Friday, October 19

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These Tattoos Aren’t Just Beautiful — They’re Helping Self-Harm Survivors Heal

These Tattoos Aren’t Just Beautiful — They’re Helping Self-Harm Survivors Heal

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Studies show that one in six women and one in seven men will have self-harmed at some point in their lives. The phenomenon, which is replete with chilling statistics, is most prevalent in developed nations in North America and Western Europe, and 90 percent of those who self-harm begin in their teens. Often associated with anxiety and depression, the scars left behind serve as permanent reminders of people's darkest hours, and they linger long after their emotional wounds have healed.One tattoo artist by the name of Whitney Develle had a heartbreaking confrontation with self-harm when she noticed that a friend's arms were slashed with thin scars that read, "Don't eat." The revelation that her friend trudged through a such horrific ordeal...
16 Simple Things That You Can Do Every Day To Boost Your Mood

16 Simple Things That You Can Do Every Day To Boost Your Mood

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According to recent studies and metrics, people are more depressed than ever, and more people are depressed than ever. Plenty of people these days are also taking psychiatric drugs to combat the effects of depression, and many others are left wondering how they can combat the never-ending feeling of dread that they deal with every day without medication.If you're one of those people, you're in luck! Here are some ways to boost your mood naturally. 1. Keep a diary. Flickr / Fredrik Rubensson Instead of writing down your frustrations each day, write down the positive things that happened over the course of the day and take note of things that you're thankful for. Psychologically, it has been shown to improve people's moods. 2. Volunteer...