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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.'"

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?"


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.”

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.

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.

Here Are 10 Things I've Learned About Dealing With Depression

No two experiences are exactly alike, of course, but here's what's helped me.

25 Dinge, die für dich alltäglich, aber für Leute mit mentalen Krankheiten fast unmöglich sind

Weil “Reiß dich doch einfach zusammen!” ein beschissener Tipp ist.

Loneliness Is A Bigger Risk Factor For Early Death Than Obesity

Loneliness takes a huge toll on mental and physical health in the long-term.

16 Scenes From TV Shows That Actually Helped People With Their Mental Health

Featuring Big Mouth, BoJack Horseman, This Is Us, and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

These Photos Show How Young People Navigate Their Own Sexuality And Disability

They chose what they wore and how they appeared in the images.

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.

17 Wholesome Tweets You'll Want To Send To All Your Friends

"There are two drunk men outside my window and all they're saying is 'NO, you're MY best friend in the whole world' back and forth."

Here's What Happened When Doctors Without Borders Was Ordered Off Nauru

"As a psychologist, to have looked your patients in the eye the day before and said ‘I am here to support you', and then to think ‘I will never see these people again’ is devastating."

Doctors Without Borders Has Been Forced To Stop Work On Nauru, Where Australia Runs A Detention Camp

Staff at the international medical charity say the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers sent to the island by Australia is "beyond desperate".

A Judge Has Criticised Peter Dutton For Ignoring Urgent Medical Requests From Nauru

Dutton's silence was unexplained and "fell short" of how the government should act in lawsuits, a Federal Court justice said.

Inside How A 12-Step Recovery Program For Social Media Addiction Works

“Computers and smartphones and the internet are everywhere, so you can’t run from it for very long,” John, a technology addict in recovery, told me. For more on this story, watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.

Jason Kander Is Ending His Campaign For Mayor Of Kansas City To Seek PTSD Treatment

Kander, who previously served in Afghanistan, had been seen as a possible Democratic contender for president in 2020.

The Strange Illness Among Sweden's Refugee Children Is Now Being Seen In Australia's Offshore Detention Camps

Refugee children detained on a tiny Pacific island by the Australian government for years have lost all their hope – with catastrophic consequences for their health. BuzzFeed News met with families in Sweden to find out more about the strange "resignation syndrome".

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.

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