Minds

I'm 35 Years Old And Can't Drive A Car

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No other act is more symbolic of adulthood and one’s “coming of age,” but there are numerous reasons why I don’t drive.

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Blessed And Still Depressed: A Black, Christian Woman’s Reconciliation

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My depression coexists with my gratefulness, compassion, and good intentions. I am blessed, yes, but I am also depressed.

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An Open Letter To (My) Depression

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Dear Depression, it’s time we had a talk, you and me.

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On Tidying Up And Mental Illness

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There’s nothing I can let go of that ends my renewed experiences of stigma and shame surrounding mental illness.

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5 Signs Your Work Stress Is Decreasing Your Quality Of Life

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We’re all susceptible to work stress. Even if you’ve got your dream gig, there will no doubt be times that you’re stressing out about work.

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I’m A 39-Year-Old Who Wants Stuffed Animals — And I'm Not Ashamed 

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I don’t typically lie to a date (or in general), but I was ashamed of my desire for wanting stuffed animals as an adult in my late thirties.

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Small Talk Could Be Hurting Your Mental Health — Here Are 10 Things to Say Instead

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Small talk is about as dreary as the murky skies and as painfully vexing as the overcrowded parkway.

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6 Ways To Stop Obsessing Over Your Work Mistakes

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Obsessing about work mistakes? These six strategies can help you put these situations in perspective and find a productive way to move forward.

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How I Manage My Social Anxiety at Work — And 6 Ways You Can, Too

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As I look around my office, I know that one in ten of my colleagues have social anxiety. But I still feel like it’s my secret problem.

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Do You Have A Post-Divorce Life Plan?

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Do you have a life plan? If not, why not? Especially after a divorce, folks should have their future goals and aspirations clearly mapped out and organized.

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