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Chronic Illnesses and Loneliness (And How to Keep It at Bay)

Illness doesn’t exactly lend itself to socializing. Think about it for a moment: How often do you put being sick and hanging out in the same context? Being sick is unpleasant. Being around the sick is also unpleasant, both because they are sick and because the well person suffers too. They worry, they wonder, they adjust their own […]

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A Life Worth Living: “The Happiness Project”

In the flourishing age of social media and progressive film-making, Ron Parida is hoping to make a difference and change the way we smile. The Los Angeles based creative director wants the world to know about his latest venture, The Happiness Project—a video series that looks into the lives of people fighting incredibly difficult circumstances, yet still choose to fight and maintain a positive attitude through it all.

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