This November 12th marks the fifth year my brother has been missing from my life because he took his life. To say that his death changed me is an understatement. It seems like another life...
In this live spoken word performance, Sabrina Benaim uses poetry and expression in an emotional appeal to her mother to help her understand just how difficult depression is for her to overcome. As the conversation progresses, we learn that her mother has really addressed Sabrina's depression either by minimizing or underestimating its grip on her daughter.
A 2015 joint ENIGMA/BMRI/University of Sydney study showed that depressed people have a smaller than average hippocampus - the region of the brain responsible for memory and emotion.
Born without limbs, he is one of the most positive, beautiful human beings you'll ever find. Despite his setbacks, he's married a beautiful woman, had a child, and has become a successful author and motivational speaker, addressing audiences all over the world on topics like bullying and overcoming hopelessness.
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