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Early Adulthood: Avoiding Loneliness

Early adults (18-40) are craving a life enriched with intimate and committed relationships. Yet many are experiencing perpetual loneliness. More than many realize, loneliness contributes to many illnesses and depressive tendencies. 242 more words

Children's Ministry

Adam Schneider

“We’ve been at war my entire life since I was nine. I’m from a very well off, loving and incredible community, but I don’t have a single family member or friend who’s served in Afghanistan or Iraq, or worse yet, I can’t name a friend whose ever had to grapple with having a family member or cousin serve overseas. 80 more words

Frances DePree

“Rowing has a lot of life lessons; it’s like life but on a smaller scale, and that’s great. You can just be in a boat and nothing else really matters. 118 more words

I'm (Mostly) an Adult!

In last week’s post, I wrote about the “right” way to becoming an adult. Historically speaking, this included completing all levels of education (usually only high school), obtaining a full-time job, getting married, establishing a home, and having children. 694 more words

Twentysomething

Just Like Music: "Where The Party At", 2001

I wasn’t in Seattle the day I turned twenty-one years old and was unable to spend it with my friends. That didn’t sway my BFF Tisha. 2,037 more words

Life

Just Like Music: "Revolution", 2000

In spite of all the fanfare and worry that took place leading up to the new millennium the year 2000 arrived with little complication. For me 2000 was the year I finally began to make halting steps towards adulthood. 1,311 more words

Life

Marijuana use in early adulthood may increase prediabetes risk in middle age

Young adults who self-reported smoking marijuana had a greater risk for developing prediabetes by middle adulthood when compared with adults who reported never smoking marijuana, according to research in Diabetologia. 428 more words

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