The Black Dog – Depression

This is a video that I’ve watched several times, both on my own and for my Master’s program. It’s one man’s experience with depression, where he likens his struggle to that of a black dog who follows him around, acting like a shadow that hovers over everything he does. Click here to watch the video. […]

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FREE 30-Day Gratitude Journal

Studies have shown that people who practice gratitude can end up feeling more optimistic, more positive about their lives, and just happier in general.

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Wednesday Musings

I don’t have a deep or insightful article for you today. Just some thoughts on how challenging this degree is for me these days, now that I’m in my internship. I did the math today and discovered that I’m way further behind on my hours than I thought I was. Like, I’m 1/6th of the […]

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Resilience – A Personal Perspective

If you search “resilience” on Google, these are some of the things you’ll find: A dictionary definition of the word, stating that resilience is ” the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness,” or ” the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity.” A Psychology Today resource that links to […]

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5 Ways a Weekly Planner Helps Your Mental Health

Writing in a daily or weekly planner helps you get a bird’s eye view of your day, which helps reduce stress by improving your time management skills. How this works is simple: If you know you’ve got an assignment due on Friday, then you can consciously schedule your time and spread out that work throughout […]

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