your resume is to get in lots of volunteer service experience, whether domestically or abroad. This article explores this topic and gives additional information on what else is needed. LEARN…

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  • Source Self
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 11:59

Volunteering and Healthy Living

Using hard earned-vacation or paid time off to volunteer may not resonate with everyone right off the bat. Understanding how volunteer travel and volunteering both domestically and internationally creates a healthier lifestyle, while also helping and learning from others is important. Working together as equals with host communities is a…

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  • Source OURCOMMUNITYNOW.COM
There are many different reasons to volunteer, some of the obvious being that your efforts are good for the community and it makes you feel great. This article discusses how volunteering abroad on a volunteer vacation with groups like Globe Aware is also particularly great for your health and well-being. …

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  • Source OURCOMMUNITYNOW.COM
Friday, 01 February 2019 13:44

Preparing for Volunteering Abroad

One of the most common questions we hear from potential volunteers is, What shots or vaccines do we need before traveling to our destination? In many cases, there are no mandatory shots or vaccines, but we always recommend checking with your general practitioner and referencing the US Center for Disease…

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  • Source Self
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