Abby Keen

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8 foods to fight fatigue

<b>Learn how to get an energy boost from whole foods, rather than always reaching for the coffee pot.</b><p>Fatigue is one of the most common ailments plaguing …

Your Panic Attack Doesn't Care If You're Happy

A few weeks ago, my work was picked up by Huffington Post, and I was offered a really great job, on the same day. Yeah. It was pretty cool (read: awesome). I was surrounded by some of my very best friends when I got the news. I called my parents and cried lots of happy tears.<p>And then I had a giant …

Photographer Responds to Parents of LGBT Athlete Who Passed Away

No photographer ever really wants to think about someone in one of their projects passing away.<p>For the last 13 years, I have been photographing LGBT high school and college athletes who have "come out" to their teammates despite the high prevalence of LGBT-bias found in sports. These individuals …

There's A Genetic Link Between Creativity And Mental Illness

By: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe<p>Published: June 08, 2015 11:02am ET on LiveScience.<p>There may be an overlap between the genetic components of creativity and those of some psychiatric disorders, according to a new study.<p>In the study, researchers looked at genetic material from more than 86,000 people in …

24 Books That Are Straightforward About Mental Illness

Because sometimes it's hard to explain or understand on your own.

Confronting campaigns cast light on hidden victims of household violence

"I am 14 years old and I have been a victim of domestic violence. I didn't know that what happened in my home was different to any other family home, …

10 things I wish people understood about suicide - Vox

Like most secular people, and many religious ones, for most of my life I believed the dominant cultural idea about suicide: that it was everyone's private choice. That it was morally neutral. And that since we cannot presume to comprehend the pain that concludes in such an act, we should drop the …

Mental Health

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Dealing with Suicide & Depression in Teen Literature - The Hub

As someone whose family has been affected by both depression and suicide, I am always interested in how authors, especially those writing for teens, …

Mental Health

Study Begins into Violence Against People with Mental Health Issues

The non-profit Empowerment Council and Psychiatric Disabilities Anti-Violence Coalition based in Toronto, Canada have announced the launch of a study …

Mental Health

New Jersey May Train Teachers To Help Prevent Teen Suicides

The growing prevalence of online bullying, and a rise in New Jersey youth taking their own lives, has prompted calls by state lawmakers for teachers …

Lady Victoria Hervey provokes anger after comparing bruise from The Jump to ‘battered housewife’

Lady Victoria Hervey has sparked fury for comparing a bruise she received training for The Jump to the ‘battered housewife look’.<p>The socialite posed …

Reham Khan versus ex-husband: Who is the saint and the sinner?

<b>Over the past couple weeks, countless blogs and articles have been written about Imran Khan’s recent marriage to British journalist Reham Khan, where</b> …

Pakistan

Prosecutor in Serial Case Says Murder Was 'Run of the Mill' Domestic Violence

Even though <i>Serial</i>, the world’s most popular podcast, ended last year, lawyers, journalists and Redditors are still trying to determine whether Adnan …

Crime

Recanted testimonies hinder police’s mission to end domestic abuse

Edmonton police detectives who investigate domestic violence say they can do little in cases when victims retract their complaints.<p>The deaths during the last weekend of 2014 of eight people, six of whom were related by marriage to their killer, are putting a spotlight on Alberta's domestic violence …

Reham's ex-husband responds to domestic abuse allegations

<b>The honeymoon period for newly weds Imran and Reham hasn’t lasted too long. While the PTI chief dealt with protesting parents at Peshawar’s Army</b> …

Sociology

The Aftermath Of Domestic Abuse

By Alice Gayle,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1x9JWZp<p>Well, I finally did it. I finally got out of my abusive relationship. After the last time he …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …