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Suicide is a Scourge

Today, news broke that the world lost one of my heroes to suicide. I love food and cooking with a passion, and Anthony Bourdain was responsible for that in no small way. Earlier this week, we lost a brilliant icon in the fashion world to suicide. Kate Spade was responsible for at least one person […]

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We’re Heading to E3 2018!

It’s almost time for E3 and we’re looking forward to another great show! We’ll be bringing the AFK Room, our trained team of Psychomancers, and the Hope Booth. Stop by and say hi! For more details about the AFK Room and Hope Booth during E3, keep an eye on our Twitter! AFK Room Our AFK Room […]

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Anxiety and Me

Anxiety has been my constant companion for almost as long as I can recall.  Learning how to understand it and use it effectively has taken most of my life.  As a teen, my anxiety prevented me from really living my life. Yet, as an adult, I learned that anxiety gives me mental energy, and I […]

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We’re heading to MomoCon 2018!

It’s almost time for MomoCon and we’re getting ready for another great show! We’ll be bringing the AFK Room, our trained team of Psychomancers, the Hope Booth, and a few panels. Stop by and say hi! For more details about the AFK Room and Hope Booth, keep an eye on our Twitter: AFK Room (Level 3, […]

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Post GDC Roundup: Interviews and Panel Video Recording

GDC was a super busy time for the Take This Team! There were some very important announcements and we wanted to put all that information in one place for you. Below are all the interviews from GDC with Kate Edwards and a video recording of Dr. B’s panel. “Take This’ Kate Edwards on the New […]

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Four Panels You Won’t Want to Miss at PAX East 2018

PAX East is almost here, and Team Take This is getting ready for a great show. We’ll be bringing the AFK Room, our trained team of Psychomancers, and the Booth of Hope — and we’re also bringing a ton of new panels. For more details about the AFK Room and Booth of Hope, keep an […]

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Take “Take Your Pills” With a Grain of Salt

In the first 30 seconds of the Netflix documentary Take Your Pills, we hear about the troubling physical effects of stimulant medication, followed quickly with credits featuring images of skulls and skeletons slowly sinking in an ever-growing avalanche of pills. This film is not a balanced look at stimulant medication, and at its core, this […]

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Press Release: Take This Expands With New Funding, More Events and Resources Aimed at the Content Creation Community

New Executive Director, New Partnerships, and the Board of Directors Increases to Magnify Voice and Scale Organizational Impact RALEIGH, NC – March 15th, 2018 – Take This Inc. is taking bold steps to advance its critical mission as the organization announced it has received new funding and expanded its partnerships and board of directors. Additionally, […]

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How Games Can Help Us Embrace Failure and Develop Growth Mindsets

What is a Growth Mindset? How do you approach problems in your everyday life? Do you like to dive in, ready for some educational failure? Or do you find yourself growing disheartened if you don’t succeed right away? These approaches, and the beliefs and attitudes that inform them, are called “mindsets.” Your mindset can greatly […]

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Heading to GDC? Catch Our Panel on Thriving in the Games Industry with Mental Health Issues

GDC 2018 is less than a week away — apologies if that news sends you into a tizzy of packing and preparing. While you’re finalizing your schedule, be sure to schedule in time for all the convention self care you might need. Also, pencil in an hour on Thursday, March 22nd to come see some […]

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