It was 2003 when I was finally placed in a stable home. My biological mother was young, unable to care for a child, and spent her life in and out of prison struggling with addiction, so it wasn’t unusual for me to be tossed from one person to another before I met my forever mom. … Read moreEliminating the Gap Between Hearing and Deaf Community
Due to my parents work schedules, my siblings and I spent a large part of our summers in daycare . As much as I appreciated and wanted to have a relationship with the adults that I was spending so much time with, a connection never felt possible. They spoke to me as though I couldn’t … Read moreDetermined to Be Kind to Children
We at Unified Caring Association (UCA) are all about caring: caring acts, self-care, sharing caring, caring research and more! With all of the ways we celebrate caring, we want to give a grand shout out about where we came from and who we are and how UCA C.A.R.E.S. In the Beginning… We were founded in … Read moreUCA C.A.R.E.S.
Thanksgiving has just passed. The season can be filled with feelings of joy, friendship, family, and gratitude. There are many ways to source those feelings and a few that are sure to work. One of these ways is through two techniques developed by our caring friends at HeartMath: Heart-Focused BreathingTM and Heart-Lock InTM. With a … Read moreAppreciation Techniques: Heart-Focused Breathing & Heart-Lock In
Kindness is an aspect of self-compassion and helps protect us against harsh self-criticisms by inspiring people to take a risk and explore new mental territory that can lead us to innovative solutions. Being self-aware and mindful support this mental exploration. We at Unified Caring Association (UCA) read and research a ton of articles. We scour … Read moreHow Can Mindfulness Help Us Solve Problems?
Unified Caring Association (UCA) has a scholarship program that runs throughout the year. Currently we have one open for US High School juniors and seniors (ends 11/29/2019). As we arrive to our newest batch of scholarships for teens we want to share more about our unique scholarship program. UCA Has Awarded Over 100 Scholarships to … Read moreFeaturing a Previous Scholarship Winner
“The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if … Read moreSharing Caring with Teens
In a previous blog we wrote about how the ‘C’ in C.A.R.E. is for ‘Children’. We at Unified Caring Association (UCA) are continuing to source caring tools and resources for our members. Recently our members’ website was updated to include a refocused Children section specifically to help members “grow caring children.” In this area for … Read moreTeaching Kids about Caring
Grow Caring Children For every job there is at least one key tool. There are many different tools to help us respond and develop positivity and caring in our evolving lives. Unified Caring Association (UCA) loves to provide tools and resources to help people develop positive, caring and happy lives. We are excited to announce … Read moreLet Us Help You Grow Caring Children
Doing something nice for someone or for yourself makes the day a bit brighter. Unified Caring Association has a way to help us do just that: one suggested caring act each day of the year! This is the UCA Caring Challenge. We have a previous post reviewing the first part of this year’s Caring Challenge … Read moreCaring Challenge Mid-Year Update