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5 Things Suicide Loss Survivors Should Know — from Someone Who’s Attempted by Sam Dylan Finch on March 8, 2019

5 Things Suicide Loss Survivors Should Know — from Someone Who’s Attempted by Sam Dylan Finch on March 8, 2019 How we see the world shapes who we choose to be — and sharing compelling experiences can frame the way we treat each other, for the better. This is a powerful perspective. It was a… Read More 5 Things Suicide Loss Survivors Should Know — from Someone Who’s Attempted by Sam Dylan Finch on March 8, 2019

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Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance

Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance The Stresses of Caregiving Caring for an individual with Alzheimerʼs disease or a related dementia can be challenging and, at times, overwhelming. Frustration is a normal and valid emotional response to many of the difficulties of being a caregiver. While some irritation may be part of… Read More Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance

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Do You Keep Your Word in Your Marriage? By Sheri Stritof (Updated September 11, 2019)

Do You Keep Your Word in Your Marriage? By Sheri Stritof Updated September 11, 2019   Interdependency, or being able to depend on each other, is part of what makes a marriage special and successful. Dependability is one of the top qualities people look for in a spouse, and it should be. If one or both… Read More Do You Keep Your Word in Your Marriage? By Sheri Stritof (Updated September 11, 2019)

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Shamanism: Definition, History, and Beliefs by Patti Wigington (Updated June 25, 2019)

Shamanism: Definition, History, and Beliefs by Patti Wigington (Updated June 25, 2019)   The practice of shamanism is found around the world in a variety of different cultures, and involves spirituality that often exists within an altered state of consciousness. A shaman typically holds a respected position in his or her community, and performs vitally… Read More Shamanism: Definition, History, and Beliefs by Patti Wigington (Updated June 25, 2019)

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Resilience Guide for Parents & Teachers from the American Psychological Association

  Resilience Guide for Parents & Teachers from the American Psychological Association We tend to idealize childhood as a carefree time, but youth alone offers no shield against the emotional hurts and traumas many children face. Children can be asked to deal with problems ranging from adapting to a new classroom to bullying by classmates… Read More Resilience Guide for Parents & Teachers from the American Psychological Association

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5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF WHEN YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU WANT TO DO WITH THE REST OF YOUR LIFE by MARY GRACE GARIS, JULY 27, 2019

5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF WHEN YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU WANT TO DO WITH THE REST OF YOUR LIFE GOOD ADVICE  MARY GRACE GARIS, JULY 27, 2019 This super-fun existential question of what to do when you don’t know what to do with your life is something that many of us of experience… Read More 5 QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF WHEN YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT YOU WANT TO DO WITH THE REST OF YOUR LIFE by MARY GRACE GARIS, JULY 27, 2019

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How To Take Care Of Yourself When Your Parent Is Dying by Nicole Pajer

How To Take Care Of Yourself When Your Parent Is Dying These methods will help you practice self-care while being a caregiver for a parent with a terminal diagnosis. By Nicole Pajer 07/29/2019 05:45am EDT Losing a parent feels insurmountable at any age. Our series helps you face it ― from the practical logistics to the… Read More How To Take Care Of Yourself When Your Parent Is Dying by Nicole Pajer

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A love letter to children who had to cut ties with their mothers by: Melinda Lee Holm

A love letter to children who had to cut ties with their mothers May 08, 2019 1:18 pm Melinda Lee Holm This essay discusses child abuse and suicidal behavior. Please read with caution if these subjects trigger you. You are among friends here. I will never ask you why you did it. I won’t strain… Read More A love letter to children who had to cut ties with their mothers by: Melinda Lee Holm

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Experts explain how to talk about suicide with kids by age By Meghan Holohan

Experts explain how to talk about suicide with kids by age Talking about suicide can be difficult for parents. Mental health and parenting experts explain how to address the subject to kids of every age. June 8, 2018, 4:56 PM EDT / Updated March 25, 2019, 4:12 PM EDT / Source: TODAY By Meghan Holohan This story discusses suicide. If you or… Read More Experts explain how to talk about suicide with kids by age By Meghan Holohan

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How Inuit Parents Teach Kids To Control Their Anger by Doucleff and Greenhalgh

THE OTHER SIDE OF ANGER How Inuit Parents Teach Kids To Control Their Anger March 13, 20199:01 AM ET MICHAELEEN DOUCLEFF JANE GREENHALGH Back in the 1960s, a Harvard graduate student made a landmark discovery about the nature of human anger. At age 34, Jean Briggs traveled above the Arctic Circle and lived out on… Read More How Inuit Parents Teach Kids To Control Their Anger by Doucleff and Greenhalgh