"It doesn't make you weak to ask for help."
"If I'm happy then I'm not going to give that up to be private."
"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."
"Honestly, I want a normal life... I don’t want any of this crazy, crazy world because it’s not worth it."
"Bold of me to constantly use the phrase 'No worries!' when I am, in fact, constantly full of many worries."
"We're not like other victims where we want to just immediately go out and start campaigning," a 17-year-old STEM student said.
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.)
Millennial life skills, here we come.
Hide your kids, hide your likes.
"When someone tells you they love you every day, I think it makes you love yourself a bit more."
"For the longest time, I didn’t understand why I felt so sick."
"She’s releasing albums, doing multiple legs of tour and I truly hope she’s taking her time to heal."
"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."
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.)
"You don't have to say yes to every argument you're invited to."
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.
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.
“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."
Money, and how we spend it, is emotional. Financial therapists could help us talk about it.
It's time to start prioritising yourself.
"I started feeling like, 'Oh, I don’t have the right to worry or be anxious because I have all these wonderful things.'"
2019 is the year of self-care and self-love.
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.)
For those of us living with severe mental illness, the world is full of cages. (An excerpt from Esmé Wang's The Collected Schizophrenias.)
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.
“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.”
Loneliness exists separately from sadness and depression, but is just as important to recognize and address.
Sometimes exercise — whether it's walking, running, dance, hiking, or any other type of activity — can save your life.
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.
"If anxiety is making my heart pound, that counts as cardio, right?"
Tell us what helps your mood and motivation when the seasons change.
Consider this as your year-end self care checklist!
If you're looking for a New Year's resolution that'll help you feel less stressed, we've got you.
Seven beauty editor-approved products and practices that are worth trying.
“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.”
The world is full of people waiting for someone else to make the first move.
“Don’t use me or this moment to promote a song.”
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.
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.
Books for the lonely, downtrodden, pissed, lost, or just anyone who's not OK.
This could be a revolution for diagnosing and treating the disorder.
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.