mental health

Having regular pity parties has helped my mental health more than anything else ever has.

How Sulking Helped Me Become A Happier Person

Who knew crying in bed with chocolate would change my life? Read...
Kassi Klower of SHESAID    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Real self-care is respecting yourself instead of, quite literally, spoiling yourself.

Why Real Self-Care Is Not Just Buying Bubbly Scented Bath Oils

Self-care is a phrase so enthusiastically tossed about as of late that in many ways it has lost all meaning. In the same way “wellness” has gone, the Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   09.18.17   |   SHARE
Minds

Stop Questioning Emotional Abuse — Victims Of It Do That Enough On Their Own

Am I misrepresenting? Am I misunderstanding? Am I misremembering? Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
Minds

Turtles All The Way Down & Mental Illness Representation In Books

An obsessive spiral is largely invisible, with no quirky Monk-like hand washing to ground it in reality. The hand washing stuff — the compulsion — Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   09.6.17   |   SHARE
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1. Everybody has concerns that need to be spoken aloud (literally).

4 Reasons Everyone Should Go To Therapy

Going to a therapist is like getting a regular physical. It’s good for your health and everyone should do it. Here are four reasons why the same can Read...
Taia Handlin    |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
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The Trans Mental Health Debate Is A Lot More Complicated Than You Think

The commonly held interpretation is that I am “a woman trapped in a man’s body,” but the truth is much more complex than that. Read...
Katelyn Burns    |   08.28.17   |   SHARE
Voices

This Is What It's Like To Have A Panic Attack Every Day

For a long time, I kept a mental list of things that I’d do once I was “better.” I yearned for a sound mind and a thin body — two things I was not Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   08.27.17   |   SHARE
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How Journaling Has Helped Me Heal

My life is a constant recollection. Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   08.25.17   |   SHARE
Minds