How to Cope with a Broken Friendship

Friendships play a major role in one’s life. They’re something that connect you to the world and help you experience new things. Multiple studies link friendships to one’s well-being and happiness. What sets them apart from romantic and family relationships is that a person can have several friends at once. Friendships can come from everywhere […] Read More

The Art of Minimalism

Less is more these days. Tiny houses, tiny cars, and standing desks are quite compact and popular. They go hand in hand with the minimalist lifestyle which is attracting attention lately, and manifests in people’s homes, lives, and beyond. Restaurants might serve their food on large white plates, creating a minimalist effect by contrasting the […] Read More

The Power of Positive Thinking in Addiction Recovery

People are quick to throw around phrases like, “stay positive” or “don’t let life get you down” but is there really life-changing power in positive thinking for those in recovery from addiction? Researchers tend to think so. But before we jump into all the goodness, let’s look at the opposite side of the spectrum and […] Read More

How to Ace Your Next Interview

Interviews can often be an intimidating process, especially if you’re out of practice. Below are a few tips to prepare for your next interview, and dust off your interviewing skills if it’s been a while. Do your homework It is immensely important to do your research on the position you are applying for. Look at […] Read More

Trauma and Its Effects on the Body and Mind

“Oh, I didn’t know you worked with war veterans!” This is the most common response when friends and family members ask where I work: a trauma treatment center. This seems to be a very common misconception. The word ‘trauma’ or ‘Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)’ may conjure up images of soldiers coming home from war and […] Read More

Personality Disorders: An Overview

A personality disorder is defined as a deeply ingrained and maladaptive pattern of behavior of a specified kind. Typically, they manifest by the time one reaches adolescence and can cause long-term difficulties in personal relationships or in functioning in society. Today we tend to use this term very flippantly in our everyday language, but this […] Read More

Looking for a Good Read?

More than any other part of our lives, the teenage and young adult years provide a vital window for self-discovery that affects how people perceive not only themselves, but others as well.  This is why an accurate portrayal of mental illness in media geared toward this group is of the utmost importance. Here are ten […] Read More

Mental Health Stigma on College Campuses

A typical college experience comes with plenty of challenges, such as tricky roommates, finding tasty food in the cafeteria, waking up for class, or finding a reliable study buddy. The challenges don’t end there – many situations are new ones for students and therefore difficult in their own right, but being far from home, depending […] Read More

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