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Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students

<i>Part One in an NPR Ed series on mental health in schools.</i><p>You might call it a silent epidemic.<p>Up to one in five kids living in the U.S. shows signs or symptoms of a mental health disorder in a given year.<p>So in a school classroom of 25 students, five of them may be struggling with the same issues …

Mental Health

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

The 7 Most Surprising Vacation Spots in the US

<b>O</b>vercrowded and cramped may not be the type of vacation you had in mind this summer. Instead, discovering an off-the-beaten-path locale for your next …

National Parks

How to Make a Walking or Hiking Stick

Making a walking stick is a fun and rewarding experience. When you create the stick from the beginning, you control the process and decide on the …

Stylish Solutions to 7 of Your Most Common Design Woes

What do you do when you're a design lover but your rental is less than inspired? Well, you get creative. We tallied up 7 common nuisances experienced …

Home Decorating

Powerful Cartoon Perfectly Illustrates What It's Like To Live With Borderline Personality Disorder

Mental health is slowly becoming part of national consciousness. But while depression and anxiety are taking centre stage, other lesser-known or …

Mental Health

BBC Behind the Story: Rise of the Baby Box

<b>Story:</b> Why babies all over the world are now sleeping in boxes <b><br>Publication:</b> BBC <b><br>Reporter/Editor:</b> Vanessa Barford/Stephen Mulvey<p>It’s a simple idea that dates back to the 1930s: new mothers are given a ‘baby starter kit.’ The box contains supplies and becomes a newborn’s first bed. When the BBC …

8 Surprising Reasons Young People May Suffer from Depression

A friend of mine approached me the other day in tears. The 9-year-old son of a close friend of hers tried to kill himself.<p>“He’s 9!!??!!” she said. …

The 24 best places to live in the South — the region that's becoming the best place to live in America

The best region in the country, going by the US Census Bureau's geographic divisions, might surprise some: the South. Twenty-four of the top 50 cities can be found in the South — more than the <i>combined</i> number of cities that made the list from the traditionally more desirable West and Northeast …

Real Estate

Does Your Choice Of Work Outfit Make You More Productive?

Mark Zuckerberg swears by wearing the same casual clothes to work every day because it allows him to focus on more important decisions, while wearing jeans all the time never did Steve Jobs any harm. Richard Branson refuses to wear a necktie, a symbol of formality, but it hasn’t stopped people from …

Clothing

The Town Built for a Movie (And Never Torn Down)

Hey, it's called Popeye Village for a reason.<p>Usually after a movie is done being filmed, the elaborate and expensive set is torn down or abandoned entirely like a Hollywood graveyard. But the leftovers from the 1980 live-version of <i>Popeye</i>, directed by Robert Altman and starring Robin Williams, is …

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The 10 Very Best Smells Of The Holidays. Did Your Favorite Make The Cut?

The scents of the holiday season take many of us back to cherished moments in our childhood. It’s no wonder that the delicious smells that accompany sugar cookies, hot chocolate and crackling fires are so beloved. But what are the favorites of the favorites? We partnered with Glad Products Company, …

National Geographic Travel

This travel photographer shows one of Italy's most beloved cities in a way you've never seen before

When he was asked by Pixartprinting to continue his series in Venice, Italy, he jumped at the opportunity. Having never visited the city before, Erras was curious to see if stunning floors were as easy to find there as they were in Paris.<p>Erras had no trouble finding a wide array of spectacularly …

Italy

15 Things Therapists Actually Want You To Know

Don't worry, they won't Google you or say hi to you at the bar.<p><i>Therapy can be mysterious and intimidating, especially if you don't know what to expect. So BuzzFeed Health spoke with three psychologists who all have extensive experience with psychotherapy: Stephanie Smith, Ph.D., clinical</i> …

35 Reasons People Take Medication For Their Mental Health

Mostly? Because it makes them feel better.<p>(Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis, treatment, or professional medical advice.)<p>I've battled generalized anxiety disorder …

This Study Adds a Surprising Twist to the 20s vs 30s Debate

“Would you say that you are very happy, pretty happy, or not too happy?” That’s the question researchers asked 1.3 million Americans to figure out if, in the face of cultural, economic and societal fluctuations, people are happier today than they used to be. In a surprising response that goes …

Social Sciences

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p><b>How to talk to… children and teenagers, by family therapist Karen Holford</b><p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they …

Time I

20 Wanderlust Baby Names for Your Future Traveler

Few things are more fun than brainstorming creative baby names, but travel certainly ranks right up there with the joy of playing with syllables. We’re combining the two and poring over pretty monikers that make us think of wonderful places and can be used to name cherubic little children. If …

David Beckham

Embrace your bad moods and they may not take such a toll on you

"Being upset is a warmer, close-up feeling, not a chilly distant feeling like laughing at people" from Margaret Atwood's <i>The Heart Goes Last</i>Generally …

Psychology

Dallas' landmark Casa Linda shopping center in new hands with sale of Houston owner to South Carolina firm

Northeast Dallas’ landmark Casa Linda shopping center has sold to a South Carolina-based real estate investors, as part of a nationwide property …

Real Estate

These Are the Healthiest Places to Work in America

When it comes to your well-being, health is more than just seeing your regular doctor when you think you’re coming down with something. Most of us spend 40 hours or more per week working, and as we’ve learned, sometimes those hours come with a few health hazards. Healthiest Employers is an …

University of Michigan

Breaking Up Isn’t Hard To Do: 3 Tips When Switching Carriers

Which came first, the phone or the carrier? Sometimes we forget how tied together the two can be, especially when you want to acquire the latest …

SanDisk

Update: You Can Now Rent Julia Child's French Country Getaway

This Airbnb listing is one for the books.<p><b>Update 04/05/16:</b><p>You can now master the art of French cooking in Julia Child's kitchen.<p>According to Condé Nast Traveler, superfans will be able to book a stay in Child's former three-bedroom cottage in Provence through Airbnb as early as June.<p>In February, …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Pots

<b>Ingredients</b><p>6 ramekins, approximately 8 centimeter diameter x 4 1/2 centimeter deep<br>• 1 cup plain flour<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1 stick soft unsalted butter<br>• 1/3 cup, plus 1 tablespoon soft light brown sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract<br>• 1 extra-large egg<br>• 3/4 cup dark …

Dessert

First Impressions: The Science of Meeting People

A strong handshake and assertive greeting may not be the best way to make a good first impression. New research suggests that people respond more …

9 Sneaky Causes Of Depression

For some people, sub-zero temperatures aren’t the only difficult side effect of winter. Approximately 10 million Americans also experience seasonal affective disorder, a depression-related mental health condition that waxes and wanes depending on the time of year.<p>In most instances, the disorder …

The Brain