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Students of Acid Attack Forgive Their Assailant: “Mental illness is not a choice”

These girls may have been the victim of a crime, but they are insisting on showing kindness to their attacker, rather than bitterness. Four Boston College students who have been studying abroad in France and Denmark were attacked by a 41-year-old woman with a mental illness this weekend when they

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How to Raise Your Kids to Have Self-Esteem – 8 Tips and Tricks

It is vitally important that parents instill a positive sense of self in their children. If the youngsters develop appropriate self-esteem, they will have the capacity to grow into well-adjusted adults. These positive feelings of self-confidence and self-acceptance enable them to undertake new challenges—and fail and try again. Any successes

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Rapper’s Performance on Suicide Awareness Inspires 50% Spike in Hotline Calls

While some musicians might produce stage performances that are all about the glamor and glitter, hip hop artist Logic used his time at the 2017 Video Music Awards to make a very important statement. The musician performed a heart-wrenching rendition of his single “1-800-273-8255”: a song that Logic wrote when

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Google is Now Offering You Help For Depression

Google is taking advantage of its position as a top web browser to offer help to depressed users. The tech titan has just released a new feature that offers a questionnaire to American users who Google the phrase “clinical depression”. Under the initial definition of the condition, a link that reads

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Trouble Sleeping? The ‘Dullest Movie Ever Made’ was Filmed to be a Perfect Cure For Insomnia

This 8-hour film gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, “counting sheep”. Baa Baa Land, created by the producers of the hit meditation app Calm, will surely to go down as “the dullest movie ever made” because the main goal was to help people fall asleep. The movie is composed

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How to Stop the Runaway Train of Anxiety in 4 Steps

Anxiety can feel like a runaway train – and when it’s coming, we often tell ourselves a story; we over identify with what’s happening; and unfortunately, this only serves to intensify the speed of the train, rather than slow it down. There is so much research about how meditation helps

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Umpire Stops Woman From Committing Suicide Then Works in Stadium With View of Bridge

36-year-old John Tumpane has been been a baseball umpire for more than half of his life – but this week’s game in particular was one that he would never forget. Tumpane was walking back across the Roberto Clemente Bridge on the Allegheny River towards his hotel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was

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