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11 Things You Might Not Realize Can Be Signs Of Depression
You may know that sleeping too much or too little, lack of interest in social gatherings, persistent sadness, and negative thoughts are signs of a depressive disorder. But there are other, subtler signs that something’s up.
12 Ways To Calm Down When You're Pissed Off And Don't Want To Be
For when you know you're way too angry, but can't seem to turn it off.
How To Stop Overthinking Everything, According To Therapists
Rumination — aka thinking about something in endless circles — is exhausting *and* makes you more susceptible to depression and anxiety.
37 Holiday Self-Care Tips For Anyone Who Is Kind Of Not OK RN
We don’t live in Hallmark movies; we live in the real world, where shitty families, breakups, divorces, miscarriages, death, unemployment, depression, anxiety, addiction, violence, and good ol'-fashioned bad times exist — yes, even at Christmas.
We Asked NBA All Star Kevin Love About Self-Care, And Here Are The 8 Things He Wants You To Know About Being Your Best Self
The pro basketball player and mental health advocate chatted with us about fighting stigma, seeking out creative outlets, and using his go-to meditation app.
11 Things You Might Not Realize Can Be Signs Of Anxiety
Even though it’s common and highly treatable, the vast majority of anxiety sufferers go without treatment — often times because they don’t even know something’s wrong.
We Asked A Psychologist What We Should Know About Men's Mental Health, And Here's What He Said
The saying, "Men have two emotions: Fine or mad," is a common misconception.
22 Mental Health Instagram Accounts That'll Make You Feel Less Alone
Because we can all use a little more positivity on our feeds. 💖
The Goodful Mental Health Starter Pack
Our best expert-backed advice, resources, and stories from everyday people who have been there — to make your life easier, to give you the tools you need to cope, and to help you feel a little less alone.
Everything You Could Possibly Want To Know About Therapy
The act of allowing yourself a space to focus on you and only you is one of the most compassionate things you can do for yourself. Here’s everything you need to know — from how to start therapy to how to get the most out of it.
9 Books That Capture What It's Like To Live With Mental Illness
Memoirs, fiction, YA — these books show what it's like when your brain seems to be working against you.
Memory Can Help Us Survive Depression, But It Can Also Hold Us Back
When my brother was hospitalized for suicidal depression, I tried desperately to help him remember being happy — even though that never worked for me.
How BuzzFeed Is Talking About Suicide And Suicide Prevention
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and BuzzFeed is committed to supporting the cause by spreading awareness, creating communities, and providing help to anyone struggling.
14 Things About Suicide Everyone Should Know
Suicide is complicated and often misunderstood. Here’s what you should know about it.
15 Things People Who Deal With Suicidal Thoughts Want You To Know
First, it's more common than you think.
A More Or Less Definitive Guide To Showing Up For Friends
Showing up is at the core of creating and maintaining, strong meaningful bonds with friends, family, coworkers, and Internet pals. It’s what turns the people you know into your people.
Here's What Happens When You Call Into A Suicide Prevention Hotline
Suicide hotlines can provide free and confidential support 24/7. Here's what to expect when you make the call.
17 Steps For Recognizing and Responding To Warning Signs Of Suicide
You never know when your help might be needed.
Here's How To Use A Bullet Journal For Better Mental Health
A way to keep it all together when things are falling apart.
Here's What To Do If You Can't Afford Therapy
Because money shouldn't get in the way of getting the help you need.
Here's How To Know If You Could Benefit From Therapy
Because it's not just something ~other people~ do.
15 Easy Things You Can Do That Will Help When You Feel Like Shit
You don't have to tackle it all at once.
A Beginner's Guide To Starting Therapy
Experts share their tips on finding the therapist who's right for you.