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WHiP It! Do We Teach: How To Make A Living Or How To Make A Life

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 04.02.2014 | Education
Amy Elias, MS

I write this with a few tears in my eye, as I have chosen the latter. I chose to live life in the lane of Make A Life. Why the tears then? My choice...

One Bird, Nine Pieces, The Easy Way

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Butchering a whole chicken is easy with a well-placed knife and proper tension.

Understanding Cutting and Bullycide

Jarryd Willis | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Jarryd Willis

Emotional injuries don't heal with Neosporin. They can lead to self-perpetuating conditions (self-starvation, cutting), a hypo-cortisol awakening response and more reports of pain disability and health problems for bullied kids.

"A Lot of Us Are One of Those People"

What Happens Now? | Posted 05.30.2013 | TED Weekends
What Happens Now?

What would they think? How could I explain to my child, "Mommy used to hurt herself because she was depressed"? Now that I'm a mother, I still think about how to explain it to him if he sees one of my scars, even though they've faded some over the years.

Teachers Gave Student Razors For Supervised Self-Harm

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 03.31.2013 | Weird News

A school in Surrey, England for students with Asperger’s syndrome and higher functioning autism is under investigation regarding a policy that allow...

How I Stopped Trying to Fix Myself

Jill Di Donato | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

There were many times I was lucky not to have been hurt as I indulged in some serious stupidity, waking up god-knows-where and telling myself, Jill, remember how this feels. Remember just how low and dirty and rotten this feeling is so you don't do it again.

#Cuttingforbieber, Alleged 4Chan Hoax, Trends On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.08.2013 | Teen

Following the release of photos suggesting that Justin Bieber was smoking marijuana at a party, the hashtag #cuttingforbieber -- a supposed protest ag...

Help! My 13-Year-Old Daughter Is Cutting Herself! From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

If your child is cutting, they must get a psychiatric evaluation. When psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz visited me on Mondays With Marlo, she explained tha...

The Kids Are Not Alright

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

When we pressure children to achieve, we cut them off from their sources of inspiration, their passions and their natural curiosity.

10 Secret Regrets Teens Never Talk About

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 11.18.2012 | Parents
Kevin A. Hansen

Social media has teens living their lives out online for everyone to see -- friends and family as well as their enemies and bullies. All too often, when problems arise, teens hold everything inside instead of reaching out for help.

What Getting Naked In Dublin Taught Me About Love

David Fitzpatrick | Posted 08.25.2012 | Weddings
David Fitzpatrick

Then I met Amy. It was a wonderful moment that began on our first date when I saw the prominently-displayed Batman Band-Aid on her finger. I learned she was quirky in other ways also -- she loved comic book films and violent movies with a substantial amount of explosions, along with taking on 11-year old boys at Laser Tag and ruining their days.

WATCH: Self-Injury In Children, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

I was joined by health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman on Mondays with Marlo, where we discussed signs that your child or teen may be cutting, and how to ...

Brad Forever: James Franco's Quest To Uphold Renfro's Memory

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts

This past weekend, James Franco showed his short film, titled, "Brad Renfro Forever" to a packed audience in the basement of the New Museum. The event...

Why Would You Want to Cut Yourself?

Melissa Gerstein | Posted 06.25.2012 | Parents
Melissa Gerstein

Although she may have gold medals and more success than many of us will ever have, Amanda Beard is just like many girls who are fighting through pain while striving for self confidence.

Demi Lovato, Under Construction and More Popular Than Ever

Sam Lansky | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Lansky

2011-08-22-Screenshot20110821at8.25.08PM.jpg Demi's relationship to scandal is an extraordinary case study in public relations legerdemain -- in how to maintain, and even build, popularity instead of notoriety.

YouTube Cutters: What Parents Can Do About Kids Injuring Themselves on Camera

Dr. Harold Koplewicz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Harold Koplewicz

A study last month in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics highlighted graphic YouTube videos of adolescents engaging in what we as clinicians call "self-injury" and kids call "cutting" -- on camera.

Cutting: Demi Lovato's Struggle With Self-Injury Is Raising Awareness

Sharon Chirban, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sharon Chirban, Ph.D.

Cutting is still something we have a low general awareness about -- the idea of inflicting self-injury on oneself in an attempt to feel better just doesn't add up. But it's a trend that is becoming more prevalent in young women.

Can You Catch Cutting and Burning from Your Friends?

David Leibow | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Leibow

Knowing that self-injurious behaviors are culturally determined and can quickly become habitual increases the importance of prevention.

Cutting and Self-Injury is Never 'No Big Deal.'

Colleen Perry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Colleen Perry

The problem is that cutting yourself is not a good long term solution for managing emotional pain. Here's are a few things to keep in mind if you know someone who is self-injuring:

Depression Alert: Reading This Post May Just Help Save a Life

Chloe Spencer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chloe Spencer

Be aware of all your friends and family, because they may be suffering from severe depression, and it's just bottled up inside them and invisible to others.

Dina Lohan Talks About Lindsay's Cutting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In his ongoing quest for truth by exposing the shameful inner workings of his troubled family, Michael Lohan has leaked yet another phone recording to...

Tiffany's Looks To Africa As Diamond Industry Shifts

Wall Street Journal | By VANESSA O'CONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a windowless factory in this African village, Tiffany is teaching more than 80 workers to transform raw diamonds into gems for Tiffany engagement r...

Why They Cut

Aimee Liu | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Aimee Liu

Frustratingly few media accounts of self-injury ever address the fundamental reason why people hurt themselves when they're distressed.

Jewish Girls and Self-Destructive Behaviors: By The Numbers

Leslie Goldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

We must help undo the damage done by impossibly high academic standards, media portrayals of unrealistic bodies, and other factors that make young women feel like they don't measure up.