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Broken Everywhere

Why Heartbreak Is So Painful

Why is heartbreak so painful? Melissa Hill, a neuroscience graduate from Brown University, tries to answer that question in an article called “Can Tylenol Help Heal a Broken Heart?” that...

A Look Inside My Head

There are too many things going on in my head, too many things going on at the same time. I can’t focus. How do I slow these racing thoughts down?...


Can You Wish The Pain Away?

For most of 2015, I wished I would disappear. I thought that maybe if I did, the pain would stop. I didn’t disappear. And the pain didn’t stop. It stayed...

Standing on the brink

Is There Relief After A Fall?

I often feel like I can barely stay standing. It’s like I’m on the brink of falling, collapsing. Maybe if I did, I’d feel a bit better, because I’d get...

Living and Life

This Thing Called Life

Sometimes I feel like I cannot do this living thing. How do you do this all the time? Day in day out? How do you keep going?

When You Don't Take Your Medication

When You Don’t Mind Your Medication

Specific drugs can be used to decrease the symptoms of depression. But if you don’t take them as prescribed, even after you are feeling better, your road to recovery will be longer. Even worse, you might be doing yourself more harm than good. And your stressors and triggers will be harder to manage.