Category Archives: Health

Samaritan News 15 Pack: Michael Stipe, Greta Thunberg, More

I continue to contribute pieces to the charitably-minded entertainment site Samaritanmag.

Here are 15 pieces I did recently:

Dalai Lama Contributes to Four Songs on Charity Album to Provide Musical Instruments for Kids

Gronkowski Family Ice Shaker Bottles Being Sold To Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

WE Day Alberta To Feature Brett Kissel, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, More In Edmonton Oct. 22

Oak Ridge Boys Team With AARP, Department Of Justice To Combat Elder Fraud

Michael Stipe’s New Single To Support Extinction Rebellion

Slaight Family Foundation Announce $15 Million Towards Multipronged Seniors Initiative

Billie Eilish And Woody Harrelson Team Up For Climate Emergency Video

Greta Thunberg And 15 Youth Activists Sue Five Countries For Failing To Protect Children From Climate Change

169 Climate Strike Events Planned Across Canada For Sept. 27

David Clayton-Thomas’ New Song Supports March For Our Lives

March For Our Lives Has Unveiled “A Peace Plan For A Safer America”

Metallica’s James Hetfield Donates Cars To Petersen Automotive Museum

Joshua Radin’s New Song “Here, Right Now” To Support The North Shore Animal League America

WATCH: Three Days Grace Release Kenya Project Video on World Humanitarian Day

Members Of Blue Rodeo, Billy Talent, Sum 41, Three Days Grace, More Cover “Sunday Bloody Sunday” For Human Rights Watch

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10 Asian World Of Martial Arts Stories: Kung Fu Reboot, Laila Ali, More

Sarah continues to contribute useful and entertaining pieces to the Asian World Of Martial Arts site.

Here are some stories:

Women’s Boxing Stars Laila Ali and Claressa Shields Tease A Possible Superfight Against Each Other

How to Properly Recover from Injury

Martial Arts Hygiene: How To Protect Yourself And Show Courtesy To Your Training Partners

A New Kung Fu Reboot Might Be Coming To TV Soon!

How to Properly Care for Your Gi

Getting Ready For Karate At the 2020 Olympics

How Actor and Martial Artist Scott Adkins Prepared for Ip Man 4: The Finale

Budo vs Bushido

How to Adjust Your Training for Upcoming Competition

5 New Years Resolutions to Expand Your Martial Arts Training in the 2020s

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Serena DeJesus: The Mixed Martial Autist

Serena DeJesus. Photo by Jesse Lambert (Arch Angel Studios)

Sarah recently profiled up-and-coming mixed martial artist Serena DeJesus.

People take up combat sports for many reasons. One of the reasons it has worked for DeJesus is because the intense focus of the sport helps her to dampen the sensory overload of the outside world.

To read the full story head to Medium here.

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Samaritan News 19 Pack: Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Ellen, More

David Gilmour, ex-Pink Floyd

Here are 19 pieces I contributed to the charitably-minded entertainment site Samaritanmag:

Lana Del Rey Releases New Anti-Gun Song, Proceeds Will Support Three Mass Shooter Victim Funds

Sonic Unyon, Jillard Guitars Creating 25 Custom Guitars To Support An Instrument For Every Child Charity

WATCH: Roger Hodgson and Young Musicians on Autism Spectrum Perform Give A Little Bit

Gilroy Garlic Festival Has Donated Millions of Dollars Over 40 Years

Tenille Townes’ New Single Supports Homeless Girl Scouts

The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund Report Reveals Organization Has Supported Reconciliation Efforts In 561 Schools

Grammy Museum Gives $200,000 To Music Science, Archive Projects

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Sells 120 Guitars, Raises $21.5 Million To Fight Climate Crisis

Eagles Rising Billboard Campaign About Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women

Taylor Swift Releases Video For Pro-LGBTQ Song “You Need To Calm Down”

Radiohead Use Ransom Threat To Support Climate Crisis Group Extinction Rebellion

Soul Asylum’s “Runaway Train” Reimagined For 25th Anniversary To Help Find Missing Children

Ellen DeGeneres Backs Virtual Reality Game Used To Protect Gorillas In Rwanda

National Music Centre Unveils Indigenous Music Week Programming and Permanent Exhibit on Musician Activists

Sufjan Stevens Releases Two Songs For Pride Month

Apple Expands Number Of Locations To Recycle Old Devices

Prince Harry and Meghan Do Instagram Purge Then Support 16 Mental Health Causes

Royal Conservatory’s Signature Fundraiser To Honour Rock Legends Lighthouse

Hardcore Punk Vets D.O.A. Declare Time To Fight Back With New Video

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Fake Autism Treatments Are Both Dangerous And Insulting

Despite being thoroughly scientifically debunked, there continue to be be substantial numbers of parents who hold peculiar beliefs related to a) the causes of, and b) cures for their children’s autism.

In a piece for Vox’s First Person essay section Sarah explained why this sort of thinking is both dangerous and insulting.

To read the piece go here.

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