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Asking “R U OK?” is good. But our mental healthcare system is broken

Asking “R U OK?” is good. But our mental healthcare system is broken

Imagine news broke that 62 percent of patients in our waiting rooms today are suffering from a deadly strain of flu. They’re dropping like flies. What would happen?

In an age of 24-hour news, are we losing our empathy?

In an age of 24-hour news, are we losing our empathy?

“The news is making me so tired.” Many of us will have felt this way – and it seems that being drained by the horror in the world is more common than ever.

Why the phrase “strong female character” makes me cringe

Why the phrase “strong female character” makes me cringe

“Strong female character” is a phrase that sets my teeth on edge. It’s not that I don’t love female characters who show resilience and courage. Leia, Katniss, Hermione, Eowyn, Ripley – I’m there.

Why listening is the number one skill we need right now

Why listening is the number one skill we need right now

In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus Finch tells his daughter Scout, You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view . . . until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Surviving as a writer in the internet age

Surviving as a writer in the internet age

Is the internet making it harder for me to be a writer? It’s possible. Seems a lot of people out there are noticing how technology affects their creativity, and it’s not great. Research suggests that the internet is having a big impact on how we […]