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My Story: Setbacks Do Not Mean Failure – L’s Story

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Addiction, Building Resilience, Depression, Grief, My Story, Stress, Substance Abuse, The Wire | 0 comments

From our archives: When I was 19, I completed my first stint in rehab. I never really wanted to get into ‘the hard stuff’, so I got my highs through alcohol. It was never really a high I was after, though; I simply wanted to escape into another world, to forget about a loss that is still too hard to talk about.

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Online Bullying and Cyberbullying by Dr. Rosalind S. Dorlen

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Abuse, Bullying, Parenting, The Wire | 0 comments

From our archives: More than one in five children in the U.S. has been bullied and nearly 40 percent report having been assaulted by other youths, according to 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Justice. The Centers for Disease Control considers bullying to be a major public health problem.

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My Story: Fear, A World-Class Attention Grabber by Paul Dooley

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Anxiety, Bipolar Mood Swings, Borderline Personality, Building Resilience, Depression, Grief, My Story, Paranoia, Phobias, Stress, The Wire | 0 comments

From our archives: Guest blogger, Paul Dooley, talks about his experience with anxiety. “Fear is without a doubt a world-class attention grabber. And in 1999 it had me glued to myself. After experiencing my first panic attack, I spent several months possessed by worry.”

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Is Empathy Beneficial?

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Culture & Society, The Wire | 0 comments

Paul Bloom, PhD, argues that empathy makes the world worse. In a video released by The Atlantic, he addresses why he views empathy to be a fault. In response to the release of this video, Rachel Elizabeth Maley and Joe Evans argue that empathy is not the cause of the world’s problems.

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