My to-do lists used to be long, never-ending checklists of routine tasks: grocery shop, clean kitchen, schedule doctor appointments, arrange play dates . . . These chores would consume a significant portion of my day, leaving me wondering what I had actually accomplished.
I-290, Roosevelt Road and I-88 are often referred to as the Heroin Highways. They link heroin users in the suburbs to suppliers in Chicago. And according to a 2011 study conducted by the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy of Roosevelt University, Chicago and its suburbs are home to the nation's worst heroin problems.
All living things experience some form of stress which, at times, can negatively impact our mental and physical well-being. Back by popular demand, Thrive Counseling Center is offering its Stress Reduction through Mindfulness & Meditation course, providing participants with empowering tools for effectively reducing stress in their lives.
Classic Cinemas, along with the Oak Park Women's Guild, has announced the 4th Annual Movie Fundariaser on January 26th at 10 a.m. for Kathleen O'Bryan Kurrie, an Oak Park native battling breast cancer.
My son and daughter, ages 23 and 22 respectively, were born before the first web page, before hotmail, smartphones, iPods, iPads, Twitter, IM, Kik, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr. . . They even attended middle school without the presence of Facebook.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Metro Suburban Chapter, will offer two Family-to-Family Education Programs, a 12-week course for families of adult loved ones diagnosed with serious mental illness.