Sacramento Debuts Public Toilets For City’s Homeless
Posted on : 07-21-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Now homeless residents of Sacramento have a clean, dedicated place to do their business. The city of Sacramento, California has launched "The Pit Stop," as a six-month pilot program. The program aims to provide homeless residents of the city with public restrooms. The mobile unit will be open seven days a week, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. It has three stalls with air conditioning and sinks. One of the stalls is compliant with the American Disabilities Act. Attendants will be present during operating hours to keep the unit tidy. For…
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How Self-Compassion Helps to Overcome Regret
Posted on : 07-21-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Regret: it’s the one mental and emotional state most of us fall prey to at some point during our lifetimes; the demon that cripples us internally and is hard to fight off, much less subdue entirely. While most of us grapple ferociously with regret and find it extremely difficult to overcome, a recently published study showed that there is one key element and factor that facilitates the process of finally letting go of that debilitating emotion: self-compassion. Basically, people who practiced self-compassion were more likely to successfully overcome regret than…
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Man Finds His Mom With The Help Of Google Earth
Posted on : 07-20-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Saroo Brierley lived more than 25 years without his Mother. Knowing that there was still hope, he spent much of his time in recent years trying to locate her only to be told it would be impossible. At the ripe young age more than 26 years ago, Saroo was with his Mother and brother at the train station with the parent and brother telling Saroo to wait at the station. Falling asleep and waking up on a train by himself, he had no idea where he went. Eventually he was…
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How One Girl Received The Gift Of A Lifetime; A Frozen Themed Prosthetic Arm
Posted on : 07-20-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
With the help of a few Siena college students a bit of help with technology, one young girl received a life changing new thing to her life that's going to add an immeasurable amount of happiness to her daily life. Karissa Mitchell is a 9-year-old girl who was born with n right hand. With technology's help, a prosthetic hand was installed and connected to her right hand, but that's not even the coolest part. Receiving a Frozen theme 3D printed prosthetic hand, the device has lights and beautifully captures the…
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Kitten Who Had Eyes Removed and Was Near Death Gets A Second Chance At Life
Posted on : 07-19-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
A little kitten who has endured trying medical challenges is now happily living with two loving parents. The kitten, lovingly named Braille, was found last month abandoned in Philadelphia. The rescuer dropped him off at the Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia. The weeks-old kitten had a severe upper respiratory infection that caused one of its eyes to be crusted shut, and the other to bulge from the socket. She was also severely malnourished and flea-ridden. Two kind souls, Sara Konnecke and of ACCT Philadelphia and her girlfriend Erin…
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