Category: Educate Yourself

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What Exactly is CBT?

Depression is considered one of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders in children. In 2016, 3.2% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 1.9 million) had diagnosed depression. Depression is also the most common health...

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Embracing Failure

“If you’re not failing, it probably means you’re not taking enough risks.” Those are the words of Peter Forkner, director of the counseling center at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, at a recent event...

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Existential Depression

Since I’ve been young, I felt that my depression was different than normal. And of course, there is no normal, yet my reasons for depression are quite different. I’d like to call it philosophical...

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Loneliness in Adolescents

When was the last time you felt lonely? What about left out? A national study published this year showed that 39% of high school seniors said they often feel lonely in 2017, an increase...

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Superstition: Is it The Way?

As Stevie Wonder once sang, “Superstition ain’t the way…”or is it? Most are to some extent superstitious, whether it be knocking on wood, reading your daily horoscope, or friggatriskaidekaphobia (the fear of Friday the 13th)....

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Compulsions

Compulsion. Noun. First definition: the action or state of forcing or being forced to do something; constraint. Constraint…   Hello. My name is I_Collect_Words, and I am no longer defined by my compulsions.  ...