mental health

What even is "normal?"

Why "Neurodivergent" Is The Best Term To Use For Autistic Or Special Needs Kids

What even is “normal?” My sister-in-law used to say “normal is just a setting on the washing machine.” I looked recently. my washing machine doesn’t Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.23.18   |   SHARE
Minds
The hardest task of all: whole-heartedly show-up ready to offer our best.

How To Feel Better — A Primer For Living In Tumultuous Times

For many, it's impossible to turn on the news without feeling a strong response to many of the events unfolding in our world. Here's how to feel Read...
Lauren Jonik of The Refresh    |   08.22.18   |   SHARE
Minds
You are every bit as engaging, worthy, and likable on your own.

What To Do When You Don't Know How To Be Alone

In an age where we are isolated but still technologically connected, this is important. It’s okay to be alone. It’s okay to be unoccupied. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   08.17.18   |   SHARE
I never want my child to doubt herself the way I do myself. I never want her to feel the anxieties that weigh me down, though I know she already senses it.

Learning To Love Myself The Way I Love My Daughter

I never want my child to doubt herself the way I do myself. I never want her to feel the anxieties that weigh me down, though I know she already Read...
Lindsay King-Miller of Role Reboot    |   08.17.18   |   SHARE
Families
Photo by Alexa Mazzarello on Unsplash

I’m A Therapist With Mental Illness

The most valuable thing though, being a therapist with mental illness, is that I get it. I know how desperate you feel to change your life. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   06.14.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Please reach out if you see someone struggling with depression. (Photo by nikko macaspac on Unsplash)

If You See Me Slipping Into Depression, Please Reach Out

Depression lingers like an unwelcome ghost trailing behind me. And most days, I accept that. I acknowledge that. And, I’m okay. What if one day I’m Read...
Erin Khar   |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
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Nothing made me feel as bad as when I ghosted my therapist.

I Ghosted My Therapist And I Don’t Feel So Bad

I’ll admit it; I, Jennifer Sara Glantz, have ghosted my fair share of guys in New York City. Nothing made me feel as bad as when I ghosted my Read...
Jen Glantz    |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
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We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity.

We Are A Culture Obsessed With Productivity — And It's Literally Killing Us

We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity. We reward “hard work” with money and praise and admiration and Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
Minds