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Five Reminders About Building Your Mental Health Toolkit – My Brain’s Not Broken

Five Reminders About Building Your Mental Health Toolkit – My Brain's Not Broken

Earlier this week, I wrote about some of the new anxiety symptoms I’ve been experiencing over the past few months. While learning how to deal with and live with these new symptoms wasn’t fun, it was another opportunity to work on what I like to call my mental health toolkit. Over the years I have…

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Motivational Stories

Notes on Building Paradise – Brain Pickings

Notes on Building Paradise – Brain Pickings

“The gardener digs in another time, without past or future, beginning or end… Here is the Amen beyond the prayer,” Derek Jarman wrote as he grieved his dying friends, faced his own death, and contemplated art, mortality, and resistance while planting a garden between an old lighthouse and a new nuclear plant on a barren…

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John Lewis Quotes on Building Leadership

John Lewis Quotes Images

John Robert Lewis was an American politician, statesman, civil rights activist, and leader who represented Georgia’s 5th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1987 until his death in 2020. John Lewis Birthday: John was born on February 21, 1940, near Troy, Alabama. John Lewis Family: John was born to Willie Mae (née…

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BLM

COMMENTARY: How Black classical musicians are building communities to support each other – National

Click to play video 'Jully Black and Mesha Brueggergosman on their new musical'

Music has been significant for many during COVID-19 isolation, and in these same months, Black musicians have amplified the momentum of the Black Lives Matter movement. While pop or hip hop music are genres whose agility and responsiveness make them natural sites for popular commentary, this threatens to neglect other arenas of music-making. Story continues…

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Mental Health

Ideas for sustaining and constructing friendships after graduating from college

Tips for maintaining and building friendships after graduating from university

Emily shares her tips for maintaining contacts with university friends and building new friendship after graduation.  – Emily Maybanks Maintaining friendships when you are at university is relatively easy. You see your friends every day, in lectures, in societies, in your accommodation or in the library. Therefore, you don’t need to put too much effort…

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