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Using Mindfulness to Help with Anxiety

The most common mental health problems in the United States are anxiety disorders, experienced by 18% of the adult population. Many who do not meet …

Mindfulness

Frequent cell phone use linked to anxiety, lower grade, reduced happiness in students

Results of the analysis showed that cell phone use by college students was negatively related to GPA and positively related to anxiety. Following …

Youth suicide risk doesn’t differ between antidepressants - Futurity

Despite warning labels, there is no evidence that the risk of youth suicide differs when comparing two antidepressant drugs, researchers say.

3 Steps To Take When Trying To Find Your Passion — YFS Magazine

Think back to your childhood.<p>When we were kids we did what we loved to do. Time and money weren’t issues, and we spent our time as we wanted. Think …

Childhood

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The Better Self

In the search for self-improvement this article will address the need to establish and maintain boundaries in order to break unsuccessful patterns. …

The Impact of a Teacher

It has been hard watching the news and hearing about strike action and funding cuts to education in so many provinces around Canada. Being a part of …

Teaching

Secret Teacher: Sats stress is crushing children's love of learning

It’s funny really, we’ve all been there. We all remember sitting on the carpet with our legs crossed, listening wide-eyed to our teachers reading a book to us in class. That’s what many of us recall about primary school – how fun it was and how free we were to explore our ideas.<p>In many ways, that’s …

Teaching

10 Things People Do Every Day Which Make Them Unproductive

Everyone wants to get more done! Trying to aim for the stars could mean that you start paying attention to needless distractions that may just be …

Time Management

Online Education: Silver Bullet or Runaway Train?

Mark Barnes is the Founder of Times 10 Publications, which produces the popular Hack Learning Series -- books and other series that provide right-now …

5 Genetically-linked Mental Disorders

It turns out that bipolar disorder has a genetic link to at least four other mental illnesses: autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder …

What It's Like to Have a Suicidal Best Friend

I am frustrated that her medications don't work, the doctors can't seem to help her, and neither can I.<p>I don't remember many details about the first time my best friend told me she wanted to kill herself. She told me as we were sitting in my car, parked in her driveway, staring out my windshield at …

Mental Health

What I want you to know about having anxiety disorder

<i>What I Want You to Know is a series of reader submissions. It is an attempt to allow people to tell their personal stories, in the hopes of bringing</i> …

My battle with depression and the two things it taught me

It’s often said that depression isn’t about feeling sad. It’s part of it, of course, but to compare the life-sapping melancholy of depression to normal sadness is like comparing a paper cut to an amputation. Sadness is a healthy part of every life. Depression progressively eats away your whole …

Mental Health

How journalism schools are adjusting to the digital age

<i>When the digital revolution swept across the media industry, the nation’s journalism schools rushed to keep pace. But did they go too far?</i><p>By Danny …