Category: Educate Yourself

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Empty vessel

Rest and self-care are so important. When you take time to replenish your spirit, it allows you to serve others from the overflow. You cannot serve from an empty vessel. ― Eleanor Brownn What...

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Dispelling a Suicide Myth

Myth: Talking about suicide or asking someone if they feel suicidal will encourage suicide attempts. Fact: Talking about suicide will not cause someone to commit suicide.  In fact, it can be the first step in...

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Who are you?

What words describe you? If someone did not know you at all – how would you describe yourself? You could probably make a long list of things. People are not one-dimensional. And even if...

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Pain breeds pain

In a post we wrote before, we talked about how some of the signs of depression or anxiety can be physical. In this post, I’d like to try to think about this a little...

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How long to take medications

Before you read this post, remember that what is below might not apply to everyone – it is important to always discuss medication decisions with your doctor. Every situation is unique. If you take...

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The Need to Belong

Human beings all crave to belong. We want to have friendships that support us and make us feel good. However, when we start to feel no longer wanted by others, we experience the weight...

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He said…she said…

Sometimes when difficult things happen in our lives we will want to talk about them with our friends or parents. It feels nice to have someone providing us with reassurance that the problem is...

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The JED Foundation

Did you know about Love is Louder? Love is Louder (LIL) is a movement of hundreds of thousands people to send the message of love and address issues like bullying, discrimination or depression. LIL participants include schools, communities, individuals...