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What I Learned From My Brother's Suicide

I know that in sharing my story of my brother's suicide, I can contribute to greater awareness around the reality of suicide. Read...
Olivia Pennelle    |   10.9.18   |   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
Long Reads

How Tarot Cards Saved My Life

I start each day by drawing two cards for guidance, and then further consulting the deck. Last fall, tarot cards saved my life. Read...
Meg Hartley    |   06.26.18   |   SHARE
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We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity.

We Are A Culture Obsessed With Productivity — And It's Literally Killing Us

We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity. We reward “hard work” with money and praise and admiration and Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
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While money does not prevent depression, it does facilitate the potential for happiness, or at the very least more management of unhappiness.

Money Does Not Prevent Depression — But It Probably Makes It Easier To Survive It

While money does not prevent depression, it does facilitate the potential for happiness, or at the very least more management of unhappiness. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.6.18   |   SHARE
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Depression Doesn't Care How Much Money You Have

I am here to tell you to stop judging other people’s outsides and making value judgments on their insides. Depression doesn't care but you should! Read...
Erin Khar    |   06.5.18   |   SHARE
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Navigating The Delusions Of A Loved One

After my mother’s suicide in 2009, I was left with a gnawing sense of guilt. My mother had suffered from an undiagnosed delusional disorder. Read...
Gayle Brandeis    |   05.22.18   |   SHARE
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The Quiet Violence At The Heart Of Motherhood 

From the beginning, mothering and being mothered are both brutal. One day you’ll hurt your mom, I thought. And she’ll hurt you, somehow, without Read...
Kate Washington    |   05.14.18   |   SHARE
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