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What Are the Best Autism Apps?

Kids on ipad playing app: Apps for Autism

Sadly, the number of children diagnosed with Autism has been increasing steadily in recent years. However, as the nation also increases its dependency on technology, it can prove to be beneficial for these children with a number of apps that cater to special needs. Below we will take a look at what autism is, some of the most highly recommended apps for children with autism and how they can help them learn and grow. In this article, we cover applications to assist with communication, scheduling, behavioral, social and life skills... Read More »

Great Courses Plus Review: Engage Your Mind

The Great Courses Plus on iPad on desk

Do you want to have a better understanding of the universe, learn the secrets of great mystery and suspense fiction, or master Tai Chi? What if you could do all these things without leaving the comfort of your home? Instead of binge watching TV shows, put your mind (and body) to good use binge learning thanks to The Great Courses. You'll have access to courses that you can view anytime, taught by some of the world's top professors in their field, for around the same cost as a Netflix membership. So sit back, relax, and find out why you might want to try this great learning adventure... Read More »

Beginning Meditation: First Steps In My Journey

Beginning Meditation: First Steps In My Journey

If you are stress free, stop reading this. Or maybe finding your inner light and purpose are of no importance to you. But, if you are like me, life is filled with stress every minute of every day and it is hard to find a quiet place to be still. This is life in the modern age. However, we do not have to accept this as our reality 24/7. In fact, I refuse to accept stress as my norm any longer. This is why I started a daily meditation practice three months ago and have not looked back. It may not have dissolved all of the stress in my life but it has certainly provided new tools for calming the mind in busy times while also allowing for more mindful moments in my daily life... Read More »

Autism Spectrum Disorder Statistics and Trends

Sad child

Parents of Austistic children saw these signs but didn’t act right away because they didn’t think it was a big deal – or they didn’t want to act ‘pushy’ by asking for a special pediatrician’s appointment. No matter how many books or baby blogs you read, you’re just not sure what to expect. And many parents want to be careful not to add to untrue waves of online posts saying we’re in an Autism epidemic. So when is it safe to ask if Autism is the cause of my child’s delayed development? Let’s begin by considering some valid, reliable information... Read More »

Best Brain Training Apps: Elevate vs Lumosity vs BrainHQ vs FitBrains

Best Brain Training Games

Do you lose your keys frequently or find yourself reading things multiple times to comprehend them? You may want to put your brain to the test with one of these brain training apps. Many claim you'll see improvement in your memory, problem-solving and comprehension if you spend just 15 minutes a day playing brain games. So let's see if these games can help you find your car keys... Read More »

NAMI Walk in Support of Mental Health

NAMI Walk in Support of Mental Illness

Every year thousands of supporters of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) come together to walk in more than 84 cities throughout the United States. The objective of the walk is to raise both funds and awareness for various mental illnesses and to focus on the need for improved treatment facilities for those suffering.This year, ExploringLifesMysteries.com is proud to sponsor NAMI Walks in Los Angeles, California. As part of our mission to better understand all the mysteries of life, we find that mental illness is an area that is still so misunderstood today by humanity and science alike. We hope that you, our readers, will join us in supporting this great cause with your participation in a NAMI Walk at your local chapter or through a donation to the cause. Join us in this fight for mental health... Read More »