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3. On days when I need a creative outlet, but don’t feel like using my brain — I color.

Traditional Meditation Makes Me Crazy; Here's What I Do Instead

So how do I cope with stress and anxiety? What do I do to quiet my noisy, nagging brain when I just can’t take it anymore? The simple answer is it Read...
Ally Hirschlag    |   06.23.17   |   SHARE
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The Hardest Part Of My Depression Is Knowing That It Will Come Back

Here’s the thing about depression: it cycles. Even when I’m on medication, going to therapy and doing everything I’m able to do in order to stay Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   06.22.17   |   SHARE
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Do we all care deeply what others think? And is it total bullshit when someone says they don’t?

What’s Not Said: When People Either Love Or Hate You

In this column, I talk about things other people think or say, but not out loud, and certainly not in public. No one wants to say, “People either Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   06.21.17   |   SHARE
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Bottom line: we don’t always know why we’re anxious, and it’s not our fault.

Telling An Anxiety Sufferer To 'Just Calm Down' Is Both Stupid And Toxic

Can’t calm down, won’t calm down. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   06.19.17   |   SHARE
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Social media is a great place to share our accomplishments, but it’s an equally valuable place to share our struggles.

When You Suffer On Social Media

The benefit of posting honestly about our struggles and depression on social media. Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   06.15.17   |   SHARE
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Trust your life experiences. Believe yourself. Ask the questions, and be open to the answers that take you by surprise.

You Are Your Own Best Guru

On a practical level, being my own guru means that I trust myself. I can forgive myself when I make mistakes, and not get stuck in cycles of shame Read...
Carrie Saum    |   06.14.17   |   SHARE
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Are some people just naturally more forgetful than others?

Why Am I So Forgetful? 

All your memory questions answered. Read...
Jessica Chambers of Mamamia    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE
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Anxiety is serious business, but it doesn’t have to rule your life. Once you learn about it, you can take more control.

5 Ways To Stop Anxiety Attacks

Anxiety. I’ve lived with it for over thirty years now, Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.9.17   |   SHARE
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