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Text or talk face-to-face?

In today’s world there is so much technology available to us, and often this technology tries to help us by making things easier.  However, this is not always the case.  For example, have you...

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Therapy: it really does work

How could simply talking to someone make you feel better? Sometimes when you feel so bad you think there’s nothing anyone could possible say that would help or make you feel better. Yet therapy helps millions...

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Worry Stones

Have you heard of “worry stones” before?  A worry stone is a stone that you can carry in your pocket (or anywhere on you) that can be useful in helping to relieve anxiety or...

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Transition Year

If you plan to go to college, this transition can be one of the largest transitions that will happen in your life. Every aspect of it is new, and it can come with many...

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Should I Send It?

We’ve already blogged about what it means to be in a respectful relationship, but now we want to tackle a more specific topic: Sexting. Sexting is something that can seem harmless, especially when it...

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Goodbye Headclutcher

Have you thought about how seeing an image can change the way you feel about something? Maybe you hate a certain fast food chain but they post a new sandwich that looks amazing and...

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Antidepressants

For those coping with depression, antidepressant medications may be a very effective way to ease feelings of sadness and hopelessness. Antidepressants work by managing your mood through your brain’s circuitry. Your brain uses chemicals called...

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How to use Empathy

This video was based off of a TED talk by Dr. Brené Brown. She is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent more than a decade studying...

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Device Addiction

Do you find yourself checking your phone every five minutes? Checking before you fall asleep at night? Cuddling your phone as you fall asleep? Here are some tips to get away from device addiction:...