Tag: depression

This Video Blew My Mind! Meet Julia Kristina

Julia Kristina’s Video Has BLOWN MY MIND! I love that I can learn something new every day if I just open myself up to different viewpoints and advice. Julia Kristina is a Therapist, Researcher, and online course creator with a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology. To be honest, this played a huge role in why I decided to continue watching this video. I enjoy hearing different ideas on what has […]

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Logic Discusses the Lyrics of “1-800-273-8255” (Video)

Logic – An Inspirational Rapper Logic definitely has a way with words. I get inspired just listening to him speak. In this video, he discusses the lyrics and meaning of “1-800-273-8255.” He shares the difficulties he had in writing the song and being so open on his new album. Many people have a hard time sharing their feelings or putting them into words. Logic hopes that if someone relates to […]

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“1-800-273-8255” by Logic featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid (Audio)

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Inspirational Lyrics It’s inspiring to see artists being so open and honest in their lyrics. Artists have the platform to reach many people who need encouragement. They can give people hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel, and they can let them know they aren’t alone. “1-800-273-8255” is such a beautiful and powerful song. It shows a glimpse into the transition from being in a very […]

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Thinking Through a Negative Mindset

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Just telling yourself to think happy thoughts doesn’t always work. Sometimes you’re in one of those negative moods where the smallest comment could send you into a downward spiral that you can’t control. And if you’re around people who don’t quite understand these mood swings, it can only get worse. Experience with Negative Feelings This happened to me not long ago. Let me be the first to tell you that […]

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Stop Blaming 13 Reasons Why (Videos) (Includes Spoilers)

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Arguments and Concerns There are still many strong emotions and opinions regarding the Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why. A huge majority of us have experience with mental illness whether it’s with someone we know or ourselves. It’s a very touchy subject. Mental health, depression, and suicide are touchy subjects. As someone who has experience with depression, I see the value in the show. You can read my full review here, where […]

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“Chapter One” by Lifehouse (Audio)

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I had forgotten how powerful Lifehouse’s lyrics can be. I remember being moved by this band in high school. They seemed to have a different way of singing about things than what I was used to hearing. Their lyrics are intriguing because they are just vague enough to be open to interpretation. One person may hear a different message than the next. It can be cool to find out what […]

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“Save Myself” by Ed Sheeran (Audio)

We often jump at the opportunity to help others before working on ourselves. It’s difficult to face our own problems. Plus, it feels good to know that we have acted selflessly by helping someone else. But if we give too much of ourselves, we’ll be left with nothing. And we cannot expect others to take care of us just because we try to take care of them. There are many […]

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“You Don’t Know” by Katelyn Tarver (Video)

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To anyone who’s felt like no one can understand how hard of a time you’re going through, LISTEN TO THIS SONG. Sometimes we just don’t have the emotional energy to fight on, think positively, or put a fake smile on our face. And while it’s great to be encouraged, it’s difficult to hear and take advice from people who don’t truly understand how we’re feeling. We can’t always just decide […]

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