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Seasonal Affective Disorder – Can Light Therapy Really Help?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a condition occurring in the winter months. People with SAD struggle with depression and sadness due to lack of sunshine. I first heard about SAD from a therapist I was seeing a couple of years ago when I explained that my home doesn’t have any East/West facing windows and that I …

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Emotional Triggers are Real:18 Years Since My Failed Suicide Attempt

18 years ago, I swallowed 25 pills in a suicide attempt. Since then, I’ve learned how to deal with emotional triggers (to an extent), but the pain never fully goes away. Things are going to get seriously heavy for a few minutes, but life isn’t always perfect. In fact, life can be so painful that …

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