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Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Justin Bieber: The Crushing Power Of Fame

Recently Justin Bieber was charged with drinking and driving, resisting arrest and drag racing in the streets of Miami. He was also accused of illegal drug use. These are just the latest of his recent antics that seem to show the pop star spiraling out of control. “He’s only just turned 19 and he’s still …

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Urban Outfitters Pulls “Depression” Shirt

Urban Outfitters came under fire after it began selling this shirt that has “depression” written all over it as if depression was something to be advertised. For Urban Outfitters to initially not see anything wrong with this (they have since pulled the shirt after public outcry), shows how much society has not only minimized mental illness, but …

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Until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed.

Until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed..

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Study Links Shows Like 16 And Pregnant To A Drop in Teenage Pregnancy

There have been times I’ve been critical of shows like 16 and Pregnant because I thought that they glamorize teenage pregnancy by exploiting the teenage girls on the show and even making celebrities out of some of them. Having worked in a high school in the past with a fairly high rate of teenage pregnancy, …

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Relationship Beliefs: Destiny Belief Versus Growth Belief

When it comes to relationships, what we believe about relationships and how they should be plays a major role in how we perceive and behave in them. We all have preexisting beliefs about how we think relationships should ideally form. Some of those ideals can be very rigid, to the point that they keep us …

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