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Helping Parents Acknowledge Depression

As if your brain wasn’t already cooperating with you enough, sometimes it can be hard to verbalize what is happening in your head to your parents (or anyone). Depression, anxiety, and other mental health...

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What Does Online Privacy Mean to You?

When it comes to Social Media, what does the practice of privacy mean to you? How do you feel when you see personal information about someone on Facebook or another social media website? Is anything truly private...

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The Art of Stillness

  Have you ever taken time to unplug? To step away from the screen? Would you consider a day without screens? It may be hard to image with smartphones and social media being around...

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Talking to Your Parents

Talking to your parents can be tough so we found a great article to help you get started! Some excellent pointers are: If you do not have the most open relationship with your parents,...

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New Years Resolutions

It may seem like the everyone around you is having a great time declaring their New Year’s Resolutions all over the internet. No matter where you look someone is posting about making it to...

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Flow: The Secret to Positive Attitude

  In his TED talk, world-famous Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” He emphasizes that money (and holiday presents, and external praise) cannot make us happy, and he has studied individuals who...

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Calm.com

The holidays can often be a (wonderfully) hectic and stressful time.  Therefore, in an effort to help others manage, we thought we would remind you about Calm.com. It’s a collection of relaxation and meditation tools, some...

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Stop, Breathe & Think App Review

The Stop, Breathe & Think App is available for iOS and Android. But what does it do? The app is another tool to help with mindfulness and meditation. Taking just 5 minutes for yourself, your breath, and your thoughts can...

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A Polished Image

This TED talk can make us all think about how what we see on social media, in the news, in magazines, and online can be “entirely manufactured.” Cameron Russell, in her talk, points out that...

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MindShift App Review

Mindshift is an app for iOS and Android that can help you with anxiety and depression symptoms. While an app is not a replacement for therapy, it can help between sessions to ease your...