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.
Not only can anger be helpful, but acknowledging and expressing it is good.
Loneliness exists separately from sadness and depression, but is just as important to recognize and address.
BuzzFeed asked people to anonymously share what gets in the way of positive sexual experiences. Here are their open and honest answers.
For when you know you're way too angry, but can't seem to turn it off.
ADHD culture is looking through an ADHD post but only reading half the ADHD post.
Rumination — aka thinking about something in endless circles — is exhausting *and* makes you more susceptible to depression and anxiety.
From Ariana Grande's PTSD to Carrie Underwood's fertility troubles, celebrities weren't shy about trying to normalize conversations around many stigmatized conditions this year.
It's really hard to kick a nail biting or nail picking habit, but things like acrylic nails and fidget toys can help.
The world is full of people waiting for someone else to make the first move.
"i don’t trust anyone who doesn’t feel like screaming"
Being judgmental can really hurt other people, and is exhausting for the person doing it. Here's how to show others (and yourself!) a little compassion instead.
Ditch the mental traps that are making you miserable, with the help of a licensed clinical psychologist.
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.
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.
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.
“If it’s not a definite yes, it’s a no.”
Mother Nature did not have to go this hard. But she did.
First, it's more common than you think.
Summer is often difficult and stressful, and an Insta-worthy 4th of July isn’t the reality for most people. But it can be hard to explain to people why the sun makes you want to stay inside.
[meeting god at the pearly gates] r u mad at me lol
Those mental health forms for new moms at postpartum doctor’s visits? I thought they were for people with serious problems, not me.
Bookmark this for a rare moment when you're not rushing around.
This is like my mental health toolkit.
No offense, but your anxiety is a big fat liar.
It’s not as easy as just ~getting out there~.
Relationship status with food when you're depressed: It's complicated.
A way to keep it all together when things are falling apart.
Don't worry, they won't Google you or say hi to you at the bar.
*Breathes deeply, visualizes a breezy meadow, pounds wine*
Caring both too much and not at all means never winning.