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“I’m Terrified of Clowns, Elevators, the Dark, Mirrors, Dolls, and Spiders”

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Based on true events… The names have been changed to protect their identity… 1 Patient: Mary Rainee, Age 15 Phobias: Coulrophobia (Fear of clowns) Claustrophobia (Fear of small spaces) Agoraphobia (Fear of panicking) Physician: Dr. Flooding Treatment: Mary will be forced to deal with her fears. 2 A recording of Dr. Flooding during his treatment …

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Solving the Reading Problem

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It’s a problem that has to be solved…a wrong that needs to be made right. With information being shared on the Internet using entertaining short burst content and pictures, it has disrupted the new generation of reader. No longer is reading for pleasure something that is common. We need to change the way we write …

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Showing Value of Books

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With reading levels down across the board, marketing the “idea” behind eBooks isn’t the way to go, especially for teenagers. There was a time when teens thought books were cool, but that has been replaced by a multitude of concepts like texting, social media, and online gaming. When eBooks and digital reading became popular, it …

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Who’s to blame for teenagers not reading?

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“14% of children in lower income homes rarely or never read books for pleasure.” ~ Reading Agency There is a direct relation to reading for pleasure and becoming wealthy. (Or not reading for pleasure and becoming poor.) Studies have been done since the 1960’s to prove this theory. Here are three facts about reading for …

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Wealthy CEO’s Read Books

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Why is reading for pleasure so important for business leaders? “The reason successful people read to improve themselves is because it separates them from the competition and they are able to see more opportunities.” ~ Success Magazine “Creativity has become the most powerful tool in reaching world-class levels of performance in both business and life.” …

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