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What site is that?

Do you ever feel like you can’t keep up with all the new social media websites? Each year the Pew Research Center puts out a report on social media usage. This report  provides us...

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She didn’t have to say anything

Can you tell how someone feels just by looking at them? If you said yes, you are using non-verbal communication. That is when we express thoughts or emotions by not saying anything at all....

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Good News Network

The Good News Network is a site that features a whole bunch of positive, uplifting stories multiple times a day which makes me, at least, feel confident in people and often leaves me with...

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Self Evaluator Assessment Tool

The Self Evaluator tool is a Project of the Jed Foundation and was developed for ULifeline by Duke University School of Medicine. It screens for thirteen of the most common mental health conditions that college...

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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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How To Use Empathy

This video was based on 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 vulnerability, courage, worthiness,...

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Time is your friend

“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.” -Saint...

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Alternatives to the Language We Use

In American society, a lot of words are casually kicked around that have the power to be stigmatizing, insulting, and harmful.  Almost everyone is guilty of it; you find out that your friends suddenly...