Tagged: depression

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Writing away the Stigma

I recently found out about this book Writing Away the Stigma: Ten Courageous Writers Tell True Stories About Depression, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, OCD, PTSD & more One in four American adults will endure the trials of...

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More Than Saddness

Depression is more than sadness. It is more than not being able to get out of bed. Depression means many things to many people. It can be hard to talk about or even get...

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The Happy Secret to Better Work

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires...

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Talking about Depression

It can be really hard to start a conversation about depression with someone you care about. Because depression doesn’t show up as a physical illness like a chest cold or a stomach bug it...

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Not Alone

Watch this powerful video featuring inspiring stories of struggle. Sometimes when you are feeling alone, it can help to hear from others with similar hardships. What did you think? Share your thoughts on the...

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Difficulty with Diagnoses

If your doctor tells you that you may be depressed, what does that really mean? Maybe some of the “symptoms” you have could be from something else like: trouble adjusting to a new situation at school or home...

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Be Yourself

Featured Photo Credit: Valeri Pizhanski via Compfight cc What is your advice to strangers? Let us know below!

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You Matter

Introducing YouMatter!!!! An online suicide prevention site structured around a blog written by young people around the country who write about their own real experiences and how they worked through them. The site’s main theme...

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The Surprising Science of Happiness

The prefrontal cortex in the frontal lobe of your brain has an experience simulator, which allows us to imagine how experiences will go before they happen. Along with this simulator comes an impact bias; a tendency...

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Always Keep Fighting

The star of the hit show “Supernatural”, Jared Padalecki, has opened up about his personal struggle with depression with the re-launch of his Represent.com t-shirt. The shirt, which features Jared standing with his arms crossed behind...