Tagged: distractions

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Disconnect

I know that I can speak for many when I say that social media can be distracting.  We have so many ways to access it, from phones to computers to tablets, and we often...

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Understanding Section 504

Do you ever feel like you’re struggling at school? Do you ever feel like your depression or anxiety gets in the way of your learning?  Maybe Section 504 can help. What is Section 504?...

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Into the Wild

Spending time with animals can have calming effects and give you a break from your busy schedule. Click here to watch live footage at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to relax! Choose from several different animals...

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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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Worry Stones

Have you heard of “worry stones” before?  A worry stone is a stone that you can carry in your pocket (or anywhere on you) that can be useful in helping to relieve anxiety or...

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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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10 Positive Places on the Internet

The internet can get a bad rap for being a place that spreads negativity. But that’s not always the case! Check out this compilation by Huffington Post about 10 positive places on the internet....

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Emotional First-Aid

Why is it important to heal your emotions? During his practice, Guy Winch, a licensed psychologist and author, noticed how most cultures value the body over the mind. He points out that we experience more...

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Side effects of antidepressants

Although antidepressants are one of the ways to help adolescents with depression or anxiety feel better mentally and socially, there are also some other physical attributes to them that may tag along, too. With antidepressants,...