Tag Archives: Depression

The Healing Power of Love and Creativity
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. This week I am thrilled to share a powerful talk given by poet, writer, artist, and educator Tanaya Winder, who is a good friend and former classmate of my good friend, Jennifer Simpson. So … Continue reading

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To This Day … For The Bullied and Beautiful
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. This week we have spoken word poet, author, and performer Shane Koyczan. By turn hilarious and haunting, Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it’s like to be young and … different. To … Continue reading

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My Life as a Sweater
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Last week I had one of those days where I felt like a failure. I was exhausted and depressed and totally overwhelmed. The day started out pretty well. Then around mid-morning a friend said that she didn’t know how I … Continue reading

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The Best of Times … And the Worst
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From the outset, my daughter was a gorgeous, easy baby. She gurgled contentedly in her bouncy seat and slept through the night at four weeks. I stared into her blue eyes and she was dazzling as the sun. My husband … Continue reading

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