Kim Jacobson

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Parents – talk to your kids about mental health. Even if it's awkward

Most parents do not talk to their children about mental health because ‘it isn’t an issue’. The one in 10 young people with a diagnosed condition says otherwise<p>When I was younger, I’d have to make an excuse to leave the room whenever sex scenes came on the television. I learned to sniff out at a …

Mental Health

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid of negative emotions is so easy, why is it that more than 21 …

Mindfulness

The Real Cause of Depression May Have Nothing at All to Do With Your Mind

Depression is epidemic in our society, and the mainstream solution is a trip to the psychiatrist and an indefinite prescription for pharmaceuticals. …

10 Strategies for Managing the Day After a Bad Night's Sleep

Most everybody has experienced at least a night or two of poor sleep. And many millions of us do so on a regular basis. A bad night's sleep can leave us feeling anxious about making it through the next day. Will we have the energy, the focus, and the emotional wherewithal to do so? Is it even …

Sleep

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How to be human: how do I tell my spouse I need a psychiatrist?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at</i> <b>askleah@theverge.com</b> <i>and</i></i> …

Mental Health

A new approach to treating women's mental health issues

<i>Compared to men, women are twice as likely to experience depression and four times as likely to experience anxiety, yet their mental health has not</i> …

Mental Health

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Marijuana News · High Times

Stay in the know with breaking marijuana news and insights on cannabis legalization, state laws, and political movements.

A photographer spent six years trying to get this shot

Well, it looks like one photographer has got the snap of his life.<p>But don’t for one second think it was a happy accident.<p>Alan McFadyen waited six …

Don't worry, be happy: your life might depend on it

Is worrying having an impact on Americans’ health? A closer look at available data shows that happiness and positivity can lengthen our lifespan<p>I am a bit of a nerd. That is why this column is about subtle and surprising patterns in the world, often teased out of big datasets. My subject is the …

Happiness

33 DIY Ways to Deck the Halls in Gold

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s no secret we’re stoked to get trimming the trees, decking the halls and lighting the lights. Get crafty this season with gold and generous amounts of glitter. From gilded frames to sequined letter garlands, here are 33 clever ways to incorporate gold into …

Decorations

5 Lies Ruining Your Mental Health

One in five Americans experience a mental health problem in any given year. Yet many people suffer with their symptoms in silence. The stigma that continues to surround mental health problems prevents individuals from getting the help they need.<p>It's a common problem I've seen in my therapy office. …

Mental Health

The Power of Gratitude in a Life of Recovery

Giving thanks shouldn't be reserved for one day a year. When practiced on an ongoing basis, gratitude can change our lives in ways we might never have imagined -- taking us from the darkest depths into a world in which anything is possible.<p>Having been in recovery for more than a decade, I can look …

Mental Health

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

Happiness

7 Small Changes that Can Increase Your Happiness Overnight

<b>“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>I used to be constantly depressed.<p>After dropping out of college, …

Images From the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

The 2016 Sony World Photography Awards are now taking entries, and the organizers have been kind enough to share some of their early entries with us, gathered below. Last year’s competition attracted over 173,000 entries from 171 countries. Entries will be accepted until January 5, 2016. All …

Awards

An Open Letter to My Depression: 4 Ways I Defeat You Every Day

Dear Depression,<p>I must say you have put up quite a fight. You insidiously infiltrated my life years ago completely unbeknownst to me. For years I blamed myself for the rage, despair and deep emptiness that consumed my life. But it was you all along, hiding cowardly in the shadows, vehemently …

A mysteriously buckling road in California is still rising — and geologists have no idea why

Some parts of the road are now completely cracked and unusable, while others have risen more than 4.5 meters (15 feet) above the ground, but no one's quite sure what caused such a dramatic shift.<p>When roads buckle like this, it's usually due to serious shifts in the earth below caused by earthquakes …

Earth Science

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Find Lasting Fulfillment in Your Relationship

We all have a basic desire to feel love and cultivate relationships of all kinds, but above all, we hunger for a committed romantic relationship.<p>Feeling deeply in love with another person is an immediate, heart-opening experience. I believe <i>Synchronicity</i> is timed so perfectly that two people who are …

Spirituality