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These Tiny Treasures: April 2018 Highlights

Tiny things I treasure this month (in no particular order of relevance): I’m grateful that there’s always someone somewhere in my life that is a listening ear, a soundboard, generally just a good friend in those moments when I need it most. I say someone somewhere because the people closest to me are sprinkled all …

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Scars & Stains Suicide Leaves Behind – World Suicide Prevention Day

Last Sunday, September 10th, marked the day dedicated to spreading awareness about suicide prevention, around the world. Globally, community and local organisations, schools, universities and workplaces alike recognized the day and its importance. As I write this, there are still several upcoming walk-a-thons and other events in my home country in recognition of World Suicide …

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4 Simple Tips to Combat the Loneliness & Social Isolation Epidemic

Remember my post Girl, Let’s Go Offiline: Taking A Digital Detox? It may be a good time to revisit the idea, lovelies. According to today’s news by PsychCentral.com, the American Psychology Association found in recent research that: “Loneliness and social isolation could be a greater public health hazard than obesity, and their impact will continue to grow… With an …

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The Crazy Thing About Being ‘Content’

…It sounds worlds easier than it actually is, doesn’t it? Being content, in a true and lasting way can sometimes be a challenge, especially for us girls. Earlier this month, the BBC reported on a study which found that in the UK, Instagram was found to be the highest ranked app that contributes to anxiety, loneliness, …

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?13 Reasons Why | All the Reasons Why I Can Relate?

I began watching 13 Reasons Why (co-produced by Selena Gomez and originally based on a book by author Jay Asher) two days ago. If you haven’t seen it yet, I urge you to*. Going into this, I knew briefly that the show featured themes of high-school bullying, rape and teen-suicide. An excerpt from the show’s Netflix page reads: …

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