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September 20, 2022
by Patricia Tomasi

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People With High Job Insecurity Three Times More Likely To Suffer From Anxiety And Depression

September 20, 2022 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

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A new study published in Science Direct looked at how different dimensions of precarious employment affects mental health. “This is a study that analyzes the relationship between job insecurity and mental health in a Spanish territory (the Basque Country),” study author Erika Valero told us. “Considering the importance of paid work as a social determinant of health, we expected that also in our context, this problem could be related to mental health.” [More]

September 30, 2021
by Elizabeth Pratt

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Here's Why Stress May Actually Be A Useful Tool Rather Than An Obstacle

September 30, 2021 08:00 by Elizabeth Pratt  [About the Author]

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You feel it ahead of a big exam. Your stomach churns before a job interview. Your heart races before you board a plane. Stress is something everyone is likely to experience at some point. But stress doesn’t have to be an obstacle. In fact, it can be a useful tool. A recent study from the University of Rochester found that re-evaluating perceptions of stress can improve mental health, wellbeing and ultimately, success. [More]

August 16, 2015
by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC

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Teen Accepted to All Ivy Leagues Must Bury Mom: Resiliency At Its Finest 

August 16, 2015 07:55 by Lee Kehoe, MS, LMHC, NCC  [About the Author]

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Dellarontay Readus, a Memphis high school grad, already made the news when he was accepted to every Ivy league school in the United States. This accomplishment was made even more amazing in understanding the obstacles Readus was up against. Growing up with just his mother, the small family struggled to make ends meet. Readus shared that he would have to take a bus every night to the public library to use the computer and internet for homework, since his mother could not afford such things at home. Despite the hurdles in his way, Readus was one of a few teens ever accepted to every Ivy league. Readus announced his enrollment at Stanford University with a full ride scholarship, but he then had to face perhaps the biggest hurdle of his life. [More]