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Sophie Turner Talked About Her Recovery From An Eating Disorder And Shared How Having A "Live-In Therapist" Helped Her
"For a long time, I was quite sick with an eating disorder and I had a companion."
This Woman Opened Up About Having "Hourglass Syndrome" — A Disorder That Results From Sucking In Your Stomach Too Much
"If it isn't the consequences of my mother and grandmother's actions."
This Lawyer Shared Her Morning Routine As Someone With High-Functioning Depression, And It's So Refreshingly Real
"This is my very realistic, non-aesthetic morning routine as a lawyer who is depressed."
"Instead of telling me why I'm frustrated, she said things like 'Mercury is retrograde.'"
A Woman Who Used To Go To Fat Camp Went Viral On TikTok, And Here Are Her 14 Most Eye-Opening Stories
"I was proud of myself when I'd eat less than the prescribed diet."
You Can Book An 8-Hour Cuddle Therapy Session With A 'Cuddle Therapist', And I Have So Many Questions
"One of my clients said I made them feel human again."
If You've Seen Multiple Therapists Before Finding A Fit, We Want To Know Why You Broke Up With Your Original One
You've got to do what's right for your mental health, and sometimes that means dumping your therapist.
This Architect Is Breaking Down The Subtle Ways Your Home Decor Choices Can Affect Your Mood, And It’s Fascinating
It seems like everyone is talking about biophilic design these days — and it's easy to see why.
"My anxiety felt so bad, I was like, 'I don't feel like I can work.'"
Therapists on Instagram and TikTok have greatly increased access to mental health advice, but opened the door to cultlike relationships without providing actual care.
People Are Sharing Everyday Habits And Thoughts That Can Negatively Affect Your Mental Health Over Time, And These Are Important To Talk About
"Thinking everyone’s judging us. Honestly, no one has time to do so."
Feel like you're stuck in limbo? Don’t punish yourself further by avoiding self-reflection.
"Therapy, meditation, and screaming into the void have helped."
It's possible to channel climate despair into climate action.
Kendall Jenner Says She Used To Be "Really Angry" About Having To Deal With The Paparazzi And Constant Exposure
"You can literally find old videos of me screaming at the paparazzi."
Lyra Health, Which Provides Therapy For Google And Facebook Employees, Is Facing Concerns Over Privacy And Treatment
“This isn’t an assembly line. This is actually people,” said one former therapist.
"I Prided Myself In It Until I Asked Myself Why": People Are Sharing Subtle Behaviors They Later Realized Were A Result Of Personal Trauma
"Remaining neutral. I don't have a favorite color or food. I go with whatever."
Bella Hadid Was The First Person In Her Family To Go To Therapy, And Says It Had A "Domino Effect" On Them
"I grew up in a very Arab and European family [where] therapy was not a thing."
Maybe it's (co)dependency or trying to stay together for the kids.
This Animator's "Schizophrenia Simulations" Are Designed To Show What His Life With The Disorder Is Really Like, And It's Incredibly Eye-Opening
"I am sick of people putting themselves down based off a diagnosis and having the misguided belief that they are worthless. We are all here for a reason."
"My Therapist Taught Me This": People Are Sharing The Habits And Techniques That Help Them Keep Their Anxiety At Bay
"This doesn't always work perfectly, but it does help me not to dwell on things for a long time in the lead-up."
“We’ve created this sort of blind loyalty to your family, no matter what you’re dealing with, blind loyalty to friends, no matter who they are.”
“What they do get right is is how wealth can be very toxic within a family dynamic.”
Yes, I asked for an extension on this article.
The Omicron variant is creating — again — a lot of pandemic uncertainty. Here are some expert tips on how to cope with anxiety.
Alexa, play "Overwhelmed" by Royal & the Serpent.
Sometimes, one needs a little more than just cat memes.
All you need is an owl, a cassoulet, and the constant specter of looming death.
People Who’ve Been To Therapy Are Sharing What They Wish They Knew Before Starting, And It’s Sparking An Important Conversation
"My therapist said to me, 'Some people don’t deserve forgiveness. You can learn to heal from trauma, not carry the burden of your past, and still not forgive.'"
Me, changing for gym class: I must not fear; fear is the mind killer....
The declines were most prominent for white people, women, and middle-aged adults.
Maybe you wish you knew more about finding a therapist or about how you'd feel after each session.
I've had depression for years now. I finally turned to a ketamine clinic for help.
You Might Have Seen That Viral TikTok Of A Model Being Told To Lose Weight — Here’s The Behind-The-Scenes Story
“They say…her torso is ‘too thick’ and they want her bones to be protruding in the photos.”
A TikTok About “Trauma Dumping” Went Viral. Here’s What Therapists Want You To Know About That Term.
Ilene Glance, who works with young adults and specializes in trauma treatment, said she was trying to be “cute” in the video.
30 Times Therapists Were Anything But Professional To Their Patients And Said Extremelyyyyyy Toxic Things
There are some great therapists out there — these aren't them.
Intrusive Thoughts, Regretting Having Children, And 19 More Feelings Therapists Say You Shouldn't Be Ashamed Of Having
"Often they have people in their life ask, 'What do you like to do when you have free time?' Many people I work with do not know what those are."
There’s A Super Organized Campaign Of Hate Against Meghan Markle On Twitter — And No One Can Figure Out Exactly Why
“One of the most bizarre things about this story is that this campaign doesn't seem to have a motive — there's no goal they're trying to achieve, other than being incredibly mean and harmful.”
"Que me digan '¡Sé un hombre!' cuando estoy asustado, molesto o ansioso, desde que era niño".
“Sometimes these murderers actually murder their loved ones, their fiancés, their wives, and people are still like, ‘Hey, let me be your next victim.’”
Are you enlightened or are you an addict?
"Being told to 'man up' when scared, upset, or anxious — even when I was a kid."
Your mental health is key.
This Harvard Grad Designed Tampons That Don't Open Cylindrically, And I've Never Even Thought About The Actual Shape Of My Vagina
Legend has it, the modern tampon was created by a man who stuffed cotton into a condom.
Megan Thee Stallion Opened Up About Prioritizing Her Mental Health After Losing Both Parents: "It’s OK To Want To Go Get Therapy"
"Now in this space, I’ve lost both of my parents. So now I’m like, ‘Oh, my gosh, who do I talk to? What do I do?’ And I just started learning that it’s OK to ask for help."
From Beyoncé to Jennifer Aniston to Snoop Dogg.
"Expressing things you've never actually said out loud can be very impactful."
Charli D'Amelio Opened Up On Her New Show About How Bad Her Therapist Made Her Feel, And It's Heartbreaking
"I appreciate your daughter, but she's not going to help a chemical imbalance in my brain."
TikTok’s Dissociative Identity Disorder Community Is Going Viral — But Not Everyone’s Happy About It
“The professionals I spoke to for the article had a wildly different impression of DID from their in-real-life patients than what you saw on TikTok.”
“Sure, I'm never going to be a magical kung fu master, but if I grew up with a character like Shang-Chi, I could imagine…’Oh, I could do whatever it is I want to set my mind to.’ And that's a very powerful message.”
Climate change is making the work of wildland firefighters more grueling each year, leaving them traumatized: "Everyone knows or knows of someone who has died by suicide.”
I hope you're taking care of yourself today.
Naomi Osaka Revealed Why She Spoke Up About Her Mental Health Struggles And Everyone Needs To Hear This
“The more we can all be open, the more we can help each other be better.”
"You can forgive someone without invalidating the hurt that it caused you."
"I could take a deep breath and go, ‘Okay, that explains so much.’”
Selena Gomez Explained Why She Doesn't Operate Her Social Media Accounts Anymore, And IMO, We'd All Be Better Off If It Were Possible For Us To Do The Same
"In the past, I could spend hours looking at other people's lives."
"Now that I know...it's made a world of difference in my life."
"Mental health IS health."
Simone Biles Said She Would Probably Have Been "Too Stubborn" Earlier In Her Career To Prioritize Her Mental Health
"To have mental health be talked about more in sports is really nice because at the end of the day, we are humans before athletes," Biles said.
Normalize having human emotions.
This Woman Launched A Therapy Fund For Children Of Immigrants And It’s Starting An Important Conversation
"We are a huge community. We deserve quality care."
Listen: The Backlash Against Simone Biles And Naomi Osaka Is Part Of A Larger Problem The US Has With Black Women
“Every night that Simone performs, she’s threatening her life. Those twists, those turns — if she doesn’t land on them correctly, that mistake could be potentially fatal.”
“I think we just live in this world now where we think we give consent by just existing.”
Every generation idealizes the past, yearning for more connection and community.
Didn't know some of these...
People Are Sharing The Unexpected Silver Linings They Found Amidst The Pandemic, And They're Eye-Opening
"I'm a major introvert, and for a year and a half, I didn’t have to make up an excuse for why I wasn't attending something."
It feels unprecedented to hear one of the biggest pop stars in the world share something so raw and heartbreaking.
"There was a photograph that got out, and it’s wild to see how mean they were."
"You are absolutely worthy of love and kindness."
"When you realize that you're not alone, it unburdens you."
People Who Have Had Abortions They Don't Regret Are Discussing The "Forbidden Grief" They Feel, And Their Stories Are Important
"Whether or not you regret your decision is irrelevant to whether you deserve to heal."
"When you talk about it, it kind of sets other people free."
"Positive vibes only."
“I don’t see us going back. I don’t see us marrying in our teens or being financially independent by 22.”
This Mom's Decision To Pay An Allowance For Hobbies Instead Of Chores Is Starting A Massive Debate Online
"I pay her for things she's passionate about."
Therapists Are Sharing Things People Are Usually Embarrassed To Tell Them, But Are Things That They’re Actually Commonly Told
"I have heard some variant of it more times than I can count."
“I’ve often felt that people have no regard for athletes mental health and this rings very true whenever I see a press conference or partake in one.”
"Please know you're not alone."
You never know when you or someone you know might need them.
"I would find myself drinking — not because I was enjoying it, but because I was trying to mask something.”
People Are Editing *Videos* Of Their Bodies To Appear Thinner, And This Woman's Viral Example Is Starting A Conversation
It's hard to imagine these before and afters are the same person.
“Seeing advice geared toward someone specifically who is the child of immigrants really made all the difference in how I was thinking about mental health treatment.”
"My approach here is not to blame or shame."
Meghan is so supportive of her hubby!
People Revealed The Toxic Vs. Brilliant Things Therapists Have Said To Them, And Their Stories Are Eye-Opening
"There's no reason I should tear my walls down. I could add doors and windows so I'd have control over who and what I let in."
The symptoms of a panic attack can interrupt your day-to-day life in the most unexpected of ways.
"Some days, like today, it can feel intolerable."
Kendall Jenner Opened Up About The "Lack" Of Knowledge People Actually Have About Her And Her Family, Despite Being On A Reality Show
"A lot of the feedback, if it is negative, that I've ever gotten is, 'Oh, you're setting a bad example' or 'this is horrible, I wouldn't want my kid to see this.'"
"When it comes to parenting, if I've experienced some form of pain or suffering because of the pain or suffering that perhaps my father or my parents had suffered, I'm going to make sure I break that cycle.”
"I suppose it’s a good time to start therapy."
"You know that part of sadness where you feel like a burden on everyone?"
Listen: Prince Harry's New Show With Oprah Has A Release Date--And Yes, It Could Mean More Drama With The Royals
“They apparently still have 90 more minutes of footage from that Oprah interview. So we may even see more of that.”
Kendall Jenner Responded To People Who Think She Can't Experience Anxiety Because Of Her "Privileged, Amazing Lifestyle"
"No matter what someone has or doesn't have, it doesn't mean that they don't have real-life feelings and emotions."
“If you were to wear your AirPods, like, all the time you’ll be at a higher risk for getting something like this, if you’re not taking them out and cleaning them.”
“If you're leaving out two-thirds of who people are, how can you possibly be able to effectively address their mental health?”