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Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda

Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda

Here’s a wonderful TED Talk on YouTube. Dixon Chibanda is one of 12 psychiatrists in Zimbabwe — for a population of more than 16 million. Realizing that his country would never be able to scale traditional methods of treating those with mental health issues, Chibanda helped to develop a beautiful solution powered by a limitless resource: grandmothers. In this extraordinary, inspirational talk, learn more about the friendship bench program, which trains grandmothers in evidence-based talk therapy and brings care, and hope, to those in need.’ CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE

This post is offered by Cynthia Turner 

 

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The World’s Happiest People Have a Beautifully Simple Way to Tackle Loneliness

The World’s Happiest People Have a Beautifully Simple Way to Tackle Loneliness

in Pocket Worthy

QuartzJenny Anderson

Sometimes a place for people to come together is what’s needed most.

Toad, a 20-year-old Danish woman living in Copenhagen, has been lonely her whole life. She is autistic, and as a child, did not have any friends. When she moved from the country to the city, not much changed. “They says it’s a phase, but a phase becomes a life,” she says, surrounded by six other young adults in a cozy apartment in Copenhagen—all of whom are working on becoming less lonely.

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SHE LOVED HORSES: Thea & The Green Man new CD release

SHE LOVED HORSES: Thea & The Green Man new CD release

She Loved Horses, by Thea, is a new CD release of heart-opening songs with emotional impact and spiritual roots by an award-winning, singer-songwriter. Thea spent her early childhood barefoot among the Seminole Indians on the banks of the Miami River, and all of her childhood summers in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina where she currently resides in Asheville. These influences, along with her abiding love of nature, weave images of river, ocean, mountain and canyon through her songwriting.

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Asheville-based Artist Carrie Cox Displays A Quiet Strength In New Exhibition

Asheville-based Artist Carrie Cox Displays A Quiet Strength In New Exhibition

Opening Reception Oct. 19 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Wedge Studios Spotlight Gallery
 
ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (October 11, 2019) – Like many, Asheville-based artist Carrie Cox deals with life’s trials and tribulations. Her response has been to find order in the chaos. Inspired by a quiet strength she has recently embraced, her latest work exhibits light, order, and the beauty that exists in the little things. 

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COPING WITH GRIEF – Good Ideas from Women Who Have Been There

COPING WITH GRIEF – Good Ideas from Women Who Have Been There

Working with women through the loss of a spouse or partner has, unfortunately been a predictable occurrence at Starks Financial.  Like many, we struggle with wondering what we can say or do to be helpful. 

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SEASONAL EVENTS in Asheville and WNC

SEASONAL EVENTS in Asheville and WNC

Asheville’s seasons are a palette of colors and experiences, ranging from the enchanting holidays and spring mountains bursting with blooms to the outdoor adventures of summertime and the breathtaking colors of fall. In Asheville, you’ll find plenty to do any time of year. Pick your season for the best of fall, winter, spring and summer!  Asheville for every season.

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AN AFTERNOON WITH ANN PATCHETT, Bestselling Author of the New Novel, The Dutch House

AN AFTERNOON WITH ANN PATCHETT, Bestselling Author of the New Novel, The Dutch House

Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café & the Great Smoking Writing Program at UNC Asheville Present An Afternoon With Ann Patchett, Bestselling Author of the New Novel, The Dutch House

Asheville, NC — Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, and the Great Smokies Writing Program at UNC Asheville, welcome acclaimed New York Times-bestselling author Ann Patchett on Saturday, Oct 26, 2019, at 12 Noon, as she presents her new novel, The Dutch House. The event will take place at Jubilee! Community Church, 46 Wall Street, in downtown Asheville. Doors open at 11 am and light refreshments will be available. Tickets are $32.50 each and include a signed copy of the book. Visit www.malaprops.com to purchase tickets.

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HEALING JUSTICE PODCAST a virtual practice space, bridging conversations at the intersections of collective healing & social change

HEALING JUSTICE PODCAST a virtual practice space, bridging conversations at the intersections of collective healing & social change

Healing Justice Podcast is a virtual practice space, bridging conversations at the intersections of collective healing & social change.

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HOW TO ADD YOUR EVENTS to the SheVille Events Calendar

HOW TO ADD YOUR EVENTS to the SheVille Events Calendar

…so you don’t have to wait for us to do it!  Yay! 

  1. Look to the Top Menu Bar on any page and CLICK ON EVENTS CALENDAR
  2. Click ADD MY EVENT ( Register if you have not already )
  3. CUT & COPY your event information with EVENT NAME IN CAPS,  date – time – location
  4. See “Add Media” under your title to add .jpg or .gif pics

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**MALAPROP’S Bookstore/Café – October & November Events

**MALAPROP’S Bookstore/Café – October & November Events

Malaprop’s Café has evolved into the meeting place in our town. Our café boasts a literary menu, with treats from local bakeries and organic, fair-trade, shade-grown coffee roasted locally. We offer free wireless service and eight plug-in stations. Our baristas embrace the role of community catalyst. Join us whenever you can!  (Listen to Audiobooks and Support Malaprop’s Bookstore)

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THE LILY LINES Editor’s Pick – Peer into the lives of 8 college students

THE LILY LINES Editor’s Pick – Peer into the lives of 8 college students

from The Lily Lines.com 

‘You can only eat ramen so many times’: Peer into the lives of 8 college students

The Lily asked young women in America and abroad: What’s college like these days?

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ASHEVILLE ART MUSEUM  [Untitled]: The Museum Blog

ASHEVILLE ART MUSEUM [Untitled]: The Museum Blog

OUR VISION  To transform lives through art.

OUR MISSION  To engage, enlighten, and inspire individuals and enrich community through dynamic experiences in American art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Asheville Art Museum Blog

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