This is my graduate thesis from 2010, a literature review on the topic of Gay Adolescent Suicide. Running Head: Gay Adolescent Suicide Gay Adolescent Suicide: A Review of the Literature Brandon Muller University of Puget Sound Abstract This literature review evaluates and connects previous research on the topic of suicide in adolescent lesbian, gay, bisexual, …

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Many, if not all of us suffer or have suffered from fatigue and burnout. Lingering tiredness, exhaustion, a feeling of needing significant rest even after a night’s sleep. Both negative mental states have innumerable causes including biological, physiological, psychological, and circumstantial. Feeling the relentless weight of the need to constantly pursue productivity and produce results …

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Sharing our story produces wonderful feelings. Among them catharsis, satisfaction and relief. Spilling our guts, releasing our emotional energy, it feels good. Having a bond of trust and unconditional acceptance allows us to share freely and get things off our chests. Painful memories, joyous triumphs, feelings and opinions. No judgement, instead validation, positive regard, the …

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Intentions: A thing intended; an aim or plan Underneath everything we do or say are intentions, without exception. I think often times we misinterpret other people’s intentions which affects how we respond as well as the outcomes of situations. Someone might make direct eye contact with us and we interpret it as a glare, that …

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