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Depression, the Black Dog: Let's Discuss

By Ashley Brooke RobertsMarch 25, 2014
It’s difficult to talk about depression. If you’re just a single individual in the world being affected by some invisible darkness, then... More  →
Depression, the Black Dog: Let's Discuss

Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Parents to Let Me Go to Art School?

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 14, 2014
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I am in my second year of university, studying a biology-related major, and I absolutely cannot do this any more. Let... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Can I Get My Parents to Let Me Go to Art School?

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Won't Let Me Go To College Unless I Stop Taking Antidepressants

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 21, 2014
Dear Auntie, I'm an 18 year old senior in high school. A little over a year ago, I was diagnosed with anxiety,... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Won't Let Me Go To College Unless I Stop Taking Antidepressants

Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Stressed and Depressed

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 30, 2013
Dear Auntie, I have stress. Stress is normal for a teenager to an extent, but it's so awful that it's driven me into... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I'm Stressed and Depressed

Auntie SparkNotes: Everyone Left Me and I'm All Alone

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 17, 2013
Dear Auntie, I have a huge problem. I am not the social type and the few friends I had, left me. Some of... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Everyone Left Me and I'm All Alone

Auntie SparkNotes: Everyone Blames Me For My Friend's Suicide

By kat_rosenfieldOctober 2, 2013
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I couple months ago I ended my friendship with my best friend K. Our friendship had turned toxic and bitter.... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: Everyone Blames Me For My Friend's Suicide

8 Ways To Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Rebecca Jane StokesSeptember 20, 2013
  It's hard to be miserable in the summer. Sure, there's the heat to complain about, but that can be quickly remedied with... More  →
8 Ways To Fight Seasonal Affective Disorder

60 Things to Do When You're Down in the Dumps

By Ashley Brooke RobertsSeptember 12, 2013
1. Write down why you're in the dumps. Sometimes it helps to see exactly what's making you feel lousy. 2. Make yourself some... More  →
60 Things to Do When You're Down in the Dumps

Auntie SparkNotes: I Have Scars From Cutting

By kat_rosenfieldApril 25, 2013
Dear Auntie, Quite a while ago I went through a very difficult part of my life. A variety of circumstances and the way... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Have Scars From Cutting