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Sometimes We Need Our Unhappiness

Amy Begel | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Begel

I recently had a discussion with a colleague that got me thinking about case that I'd like to share. I was at my office in mid-October, as autumn wa...

Prescription Thugs

Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D. | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Stuart H. Garber, D.C., Ph.D.

It's not enough for us to just insist that doctors be more judicious in how they prescribe, there needs to be a major paradigm shift in how the health care delivery system approaches these issues. Health care consumers also must demand a better way.

Relief for Depression: The Key May Be Individualized Help

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 04.04.2016 | Women
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

With increasing demands at work, family responsibilities, and the expectation of what having it all should look like, statistics show depression affec...

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.

Don't Be Fooled by the Back-to-School Frenzy

Vicki Abeles | Posted 09.16.2015 | Education
Vicki Abeles

For too many of us, back-to-school comes with a high price: an achieve-at-all-costs educational culture that drives too many kids to sickness and sadness. All those practices and tutoring sessions and test prep classes add up to anxiety, stress, depression and disengagement.

Can Hope Be Taught? New Curriculum Aims to Prevent Youth Suicide

Kathryn Goetzke | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Kathryn Goetzke

With the rise of bullying over the past several years, young people are having to grow up in an increasingly difficult world -- one full of discouragement and pain.

How I'm Surviving in Survival Mode During a Severe Depression Relapse

Patrice Bendig | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrice Bendig

Looking back, the cause of that depression was my inability to let myself take time to process major life events. Coming back from that dark place required months of work in therapy, adjusting my medications and learning how to be more honest about my feelings.

The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager

Michael Mulligan | Posted 01.20.2015 | Education
Michael Mulligan

he millennials are accomplishing great things. But too many of them look inside only to peer into a void that we, at least in part, have helped to create. In our efforts to push our kids ahead, we have forgotten to ask why pushing ahead is important in the first place.

App Can Tell When Students Are Stressed Out

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 10.03.2014 | College

A college student's smartphone might be smart enough to figure out when its owner is stressed, and in turn, predict what kind of GPA the student has. ...

I Cry -- A Lot

Frank M. Hobson | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Frank M. Hobson

I have been depressed for so long that I simply do not know who I am not depressed. I don't remember a time in my adult life, adolescence, or childhood that I would consider myself not depressed. It is who I am.

Down the Rabbit Hole

Mackenzie Ellsworth | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mackenzie Ellsworth

It was a long journey to pull me out of that dark hole. They say that admitting you need help is half the battle, and they don't really say much about the other half. Three therapists, a psychiatrist, dozens of arguments with my mother, millions more tears, countless apologies, many more days of darkness.

Why Admitting You're Depressed Is Like Coming Out of the Closet

Emma Davis | Posted 06.30.2014 | College
Emma Davis

If we as a society can understand that being gay is not the same thing as "experimenting," maybe we can someday understand that depressed people are not simply "having a bad day."