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There’s a stigma around mental health that discourages adults from seeking help. Unfortunately, this also affects children that need help. Two in three depressed teens do not get the care they need… it is time we change how we view and treat mental health disorders.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued updated guidelines for screening teenage depression: “What we’re endorsing is that everyone, 12 and up, be screened … at least once a year.”
Check out this list of fastest growing franchises of 2018. You may be surprised to see who made the cut. The top three are :
- Dunkin Donuts
- Planet Fitness
And of course, another growing market is that of bitcoin. Meet some of the young ‘Bitcoiners’ who invested in the coin as young as 12 years old and are now already millionaires
“Finman says he started investing in Bitcoin — the emerging currency that seems to be minting a new millionaire every day — when he was 12, and claims he had enough to sell off $100,000 worth of it by the time he was 15. A few years after that, at 17, he got into streetwear. (Some time after the release of Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo, is where he places it.) In the roughly 18 months since then, Finman’s stockpiled streetwear at the rate of an A-list rapper.” -GQ
Trauma isn’t what happens to you, it’s what happens inside you.” –Gabor Maté
We’ve raved about Dr. Gabor Maté before, and recently he was featured on Tim Ferriss’s (amazing) podcast. Give it a listen:
What do drones and fashion have in common? Apparently, The Dolce & Gabanna Runway.
Tech has so many fun uses! Want to see some more? Check out The 2018 New York Toy Fair. :D
Great brands make real connections. And sometimes making those real brand connections requires a bit of… rebranding. Introducing: Jane Walker
The Best of The Mission
The Best Book we are Reading…
What rules, laws, and theories hold our world together? At the intersection of real and theoretical lies the true ‘fabric of reality’.
The Best Movie we are Watching…
Jennifer Lawrence is in a new hit and it’s at the top of our ‘go-see-in-theaters’ list. Watch the trailer: Rd Sparrow
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The Best Podcast we are Listening To…
Adventure is out there… Linguistic adventure that is.
Aren’t words just so cool!? Some of them have double means, sound alike, or mean completely different things when combined with other words. Anyone else think that’s so freakin’ neat!?
…Or maybe that’s just me… 🤓
Well, if you are a fellow word nerd, then join me in obsessing over this amazing podcast by Helen Zaltzman: The Allusionist
Also, if you like Helen or want to learn more about her, we recommend checking out her fun TED Talk titled ‘The evolution of the written word across time.’
A spotlight on mission-driven companies and people.
Patagonia connects people with clothing and clothing with the environment. They seek to impact the environment as little as possible during the entire lifecycle of their products and only promote sports that don’t require a motor.
Their mission is to: ‘build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, [and] use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis.’
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