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Former foster child finally able to shed light on past filled with abuse, drugs and depression

Print<p>EDMONTON - The old 1982 TV images have faded in colour, almost to sepia tones. But the video opens on images of two well-groomed little …

Sociology

20 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Depression

Health

Grief Work is a Necessary Part of Recovery from Abuse

It seems that everywhere I go this week I’m bumping up against grief. Clients are struggling with seeing other families happily celebrating Easter …

The Mental Health Benefits Of Probiotics: ‘Good Bacteria’ May Improve Mood, Fight Depression

Lately, probiotics have become pretty well-known in media health reports as crucial bacteria and yeasts that thrive in, and benefit, your digestive …

Massage Decreases Depression and Anxiety in Breast-Cancer Patients

Breast-cancer patients who received two 30-minute sessions of massage therapy per week for five weeks showed significant reductions in depression and …

Psychotherapy Facts

What exactly is therapy?<p>Therapy is actually a generic term applied to the application of any technique used to improve a person’s physical or mental …

New Study Links Facebook To Depression: But Now We Actually Understand Why.

The irony of Facebook is by now known to most. The “social” network has been linked to a surprising number of undesirable mental health consequences: Depression, low self-esteem, and bitter jealousy among them. Now, a new study in the <i>Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology</i> finds that not only do …

Social Media

Seattle NAACP Supports Opt Out!

The local chapter of the NAACP in Seattle voted to encourage parents to opt out of state testing.<p><i>On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 Gerald Hankerson, the</i> …

Education

Cruz's first Mariners homer a game-changer

OAKLAND -- When the Mariners acquired Nelson Cruz last winter, they had one thing in mind. A big, right-handed power hitter to stick in the middle of …

Phoenix Jones was the leader of the Rain City Superhero Movement, a Seattle, Washington based citizen patrol group that described itself as a crime prevention brigade. Witnesses have reported that the...

<b>Phoenix Jones</b> was the leader of the Rain City Superhero Movement, a Seattle, Washington based citizen patrol group that described itself as a crime …

Crime

Seattle police: Man steals cop car downtown, arrested minutes later

SEATTLE - A 36-year old man is in custody and facing several charges after he stole an officer's patrol car Saturday and took it on a six-block joy …

Crime

Russell Wilson: 'I would honestly play two sports'

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson discussed his interest in continuing a semblance of a baseball career with HBO's <i>Real Sports with Bryant</i> …

NFL

Enjoy these few Seattle Seahawks while you can

Every year, one Seattle Seahawk player on a contract year (entering the last year of his contract) ends up having a career year, raising up his price …

Man who wed teacher after Seattle sex scandal speaks in interview

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A man who was 12 when he had sex with his Seattle-area teacher, impregnated her and later wedded the woman after she served …

California officers suspended over beating of man on horseback | DW | 11.04.2015

A California sheriff suspended ten officers after news video showed them violently arresting a man on Thursday in desert scrub near the town of Apple …

Horseback

Here's How Often to Have Sex for Optimal Health and Happiness

Not only that, it boosts creativity.<p>If you want to be supremely healthy, fantastically happy, and outrageously creative, you should be bumping uglies on the regular. <i>Elite Daily</i> compiled studies demonstrating that the optimal amount of sex for health, happiness, and creativity is once a day.<p>From a …

Blinkist: Big ideas in small packages

Big ideas in<br>small packages<p>Get access to key insights from 2,500+ bestselling nonfiction books, transformed into powerful packs you can read or listen …

Non-fiction

6 things science tells us about travel and creativity

ERNEST HEMINGWAY WAS A LIFELONG TRAVELER. He famously loved hunting, boozing and bullfights in Spain, France, and Africa, and he spent much of his …

From poet to professor: Writer Owen Sheers to take up the role of Professor of Creativity at Swansea University

Award-winning poet Owen Sheers is to join Swansea University as Professor in Creativity from next month.<p>Based in the university’s Research Institute …

For Writers: Freedom from Fear

<i>by Jennifer Slattery</i> @Jenslattery<p>When I first sensed God’s call to write, I tried to ignore Him. The very idea seemed completely irrational. Spend my …

Living Our Lives Through Poetry

Rainer Maria Rilke said: “To write poetry is to be alive.” That’s because poetry asks us to pay attention. It asks us to absorb tiny details with …

Bipolar Disorder, Creativity, and Surviving Mental Illness Through Humor

“Bipolar disorder isn't a death sentence, but it is a life sentence. How I do the time has changed.” ~Lance Burson, <i>Surviving Mental Illness Through</i> …

Mental Health

How You're Sabotaging Your Creativity Every Day

We often talk about the simple things you can do to boost creativity and create more of those magical eureka moments, but many of us tend to sabotage …

How to Understand and Resolve your Depression (2 of 2)

Dealing with and resolving Depression.<p>In the first part of this article, we focused on the first steps to understanding and resolving your …

Creativity Killers: 10 Habits to Kick

Here’s what most of us know about creativity: We know that you aren’t born with it, and that it can be learned; we know that people can be at their …

Creativity

Being wrong is right for creativity

Creativity

Energy Efficient Homes Result From Prefabrication

British construction company Volula says prefabrication is the key to energy efficient homes with low carbon footprintThe post Energy Efficient Homes …

Green Living

This Super Picky Crane Fell In Love With Her Human Zookeeper

Getting endangered animals to breed in captivity can be crucial to a species' survival, but what happens when an animal just isn't into its own …