Reshaping My Relationship With Myself

By Colleen Werner | Feb. 26, 2018   For over a decade, I’ve struggled with food and body image. At 8, I started worrying about how my body looked. At 10, I discovered Weight Watchers and my seemingly endless cycle of dieting started. Then, at 15, my eating disorder started. As a dancer,...

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What To Do If Your Workplace Is Anxiety-Inducing

By Laura Greenstein | Feb. 22, 2018   There are so many aspects a job that can cause anxiety: having tight deadlines, trying to harmonize a work/life balance, dealing with office gossip and politics, meeting your supervisor’s expectations… the list goes on. Thanks to all this, most people who work will experience some...

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Writing Tips That Can Reduce Symptoms

By Steven Swink, M.A. | Feb. 16, 2018   In 1985, psychologist James W. Pennebaker theorized that the effort it takes to hold back our thoughts and feelings serves as a stressor on our bodies. By confronting these thoughts and acknowledging our emotions, we can reduce the stress and negative impact on our...

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My Great Wake-Up Call

By Jordan Lally | Feb. 12, 2018 Five years ago, my father fell into a deep bout of depression. Twelve months later his depression culminated in suicide. I’m careful not to say he “committed” suicide, because it was clear to me, having spent his final year on this earth close by his side, that...

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Reviving Herbie The Love Bug To Rival Depression

Sometimes, Disney gets dark and emotional. There is a scene in the 1968 film, “The Love Bug” where Jim Douglas, played by Dean Jones, ditches Herbie the Love Bug and buys a brand-new Lamborghini. Heartbroken, Herbie smashes his front end against the Lamborghini repeatedly and then takes off through the...

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