Mental Health
Being Bipolar: A Patient’s Firsthand Account

Being bipolar is hard. I was diagnosed when I was 16. My first boyfriend had just broken up with me, saying he couldn’t handle my angry outbursts and constant ...

To the ‘Pillar of the Community’ Who Abused Me

Editor's note: This story contains descriptions of coercive control and physical abuse. If you need help, you can reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline ...

Proactive Healing: Wise Reasons to Consider Incorporating EMDR in Your Journey to Wellness

Embarking on a journey to mental wellness can be daunting, yet powerful. It's essential to recognize therapies that can offer comprehensive healing in this ...

Exploring the Depths of Depression: Unraveling Causes, Seeking Treatment, and Extending Support

Introduction: Navigating the Shadows of Depression In a world where emotions paint the human experience, there exists a spectrum of feelings. Among them, ...

Stop Posting Pictures of Fat People’s Stomachs with Our Heads Cut Off

News stories about the obesity crisis commonly feature pictures of fat people with their heads cut off. I presume to shield us from shame. As if cutting off ...

Does Online Therapy Work for Anxiety?

With the internet changing various aspects of life, mental health treatment has also taken a digital turn. But how effective is online therapy for anxiety? ...

Empowering Self-Advocacy: Navigating Self-Diagnosis Conversations with Your Doctor

Have you ever found yourself traversing the vast landscape of online health platforms, searching for answers that resonate with your unique experiences? If so, ...

Chicory: A Colorful Tale Has a Powerful Mental Health Message for Artists

All too often, the mental health of artists is glamorized or dismissed entirely. Through the starving artist trope, it is taught through real people like ...

When Love Hurts: How Adults Can Help Prevent Toxic Teen Relationships

If you're the parent of a teenager or work with young people, these tips can help you prevent toxic teen relationships and intervene if you spot signs of ...

Here’s How Social Media Affects Our Mental Health

In the vast digital landscape of today's world, social media has become an inseparable part of our daily lives. Whether scrolling through captivating images on ...

Yoga and Mental Health: A Path to Peace and Clarity

According to a recent survey, as little as 14 percent of US adults feel "very happy." The World Happiness Report has found that Americans and many other ...

Music and Mental Health: 5 Songs to Boost Your Mood

Did you know that human beings are inherently musical? Scientists have even found sensitivity to key aspects of music like melody, rhythm, and dynamics in ...

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