adolescents

The Problem with Building Relationships

When we set out to intentionally build relationships with other people—especially non-family members—expect pain. I tugged the sheet over the corner of the guestroom bed and thought for the thirtieth time about the odd-sized mattress. None of my sheets fit its contours correctly. A tear dripped off my nose onto the clean sheet. “Dumb kids,” I thought, as I held the sheet in place with one hand and reached for a tissue with the other. I knew I didn’t mean…

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How to Achieve Balance When You Suffer From a Mood Disorder

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, this week’s episode of Self-Care Sunday will focus on some of the physical aspects of dealing with a mood disorder. You DON’T need to have a mood disorder to appreciate the advice that Sarah shares about self-care! If you have a family member or friend who suffers from a mood disorder (depression, bipolar, anxiety, etc.), read this to find out what it feels like to suffer from the sufferer’s perspective. Maintaining Balance When…

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