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What do your emojis say about you

Communication is a big part of our lives and effective communication allows us to have successful relationships.  Verbal communication is the sounds and words (or speech) we use when talking with another person or...

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Hope

Check out this music video! It’s part of a mental health initiative and shares some responses of what inspires hope in others. What inspires hope for you? 

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A Quick Guide to Depression in Teens

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) starts out by writing: You are not alone.  There are ways you can feel better. The NIMH has a lot of great educational information on their website,...

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Disconnect

I know that I can speak for many when I say that social media can be distracting.  We have so many ways to access it, from phones to computers to tablets, and we often...

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Stuff – A poem

50 milligrams of sumatriptan succinate to unscrew the vice from my head Then 20 of that other stuff for 12 hours of stability From dawn to dusk I am medicated I think I need...

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Fear of asking for help

When you feel anxious, some things that are not challenges to others can seem like huge mountains for you to climb. It can seem like it is ridiculous that you are worried about this...

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Courage

“Courage doesn’t always roar.  Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’” — Mary Anne Radmacher Also, Brene Brown has done amazing work surrounding...