Teenager’s Guide to Depression

Tips and Tools for Helping Yourself or a Friend

The teenage years can be tough, and it’s perfectly normal to feel sad or irritable every now and then. But if these feelings don’t go away or become so intense that you can’t handle them, you may be suffering from depression. The good news is that you don’t have to feel this way. Help is available and you have more power than you think. There are many things you can do to help yourself or a friend start feeling better.

At Help Guide.org


Feeling Loved: The Science of Nurturing Meaningful Connections and Building Lasting Happiness

Feeling Loved: The Science of Nurturing Meaningful Connections and Building Lasting Happiness, by Jeanne Segal, PhD. (2015)

Do your connections with friends, family, or romantic partners leave you feeling empty? Feeling Loved reframes the way we think, feel, and act, and provides a blueprint for attracting nurturing and fulfilling love. The book explores what we unwittingly do that hijacks our ability to feel loved and goes on to offer powerful researched-based tools to transform your relationships and emotional health.

In Feeling Loved, you will learn how to:

Identify the challenges that keep you from experiencing love and making others feel loved

Use proven techniques to quickly reduce stress and regulate out-of-control emotions

Transform your relationships with everyone in your life

Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., is a psychologist, author, and co-founder of the groundbreaking mental health website, Helpguide.org. For 40 years, she has been an innovator in the fields of emotional intelligence, holistic health, attachment, stress reduction, and relationships. In addition toFeeling Loved, she has written five other books, which have been published in 13 languages.

Segal makes new inroads into the science of relationships and explores the transformative power of nonverbal, face-to-face exchanges. Filled with inspirational, real-life stories, Feeling Loved provides a roadmap for getting the love and happiness we need.

The Childhood Experiences That Can Cut 20 Years Off Your Life


December 16, 2015

By Bill Frist, Contributor, covers global and domestic health care and health care reform

At Forbes.com


7 Signs You Grew Up With A Toxic Parent & Didn’t Know It

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By JR THORPE at bustle.com



Sex Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Better Day

Life can be a little overwhelming at times. Fortunately, science has your back!

By Parker Molloy at Upworthy.com


We all experience stress, and it can actually be a good thing. But too much can take a pretty big toll.  A recent video from TED-Ed explains what happens to your body when its exposed to too much stress for too long. Dr. Sharon Horesh Bergquist lays out the ins and outs of chronic stress. Long story made short: Too much stress can have potentially deadly effects on the body.

The Lifelong Cost of Burying Our Traumatic Experiences

The lifelong cost of burying our traumatic experiences

Past trauma can mean not feeling fully alive in the present (Image: Stanley Greene/Noor/eyevine)

The Lifelong Cost of Burying Our Traumatic Experiences

By Shaoni Bhattacharya, consultant for New Scientist

Magazine issue 2994 published November 8, 2014

In New Scientist Magazine


Two Most Dangerous Words in Your Vocabulary

Dr. Brené Brown: The Two Most Dangerous Words in Your Vocabulary | Super Soul Sunday | OWN

Published on Mar 17, 2013

Dr. Brené Brown started her research on vulnerability, worthiness and shame six months before September 11, 2001, and says our culture has been marked by deep fear since then. That fear, she says, has now shifted from external events to the fear that we as individuals are simply not enough. Watch to find out why, Dr. Brown says, those two words lead us to shut down emotionally and spiritually.

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A compassionate documentary on Borderline Personality Disorder

Border _ : A compassionate documentary on Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) FULL MOVIE

Debbie Corso


Published on Aug 23, 2013

Re-Uploaded: Border _ : A compassionate documentary on Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) This is the FINAL cut from the editor.

Produced and Directed by Tami Sattler (FULL MOVIE!)

For details about each of the cast members, visit: http://www.my-borderline-personality-…

For details on the director, visit: www.tamrasattler.net

Debbie is the author/blogger from the San Francisco area in the film. To download and start reading Debbie Corso’s books on overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder and how DBT changed her life, visit:

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/vi… and http://www.healingfrombpd.org

She now co-facilitates online DBT classes to help others overcome, at: http://www.dbtpath.net

(View Count on original video upload at the Healing From BPD website before this re-upload: 2,479 as of 8/23/2013 at 14:07 Pacific Time.)