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What Uncomfortable Truth I discovered About Myself in 2015

The year 2015 is coming to a close. How was it for you? For me, I had many ah-ha moments and learned a lot. Now, I am definitely not one to look highly upon New Year’s resolutions because more often than not, they are forgotten about by the first week of January. After Christmas, you […]

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An Overview of Grief with Dr. Mekel Harris

On the last episode of Exploring the Eighth House, the topic of grief was spoken about, the process and how it affects us a whole. Because, at some points in our lives, we will be faced with grief which is difficult for everyone to process. I interviewed Dr. Mekel Harris, who is a licensed psychologist […]

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An Interview with a Coroner and an Author that Co-Wrote a Book About Death

On this episode of Exploring the Eighth House, Miriam Slozberg delves further into the topic of death, and speaks to author Korttany Finn, and coroner, Jacquie Purcell about the book they had co-written Spoiler Alert: You’re Gonna Die- Unveiling Death One Question at a Time. Korttany Finn has always had a knack for writing stories. […]

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Interview with Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Judy Melinek and Author TJ Mitchell

On today’s episode of Exploring the Eighth House, I had the pleasure of interviewing forensic pathologist Dr. Judy Melinek and her husband TJ Mitchell about their book, Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner. The main topic covered was about death, and pretty much everything people either want to […]

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Stereotyping People with Depression and Mental Illness

The terrorist attacks that just recently happened in France shook people up around the world, just like in all other previous cases of terrorism being involved. People have been understandably angry about what occurred, such as myself. However, there has been a lot of stereotyping of Muslims. I’ve been noticing a lot of unfair comments […]

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How Social Media can have a Negative Impact on People with Mental Illness

The use of social media can be useful when it comes to reaching out to others, making new discoveries and building strong networks. It can be advantageous for your business, as well as connecting with new and old friends. I have talked about the advantages of social media in many previous blog posts. However, if […]

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Time to End the Stigma of Mental Challenges Like Depression

Today is Mental Health Awareness Day. Mental illness and depression are misunderstood and heavily stigmatized by society. Mental illness is no different than a physical illness. You know this, everyone knows this! However the stigma has prevented many people from taking this illness very seriously. What I did is I created an Aha Book on […]

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When to Delete or to Delegate

Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici at Last week I had written a blog post on what causes so many of us to procrastinate. Many times, when we have the need to procrastinate, we are either overwhelmed, or not passionate. Unfortunately, many times we are afraid to ditch things that we are not passionate […]

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