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Depression can be mild or intense, and depression can result from a physical, emotional, or environmental dilemma or a combination of of these factors.

6 Questions To Ask Someone You Love When They're Fighting Depression

Depression can be mild or intense, and depression can result from a physical, emotional, or environmental dilemma or a combination of of these Read...
Ann Naimark of Your Tango    |   02.7.19   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: I'm Exhausted By My Daughter's Depression

I am at my limits of coping with my daughter’s depression. She is depressed and suffers from high anxiety. It is taking its toll. Read...
Erin Khar   |   09.19.18   |   SHARE
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So many times in life, Daisy grew through the cracks, through what seemed like impossible obstacles.

Daisies Grow Through The Cracks: Losing A Friend To Suicide

I knew before I truly knew. When the icon revealing the new Facebook message from Daisy’s brother flashed on my screen, my heart fell to my feet. Read...
Lauren Jonik    |   08.7.18   |   SHARE
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Iran Deserves Your Sympathy, Too

America, we beg you to see us. We beg you to try to glance in our direction with something other than disgust. Iran deserves your sympathy! Read...
Naseem Jamnia    |   03.28.18   |   SHARE
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Before you send “thoughts and prayers” to a friend or family member in pain, reflect on whether you could be doing more harm than good.

Enough With Thoughts And Prayers

When my boyfriend broke up with me my sophomore year of high school, I was inconsolable. I suffered my first panic attack, stopped sleeping, Read...
Patricia Grisafi    |   11.9.17   |   SHARE
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It’s not sexy. It’s not dramatic. It’s not interesting. But it is meaningful and fulfilling, which is something that reality television will never ever be. (Photo by Andrew Robles on Unsplash)

Want To Be A Better Friend? 8 Tips To Help You Achieve Your BFF Goals

I know that our group of friends is special. But the specialness comes from some core values that I will share with you. I will give you fair warning Read...
Carrie Saum    |   08.2.17   |   SHARE
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Rafael voted for Trump, and he still supports the man. It's a testament to my isolated bubble that I had no idea how to respond. (Image Credit: Flickr/Gage Skidmore)

A Trump Voter At My Kitchen Table

The topic of Trump came up, and Rafael was immediately and vocally enthusiastic. But when he asked me why I didn’t like Trump, the collective weight Read...
Jess Lahitou   |   05.24.17   |   SHARE
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Love for a child never goes away.

'The First Thing Was I Felt Remembered:' LOVE Bracelets For Grieving Parents

The original meaning of the LOVE bracelet, for me, was that my love for my son would never go away. It just was in a different form now. The physical Read...
Erica Landis    |   03.7.17   |   SHARE
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