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What Does Online Privacy Mean to You?

When it comes to Social Media, what does the practice of privacy mean to you? How do you feel when you see personal information about someone on Facebook or another social media website? Is anything truly private...

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Peer Support: Why Does it Matter?

When anyone goes through a tough time, their first instinct is often to seek advice and help from someone who has gone through the same thing. This kind of help is sometimes called peer support. In the mental...

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A Recipe for Stress Relief

Sometimes life is stressful. Sometimes you want to eat cookies. Sometimes, both of those feelings happen at the same time! A friend of mine recently introduced me to “procrasti-baking”, which she defined as “making...

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Stop Anxiety with Hypnosis

Apps are available for everything these days, including your mental health and well-being. One app available is Anxiety Relief Hypnosis. The idea behind the app is it helps reduce anxiety and fear by improving...

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The Art of Stillness

  Have you ever taken time to unplug? To step away from the screen? Would you consider a day without screens? It may be hard to image with smartphones and social media being around...

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Supporting Latina Adolescents

As some of the newest and most stigmatized immigrants to the United States, the Latino population is often exposed to many suicide risk factors. Not only do some of them have to deal with living in neighborhoods where...

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Writing Letters

When I was going through intensive treatment for my eating disorder, we had one group session where we discussed the powerful impacts of writing letters to ourselves or the people in our lives. These...