The Problems With Isolation And Exclusion In Rural Communities

Typically, we think of rural areas as the ideal places to live in. People associate the countryside with peace and serenity. However, like all places, rural locations have their own set of unique problems that people must take into account.

Many people who are tired of the isolated nature of city life look forward to simpler living in the countryside, where tightly knit communities provide all the necessary social support they need. Unfortunately, the closeness of these communities can also lead to the stronger exclusion of people who do not seem to fit in. Understanding these trends is crucial in developing ways to counteract them. Because “Your environment, both your social and natural surroundings, can greatly impact how you feel.” Marjie L. Roddick, MA, NCC, LMHC said.

Isolation And Exclusion


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The Psychology Of Christmas And Santa

It’s overwhelming how things have changed throughout the century – the climate change, internet, social media, transportation, even life expectancy of human beings evolved.  But one thing remained the same-  the excitement we feel and the way we all celebrate Christmas.  No matter how hard life has become, the joy and enthusiasm that comes with the holidays continue.


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