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3 things adults can learn from kids for better mental health

3 things adults can learn from kids for better mental health

Between paying bills, social occasions that cannot be missed and a job that is unfulfilling, it can be easy to see why most adults try every new fad to make themselves happy. But what can make you happy can be found by simply observing children. On the whole, most kids are pretty happy people even though they are in school, told what to do by their parents (if they’re doing their job right), and have to eat their broccoli, they are overall happier individuals. Continue reading

Identity crisis and depression in transgender individuals

Identity crisis and depression in transgender individuals

Contrary to popular belief, being born as a transgender is not a disorder in itself. But the social stigma associated with this form of gender expression disallows people to seek corrective measures for depression. Despite suffering from extreme pain and exhibiting recognizable symptoms of mental health disorder, transgender people refrain from obtaining help, believing it as a sign of weakness. The National Alliance on Mental Illness suggests that transgender people are prone to depression and anxiety as they are often seen by others as non-conforming to a natural or inherited identity and so are stigmatized. Continue reading