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Looking for Joy in a Jar of Peanut Butter

Rachael Oakes-Ash | Posted 10.08.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rachael Oakes-Ash

Yes, it has come to this, occasional weeping behind sunglasses in dark corners of an upmarket Colorado ski town in between envy inducing photos of adventures posted on my social media feeds that belie these not so happy moments.

How Being Sick Has Made Me Stronger

Anna Snapp | Posted 10.08.2015 | Arts
Anna Snapp

I know now, that I can stand on my own two feet and deliver my one woman show with confidence because I survived all of it.

Brain Scans Could One Day Predict Depression Relapse

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.07.2015 | Healthy Living

Scientists studying people with depression say brain scans could be used to predict who is most likely to relapse, an approach that could help doctor...

Mental Health Crisis -- Even Privileged Children Can't Escape

Hilary Wilce | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

Something is obviously going badly wrong for young people, even among some of the most privileged students in the world, and schools are scrambling to put programs in place to help them. But could these programs actually be making things worse?

The Push-Pull Relationship

Emily Wilcox | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Emily Wilcox

The push-pull starts off very slowly in the beginning. But as the relationship continues, the push and the pull can become a daily fixture in this already intense relationship or at least a regular occurrence for the once happy couple.

The Unwanted Shadow

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Jamie Scanlon

Most days there is no sun but there is still a shadow there, a shadow that follows me around, I can see it out of the corner of my eye, some days it's...

For Beating Depression, Talking Face To Face Trumps Email And Phone

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.06.2015 | Science

We all get by with a little help from our friends, but that help is much more valuable when it's given in person rather than via email or telephone. ...

Writing a National Prescription to Improve the Mental Health of America's Youth

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 10.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

There is an abundance of research pointing to the effectiveness of early treatment of mental illness in reducing developmental delays and the health damaging complications of these disorders during these critical early years of a child's life.

Why I Still Struggle With Accepting My Body

Avelist | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women

My personal relationships are great, I'm doing alright professionally, I live in a great city, I'm getting married soon. Things are not bad. It's a new feeling, this one I'm feeling, and I'm pretty sure it's something close to peace, but not quite. I still struggle with accepting my body, but not in the same way I used to.

Clinical Depression: The Silent, Soul-Crushing Killer That Claims Lives Daily

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Christy Heitger-Ewing

Clinical depression is brutal and unrelenting. It's like holding 50-pound weights over your head while standing in quicksand during a thunderstorm. You're stuck. You're weighted down.

Dear Dad, I Still Remember You

Rachel Brehm | Posted 10.04.2015 | Fifty
Rachel Brehm

Dear Dad, I still remember you. The memories shift and fade over the years, but you are not forgotten. I remember the Thai restaurant where everyone knew your name. I remember your sleepless nights, and the days when you cried.

5 Things Most People Don't Understand About Your Anxiety

Unwritten | Posted 10.03.2015 | College

Originally published on Unwritten by Teresa Tellekamp. For anyone living with anxiety or an anxiety disorder, the phrase "it will get better eventual...

Running a Marathon Was One of the Best Decisions of My Life

Julie Meyer Taylor | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Meyer Taylor

After feeling inadequate for so long, I suddenly remembered what it felt like to be good at something. I had run a marathon! I had a new friend. I was reacquainted with the idea that I was athletic, talented, and hard-working. I had given myself a gift.

Thinking of Quitting Your Dream? Here's Some Inspiration to Get You Through the Day...

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul

This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational ev...

3 Scientific Ways Helicopter Parenting Makes You Miserable (and What to Do Instead)

Lantern | Posted 09.30.2015 | Parents

There are so many modern parenting guides for raising successful (and intelligent, moral, creative, vegan, eco-friendly, bilingual, and musical) children, that trying to navigate the child-care section at the bookstore--let alone parenting itself--can be confusing.

Facebook Down

Nathan S. Sanders | Posted 09.30.2015 | Comedy
Nathan S. Sanders

Facebook recently crept over 1.23 billion monthly active users, while over the past few days the social media giant's site has crashed, leading to multiple catastrophes across this great land.

What It Means to Be 24 Years Old and Sick

Anna Snapp | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Anna Snapp

I feel like I'm behind. I look around me, and my peers are out of their hometowns, on their own, working salary jobs and enjoying the bar scene on the weekends. My life is quite the opposite.

Loneliness in the Workplace: Symptoms and Solutions

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Gurdeep Pandher

The workplace is busy and bustling, full of people coming to and from meetings, photocopiers, and each other's cubicles. However, despite the high potential for social interaction, many people still feel lonely at their place of employment.

5 Daily Tips (You Already Know) for Pushing Through Your Depressive Rut

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Cooper

Depression is a beast, and frankly, sometimes we just don't feel like dragon-slaying to get through the morning, let alone an entire day.

Post Traumatic Growth: How Amanda Mills "Amandafested" Amanda Mills Los Angeles

Ira Israel | Posted 09.28.2015 | Los Angeles
Ira Israel

If you can dream - and not make dreams your master, If you can think - and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster An...

Does Your Life Lack Meaning?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you find that nothing really excites you or holds much meaning for you? Does your life lack passion and purpose? Discover the source of this emptin...

It's Time to Talk: South Asian Women in the U.S. Have Some of the Highest Suicide Rates

Sheena Vasani | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Sheena Vasani

I hope to initiate conversation not just about the mental health crisis in our communities, but also about what it actually means to be an emotionally healthy South Asian female.

More Help Needed for Syria's Disabled and Maimed

Emily O'Dell | Posted 09.25.2015 | World
Emily O'Dell

When I see images on my screen of Syrian refugees fleeing to Europe, I can't help but think of all the individuals in Syria with disabilities who can't swim, run, and jump on crowded trains to escape the horrors they've seen.

What To Do When Bad News Stories Are Bumming You Out

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 09.25.2015 | Healthy Living

Depressing news dominates the headlines on the web and in print, and if it makes you feel crummy, you're certainly not alone. Taking a ...

We Still Don't Have an Answer to Suicide Epidemic Among Veterans

Steve Peck | Posted 09.24.2015 | Los Angeles
Steve Peck

The void that suicidal veterans stare into is engulfing them, and it is our job to infiltrate that void, and populate it with loving, compassionate fellow vets who care deeply about each veterans' survival. We have got to find the answer.