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100 Happy Days

Have you heard of 100 happy days? The idea is to take a picture every day of something that makes you happy. What’s the point?  When you try to find something each day that...

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Prioritizing Yourself

One of the most important things I have learned on my mental health journey is that it’s okay to be self-centered. In fact, you NEED to be self-centered to some degree. It’s so easy...

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Tips for Improving Your Journaling Practice

In a previous blog, one of our adolescent blogging ambassadors talked about some benefits of journaling. The practice of journaling regularly has physical benefits—for example, it really helps strengthen the immune system! Emotionally, it helps us organize our thoughts,...

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Dealing with Outbursts

As someone diagnosed with depression, I will sometimes have outbursts. Everything catches up to me at once, and I will feel so sad and frustrated. All I want to do is sit in my...

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Happy Martin Luther King Day!

There are so many documents, videos and quotes attached to the iconic life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Read more about the meaning behind the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Watch one...

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Back to School: New Semester

Sometimes it can be hard for students to go back to school after the holidays, especially for students with anxiety like myself. The rapid transition from the relaxation with friends and family to the...

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Apps You Depend On

You know those moments when you’re hanging out with friends or family and all of a sudden you look around and everyone is on their phones, not talking or looking at each other? It...

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OCD Confessions

What do you think when you hear OCD (or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)? Until I was diagnosed at age 15, I always associated the term with clean rooms, color-coded binders and a fear of germs....