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Get Out the Microscope: The Flaw with the Big Picture

I’ve always been a ‘big picture’ kind of gal. This characteristic has served me well throughout my life, manifesting itself in my relentless drive to attain what I want. But that isn’t always the case. I remember a time when … r

Stressed or Depressed? Know the Difference

Stressed or Depressed? Know the Difference Often in our daily lives, we use the terms stress and depression interchangeably as if they mean the same thing. Although they have similar symptoms, can be dealt with in almost the same manner … r

5 Ways to Identify Toxic Friendship

When we talk about emotional abuse, most times we associate it with romantic relationships. We take advice on ways to identity if you are in an emotionally abusive relationship and what to do about it. What we forget is that, … r

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How to Conquer the Fear of New Beginnings

Although many say that new beginnings are good for you, what they avoid to point out sometimes is how scary they can be. The fear of what comes next, that unpredictability of a situation, is not easy to accept. Often … r

7 Things a Person with a Mental Illness Doesn’t Want to Hear

In the United States alone, nearly one out of every five people is suffering with one or more mental illnesses. That means that when a person passes you by on the street, they have a better chance of having a … r

Erin’s Things: October 8

This week for Erin’s things, I’m talking about a couple of interesting ingestibles, Marijuana for your health and the comeback of one of my favorite sneakers – just a couple of things that made my week a little more interesting! … r