Education vs Recidivism by Valerie Cheers Brown

I have done soul-searching and researching and figured ways to help with recidivism in the United States. I have come to the conclusion that online or distance learning would be good for prisoners, inmates to continue their education. This way while incarcerated the time can be put to good use for when they go back…

Kids Need To Be Kids by Valerie Cheers Brown

“Americans could learn a lot from the Finnish Education System.” According to Abby Jackson of the Business Insider, “Finland is an innovative country when it comes to education, and its innovation yields results. It’s consistently one of the highest performing developed countries on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), an important tool for measuring education…

A Wish Come True by Valerie Brown Cheers

Originally posted on Inspirational Stories:
“Success never comes to look for you while you wait around.  You’ve got to get up and work at it to make your dreams come true” ~ Poh Yu Khing “I have always been a big dreamer and  also have loved to dibble and dabble,  yet I need to turn…

To Think or Not To Think by Valerie Brown Cheers

One day during class at college, Ms. Virginia stood up to her teacher in her Algebra class…..and told her Professor, “Sometimes change may not be needed especially when it comes to math and if there is new math, and I don’t know what that means……..but still we should be able to do and learn many…

First Do No Harm by Valerie Cheers Brown

“Side effects can cause bad effects to our bodies for life.” These two words are often confused and one is a verb and one is a noun.” Affect is a verb. It means to produce a change in or influence something. (when medication changes your mood, gives you suicidal thoughts, etc.) Effect is a noun…

Why Did God Make Them Birds and Not Me? by Valerie Cheers Brown

“Why did God make them birds and not me?” “Birds can fly and this makes them free.” “He made me where I can try….. if I only be me.” “Why Did God make them birds and not me?” “Birds come in all shape and sizes and have their own unique beauty, strength and weaknesses..” “Thank…

Encourage One Another by Valerie Cheers Brown

“Keeping on living will eventually cause us all to go through days where we are discouraged.” “It can be somebody verbally expressing how stupid your dreams are….to or even ourselves believing we will never reach our goals because it seems that the journey is a constant uphill climb.” “What is most important is to keep…

Is Patience A Virtue? by Valerie Cheers Brown

“What does it really mean to have patience?” “I was taught growing up that it was a virtue, yet I was never taught why.” “As far as I can tell, patience had implied I would pass up a major opportunity for something I sought. So I turned into the tortoise in the race and would…

Growing for Living by Valerie Cheers Brown

“Have you ever wondered why anything which God grows is essentially good for our health and CURES?” “Yes…I said cure!” “Well, according to research I am finding out that there are medical studies, showing that cannbis cures different illnesses and diseases.” They are showing that, “The body itself produces compounds called endocannabinoids and they play…

Dreamarella by Valerie Cheers Brown

“Keep on Dreaming.” ~ Valerie J Brown “Who has not dreamed the idea of living a simpler life?” Don’t you often wonder how would life would be with smaller bills or mortgage and not have to worry about how to take the next vacation?” “Who hasn’t contemplated the idea of living a simpler life?” “Dreamarella…

Hippocratic Matters by Valerie Brown Cheers

WHAT IS GREEK MEDICINE? BASIC PRINCIPLES OF NATURAL HEALING IN GREEK MEDICINE “Disease or malady was an intense issue for the Greeks, with respect to every single other people in the old and medieval universes. One out of three infants died on before they were a year old.” “A large portion of all kids died…

Don’t Retire! Refire! by Valerie Cheers Brown

“Look at retirement as a time to do what you love as well as try new things.” “While at work, many of us dream of having time off to fill our days vacationing, playing golf, and relaxing with loved ones. But when retirement comes and actually begins….we may actually find that we miss the work!”…