One More Girl to Save – Focus Magazine

Story by Corrine Moore | Photos by Aadil Sheikh | Illustration by Megan Rule In September 2017, the International Labor Organization estimated that 24.9 million men, women, and children were victims of human trafficking around the globe. Every day, victims are coerced into the deceitful business of human trafficking and exposed to life long trauma as a result of sexual, domestic and emotional abuse from their perpetrator. Joe Scaramucci, Detective of Human Trafficking at McLennan County Sherri

Contemporary Front Doors

Portella’s contemporary front doors are installed based on the customer’s desires. We offer varying shapes and sizes for different building types. We also offer five different styles of metal glass doors including: French doors, sliding doors, double doors, bi-fold doors, and a minimalistic single door. Our doors provide premiere quality and endurance, and increase the value of a property. Whatever your needs, Portella will be there each step of the way as an expert guide. Portella contemporary

Microshading & Pixie Ombre Training Classes | Learn Real Microshading

What will you learn in our Microshading & Pixie Ombre classes? -Learn how to do Microshading & Pixie Ombre techniques -Techniques to draw a fast eyebrow shape to fit & lift the face naturally without getting surgery. – How to cover old Tattoo -The kit is included with course – Eyebrow compass, pre printed practice skin and pigments – Shading machine with needles- Marketing materials – Health and safety supplies – Precare, consent agreement, and aftercare support materials – Business dev

TOPS | The Oaks Plastic Surgery

Facial Cancer Reconstruction is a procedure to correct skin defects caused as a result of skin cancer removal. Due to the high exposure to harmful UV rays or other sources, people may experience an increased risk for developing skin cancer--primarily on the face, head, and neck areas. For this reason, the plastic surgeons at The Oaks Plastic Surgery offer top of the line surgical techniques for patients hoping to repair their skin after reconstruction. Mohs surgery, or Micrographic surgery is t

3 Countries with Successful Skyfarm Projects

Prototype of the vertical urban farm project, skyfarms have revolutionized the agricultural industry in a radical way. According to the United Nations Population Division (2009), the world population is set to jump from 6.9 billion in 2010 to 9.2 billion by 2050 — leaving an added 2.3 billion mouths to feed, and a dwindling amount of arable land to supply for the loss. To help combat the projected swell of human population and lack of resources, skyfarms created their own indoor farming techniq

The Importance of Place in Architecture

“We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us,” declared Winston Churchill before restoring the bomb-destructed House of Commons. More than 70 years later, his wise words continue to reign true, and rest at the forefront of many architects minds. These words taught us that buildings, roads, and houses are more than geographical locations. Places tell stories, fortify memories, and help to better navigate the intricacies of the world around us. Needless to say, places are vital c

The Relationship Between ADHD and Anxiety | ADHD Wellness Center

If you’ve been diagnosed with ADHD, you might notice an overlap of common symptoms like hyperactivity, impulsiveness, irritability, and so on. As it turns out, people with ADHD are more prone to experience symptoms that coexist with other psychiatric disorders. According to some research, over 60 percent of people with ADHD have a comorbid condition such as anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), or another psychiatric disorder; and a shocking 50 percent of American adults with

MSW student helps gives voice to women and girls through "SERVE"-ing

“The SERVE Project resonated with my core values that include uplifting and empowering women in our society to become the best versions on themselves. I am passionate about being an advocate and giving a voice to women and girls who might not otherwise have one.”MSW student Sarah Burwell is a research assistant for the SERVE Project, a grant which seeks to Support, Encourage, Respect, Value, and Empower women and girls. The SERVE project is dedicated to learning how to best serve women and child

GSSW alumnus named chair of the Board of Advocates

“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him.” (Col. 2:6) While everyone’s walk with the Lord is different, Dr. Louis Gomez, MSW ’08, has found his calling by serving vulnerable populations.This year, Gomez was named the chair of the Board of Advocates (BOA) at the Garland School of Social Work (GSSW) after being a loyal member for several years. Before joining the BOA, he was a part of the Houston Master of Social Work Committee, helping the GSSW open its second campus.“I t
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