The Power of Depression in Shaping our Lives | Jane Krukiel | TEDxYouth@Wilmington

The Power of Depression in Shaping our Lives | Jane Krukiel | [email protected]

Translator: Robert Deliman Reviewer: Denise RQ Depression is a scary thing. Being internally locked in your mind, forever falling into the depths of yourself, hoping someone can save you is the worst feeling in the world. Our minds are powerful things because they influence our thoughts, convince us that we are nothing. You essentially feel …

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Paul Bloom: The Psychology of Everything

Paul Bloom: The Psychology of Everything

Hello, my name is Paul Bloom and I’m a Professor of Psychology at Yale University. And what I want to do today is present a brief introduction to psychology, which is the science of the human mind. Now, I’m admittedly biased, but I think psychology is the most interesting of all scientific fields. It’s the …

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How to connect with depressed friends | Bill Bernat

How to connect with depressed friends | Bill Bernat

The one conversation that uplifted me more than any other in my life was with a woman who told me how, a few days earlier, she drove her Jeep Wrangler to the edge of the Grand Canyon and sat there, revving the engine, thinking about driving over. Even though I had severe social anxiety, in …

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Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda

Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda

On a warm August morning in Harare, Farai, a 24-year-old mother of two, walks towards a park bench. She looks miserable and dejected. Now, on the park bench sits an 82-year-old woman, better known to the community as Grandmother Jack. Farai hands Grandmother Jack an envelope from the clinic nurse. Grandmother Jack invites Farai to …

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Understanding mental illness through music | Loretta Notareschi | TEDxMileHighWomen

Understanding mental illness through music | Loretta Notareschi | TEDxMileHighWomen

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Denise RQ One afternoon, in January 2013, I gave birth to my beautiful daughter, Ruby. I fell in love with her instantly; and my husband, Kevin, and I sang to her within minutes of her birth. (Singing) Oh, how lovely is the evening, is the evening. (Speaking) It was her first …

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How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

For the last two and a half years, I’m one of the few, if not the only, child psychiatrist operating in refugee camps, shorelines and rescue boats in Greece and the Mediterranean Sea. And I can say, with great confidence, that we are witnessing a mental-health catastrophe that will affect most of us, and it …

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Least Commonly Known Mental Health Misconceptions | ALifeLearned

Least Commonly Known Mental Health Misconceptions | ALifeLearned

In light of the fact that mental illness awareness week is October 2nd to 8th this year – although I feel calling it mental health awareness is probably a better label – but regardless. with that in mind, and the fact that today is actually my 26th birthday, I thought why not combine the ideas …

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20 Minutes on UnderstandMyself.com

20 Minutes on UnderstandMyself.com

Hi everyone so I’m making an announcement today, and I suppose you might regard it as an advertisement So I’m warning you to begin with because I don’t want you to waste your time if you’re not interested in listening to a description of the newest thing that we’ve created so we Just put up …

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The fight against teen suicide begins in the classroom | Brittni Darras | TEDxMileHigh

The fight against teen suicide begins in the classroom | Brittni Darras | TEDxMileHigh

Translator: Tual Şekercigil Reviewer: Hélène Vernet It was April, 2013, and I was one month away from completing my first year of teaching. I was at a barbecue when I got the call. It was a number I didn’t recognize but something compelled me to answer it. My administrator was on the other end. This …

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