How To Talk To Your Children About Mental Health


By Diamond Grant Mental health is a sensitive topic, just one of the many sensitive topics that we must discuss with our kids, and while it can be difficult to decide when to talk to our children about mental health, for some of us it will come much earlier than we ever could have anticipated. … Continue reading How To Talk To Your Children About Mental Health

The Problem With Saying “Happiness Is A Choice”


By Kimberly Zapata Lately, my Facebook feed has been full of inspirational quotes; quotes like “stars can’t shine without darkness” and “falling down is an accident. Staying down is a choice.” Most of it is uplifting; most of it I can get on board with. But a dear friend posted an “inspirational” quote on their wall … Continue reading The Problem With Saying “Happiness Is A Choice”

4 Myths About Suicide That Survivors Want You To Understand


By Kimberly Zapata The first time I tried to kill myself I was 17 years old. I wrote a note and made a plan. I bought a bottle of pills (and a bottle of Coke) and I began executing said plan. But after swallowing several dozen capsules, things got fuzzy. The next 36 hours were a blur … Continue reading 4 Myths About Suicide That Survivors Want You To Understand

How To Cure An Emotional Hangover


By Kimberly Zapata Many of us know what a hangover is. After a long night of drinking, we wake up feeling sluggish, dizzy and nauseated and have a sensitivity to light or sound. But it’s not just alcohol that can make you feel awful the next day — emotions can have the same effect. So … Continue reading How To Cure An Emotional Hangover