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Mental Health

Billie Eilish Just Got Real About Mental Health And It's Pretty Great

"It doesn't make you weak to ask for help."

Sophie Turner Just Revealed She And Joe Jonas Once Broke Up For 24 Hours

"If I'm happy then I'm not going to give that up to be private."

We Asked Young People What They Thought Of Headspace

"You can understand if you're the local MP and there's an election coming and you can announce, 'I've got a headspace in my electorate', that looks great."

Maisie Williams Opened Up About The Effect Of Fame On Her Mental Health And It's Brutally Honest

"Honestly, I want a normal life... I don’t want any of this crazy, crazy world because it’s not worth it."

19 Funny Mental Health Tweets For Anyone Who Could Use A Laugh Right About Now

"Bold of me to constantly use the phrase 'No worries!' when I am, in fact, constantly full of many worries."

STEM Students Want Change After The Colorado School Shooting, But First They Want To Mourn

"We're not like other victims where we want to just immediately go out and start campaigning," a 17-year-old STEM student said.

I Know It's Okay That I Chose Not To Breastfeed. But I Still Feel Guilty.

During those first months with my newborn, I was overwhelmed by sadness. The doctor said it was just baby blues. (An excerpt from Teresa Wong's Dear Scarlet.)

Sophie Turner Opened Up To Dr Phil About Dealing With Depression And Learning To Love Herself

"When someone tells you they love you every day, I think it makes you love yourself a bit more."

Singer Bebe Rexha Is Bipolar And Just Shared Her Diagnosis With An Emotional Twitter Message

"For the longest time, I didn’t understand why I felt so sick."

Ariana Grande Posted A Brain Scan Showing Her PTSD And Fans Are Sharing Their Concern

"She’s releasing albums, doing multiple legs of tour and I truly hope she’s taking her time to heal."

Ariel Winter Got Real About Her Rapid Weight Loss After A Fan Asked Why She's "So Thin"

"I feel better mentally with the change, and it's nice to work out and have your body actually respond."

Oprah Has Only Gone And Teamed Up With Prince Bloomin' Harry For A Documentary Series About Mental Health

“I truly believe that good mental health – mental fitness – is the key to powerful leadership, productive communities and a purpose-driven self."

This Teacher Came Up With A Really Innovative Way To Find Out How Her Students Are Feeling And Other Teachers Are Inspired

"Many of us struggle to find the words to ask for help. I thought this poster could make it a bit easier for my students to reach out."

How Does A Therapist Deal With A Patient Who Drives Them Nuts?

A therapist wrote about trying to get through to one of her trickiest clients. (A chapter from Lori Gottlieb’s Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.)

25 Tweets About The Important Lessons People Have Learned In Therapy

"You don't have to say yes to every argument you're invited to."

Suicides In Parkland Have The Community In Crisis Mode

More than a year after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, two young people have killed themselves. The community is now working overtime to offer support.

Parkland Teens Say The Suicide Deaths Of Two Shooting Survivors Is A “Wake-Up Call” For America

Their comments raise questions about how schools nationwide can better prepare for this reality. The school district said it continues to provide ongoing support to the community.

Big Sean Opened Up About His Struggles With Anxiety And Depression On Instagram

“I wasn’t feeling like myself and I couldn’t figure out why,” he said.

Hailey Bieber Opened Up About Mental Health After Justin Bieber Revealed He's Been "Struggling A Lot"

"Your mental health should be number one and it falls to the side a lot."

Why Is It So Hard For Couples To Talk About Money — And Their Debt?

Money, and how we spend it, is emotional. Financial therapists could help us talk about it.

This Aja Naomi King Interview Will Make Anyone Struggling With Self-Doubt Say "PREEEEACH!!!"

"I started feeling like, 'Oh, I don’t have the right to worry or be anxious because I have all these wonderful things.'"

What Self-Care Ritual Never Fails To Put You In A Better Mood?

2019 is the year of self-care and self-love.

These Comics About Work Anxieties Are Painfully Real

Dance like nobody is watching. Email like it will one day be read in a deposition. (Excerpts from "No Hard Feelings" by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy.)

I’ve Been Committed To A Psych Ward Three Times — And It Never Helped

For those of us living with severe mental illness, the world is full of cages. (An excerpt from Esmé Wang's The Collected Schizophrenias.)

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.

This Student Waited More Than Three Months For A Reply From Campus Mental Health Services

“You’re aware that people who don’t have anxiety don’t understand, and find it very difficult to understand what it’s like, because they think, ‘just get over it’, and it feels like that’s reflected by the university.”

14 Tips For Anyone Who's Feeling A Little Lonely Right Now

Loneliness exists separately from sadness and depression, but is just as important to recognize and address.

19 Moving Stories From People Who Used Exercise To Change Their Life

Sometimes exercise — whether it's walking, running, dance, hiking, or any other type of activity — can save your life.

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.

23 Times Tumblr Nailed What It's Like To Have ADHD

ADHD culture is looking through an ADHD post but only reading half the ADHD post.

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.

These Comics Perfectly Capture What It's Like To Live With Anxiety

"If anxiety is making my heart pound, that counts as cardio, right?"

Come Share What Helps You Through Seasonal Affective Disorder

Tell us what helps your mood and motivation when the seasons change.

Quiz

How Many Of These 45 Nice Things Have You Done For Yourself This Month?

Consider this as your year-end self care checklist!

14 Personal Resolutions That Can Help You Tend To Your Mental Health In 2019

If you're looking for a New Year's resolution that'll help you feel less stressed, we've got you.

7 Things I Know Are Worth Your Money Because I Tried Them In December

Seven beauty editor-approved products and practices that are worth trying.

Yes, The “Holiday Blues” Are Real, But They Don’t Last Forever

“If one were to devise an experimental set of circumstances which would test the integrity of an individual’s mood control, one would invent the year-end holiday season.”

24 People Share The Advice That Changed Their Lives In 2018

The world is full of people waiting for someone else to make the first move.

Kanye West Hit Back At Ariana Grande In A Series Of Tweets About His Mental Health

“Don’t use me or this moment to promote a song.”

Has Exercise Helped Save Your Life, Either Emotionally Or Physically?

Tell us about a time when exercise — whether hiking, biking, walking, or anything at all — helped you get through a rough patch or overcome a health challenge.

7 Ways To Show Up For A Friend Dealing With Tough Stuff During The Holidays

Instead of simply sending ~good vibes~ from afar, here’s a quick list of dos and don’ts for supporting your pals who’ve had a shitty year.

14 Books For Anyone Who's Had A Tough Year

Books for the lonely, downtrodden, pissed, lost, or just anyone who's not OK.

This Huge New Genetic Study On Bipolar Disorder Could Change The Way We Treat The Mental Illness

This could be a revolution for diagnosing and treating the disorder.

10 Tips For Any Judgmental Person Who's Said "Ugh, Why Am I Like This?"

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.

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