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Signs That Your Child Needs a ‘Mental Health Day’ (and How to Give Them One)

Students were already going through a mental health crisis before the coronavirus turned their world upside down. But when the pandemic forced everyone to isolate themselves, it only exacerbated the problem.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What to Do When Your New Job Sucks (Other Than Quit)

Changing jobs comes with a lot of hope, but also a lot of risk. No matter how many questions you asked before accepting your job offer, there are always unexpected aspects, not to mention an uncomfortable learning curve. Although many of these may be relatively benign, some of them may be far more frustrating than […]

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How to Change Your Mindset to Get Better at Anything, With Eduardo Briceño

This week, we’re learning to shift our mindset with help from Eduardo Briceño—keynote speaker and expert on growth mindset theory. Listen to hear Eduardo talk about how embracing a growth mindset can help you improve in whatever you do, what questions to ask yourself when you catch yourself slipping into a fixed…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Change Your Mindset to Get Better at Anything, With Eduardo Briceño

This week, we’re learning to shift our mindset with help from Eduardo Briceño—keynote speaker and expert on growth mindset theory. Listen to hear Eduardo talk about how embracing a growth mindset can help you improve in whatever you do, what questions to ask yourself when you catch yourself slipping into a fixed…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How to Clean Your House When You’re Depressed

Depression is one of those illnesses that makes it almost impossible just to get out of bed, let alone do all of the necessary tasks your life requires, like getting dressed, feeding yourself, and cleaning your house. Unfortunately, the tendency to neglect your physical needs can often make you feel even worse,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Are You Living With Undiagnosed Adult ADHD?

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it looks like to live with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The phrase might bring to mind an image of a little boy who can’t sit still, and the prevalent idea is that children eventually outgrow their ADHD symptoms. But in reality, ADHD is a complex disorder, one…Read […]

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Are You Living With Undiagnosed Adult ADHD?

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it looks like to live with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The phrase might bring to mind an image of a little boy who can’t sit still, and the prevalent idea is that children eventually outgrow their ADHD symptoms. But in reality, ADHD is a complex disorder, one…Read […]

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Are You Living With Undiagnosed Adult ADHD?

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it looks like to live with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The phrase might bring to mind an image of a little boy who can’t sit still, and the prevalent idea is that children eventually outgrow their ADHD symptoms. But in reality, ADHD is a complex disorder, one…Read […]

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How to Spot ‘Breadcrumbing’ in Your Relationships, and What to Do About It

When you’re getting to know someone romantically, you should be able to expect them to be honest about their feelings for you—otherwise, why bother? But sometimes, you’ll meet someone who seems interested in you, but unwilling to actually commit to anything approaching a real relationship. If this sounds familiar,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Spot ‘Breadcrumbing’ in Your Relationships, and What to Do About It

When you’re getting to know someone romantically, you should be able to expect them to be honest about their feelings for you—otherwise, why bother? But sometimes, you’ll meet someone who seems interested in you, but unwilling to actually commit to anything approaching a real relationship. If this sounds familiar,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What to Do After Having a Sex Dream About Someone You Know (Aside From That)

When you wake up from a nightmare you might be a little panicked, but when you wake up from a dirty dream about someone you know in real life, you might be a lot panicked. The prospect of going to work, school, or a social function and seeing them—knowing how “they” are in bed—can feel […]

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What to Do After Having a Sex Dream About Someone You Know (Aside From That)

When you wake up from a nightmare you might be a little panicked, but when you wake up from a dirty dream about someone you know in real life, you might be a lot panicked. The prospect of going to work, school, or a social function and seeing them—knowing how “they” are in bed—can feel […]

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How to Tell If You’re Dating a Vulnerable Narcissist (and What to Do About It)

There are three different personalities that encompass the broader traits of those with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). While you might expect someone with a disarming smile and an infectious energy to be the type of narcissist who crosses your path, it’s possible for someone with NPD to seem more like a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Recognize Signs of ADHD in Girls

Attention hyperactivity disorder, more commonly known as ADHD, is a disorder for which a lack of treatment can have a number of lifelong impacts. Usually, when people think of ADHD, they think of a little boy who can’t sit still. However, ADHD symptoms often look very different in girls, which means many will go years—… […]

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How to Tell Whether You’re Stressed or Depressed

Stress and depression can look and feel very similar to each other. Some of the common symptoms for both include issues with sleeping, eating, concentration, and mood, as well as difficulties performing daily tasks. Physically, there’s a lot of overlap between stress and depression, as both affect the immune system,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Lower Your Teenager’s Risk of Suicide

Suicide rates among America’s youth have been on the rise since 2007—and the pandemic has only made things worse. No parent wants to believe their child might be at risk for suicidal ideation or attempts, but it’s a risk we all need to aware of and vigilantly watch for. If you suspect your child may […]

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How to Lower Your Teenager’s Risk of Suicide

Suicide rates among America’s youth have been on the rise since 2007—and the pandemic has only made things worse. No parent wants to believe their child might be at risk for suicidal ideation or attempts, but it’s a risk we all need to aware of and vigilantly watch for. If you suspect your child may […]

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How to Lower Your Teenager’s Risk of Suicide

Suicide rates among America’s youth have been on the rise since 2007—and the pandemic has only made things worse. No parent wants to believe their child might be at risk for suicidal ideation or attempts, but it’s a risk we all need to aware of and vigilantly watch for. If you suspect your child may […]

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How to Help Your Teenager Warm Up to Therapy

At some point, you may notice a few signs that suggest your teen needs help. Maybe their grades are starting to slip, they’re going through a rocky break-up with their first love, or they’ve become withdrawn for a significant amount of time. You think it might be helpful for them to speak to a therapist, […]

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How to Help Your Teenager Warm Up to Therapy

At some point, you may notice a few signs that suggest your teen needs help. Maybe their grades are starting to slip, they’re going through a rocky break-up with their first love, or they’ve become withdrawn for a significant amount of time. You think it might be helpful for them to speak to a therapist, […]

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