5 Real Ways To Manage Your Crippling Anxiety


It’s not easy to reprogram our brains, but understanding how and why panic attacks happen can help us manage them.

How We Talk About Mental Health is Wrong


“Oh, my friend used to have problems with anxiety, but then she started going to yoga classes. Totally fixed it!”

Mental Health: The Silent Wait of Depression


How happy do you feel? Depression may be more common than you think.

I Love my Kids, but Sometimes I Can’t Stand Them


Sean Swaby has a serious confession to make

Postpartum Depression: A Tough Reality for Fathers

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Anthony Isacco identifies the symptoms of male depression related to childbirth and why health professionals don’t notice those symptoms.

Why We All Need to Mourn Kalief Browder

Why We All by Derek Key

Kalief Browder’s suicide exposes aspects of American culture we can’t, as decent humans, ignore.

Mental Health: How to Stop Recycling Your Mistakes


 What is your best mistake? ––– Shitty first drafts. All good writers write them. This is how they end up with good second drafts and terrific third drafts. — Anne Lamott When I was 18, I took a volunteer job as a camp counsellor for a week: First mistake. To prepare, I packed my own suitcase: Mistake […]

7 Ways to Personal Freedom


We live in a society that programs us to be unhappy. It’s time to take control and free ourselves.

My Depression Is Not Me and I Am Not My Depression

I Am Not by Denise Mayumi

Cabot O’Callaghan takes us into the ice cave of despair where the fire of his soul burns brightly.

Comment of the Day: ‘You feel like you are in a very dark and turbulent ocean that just keeps churning you around at will.’


This comment of the day is by Shift in Thinking on the post: ’50 Sufferers Describe Depression for People Who’ve Never Been Depressed.’

How Anxiety Feels

How Anxiety Feels by sleepdemon

Hannah Gordon takes us inside the anxious mind.

How Heavy Metal Saved Me


View image | gettyimages.com Screaming and distorted guitar riffs as mental health therapy, or how Marilyn Manson helped save me from myself. ––– When I was fourteen years old, my parents decided to send me off to Catholic school. The school was the opposite of cool and full of kids whose parents didn’t want them to be […]

John Nash: A Reason To Hope


Dr. Nash was more than a mathematician. He was a symbol of hope for the hopeless.

A Light in the Void of Despair


Shawn Henfling shares the unexpected benefits of his fight with Depression.

I Am a Stigma Fighter


Despite escaping with my life while thousands of others died on the island, it wasn’t the first wave, or the second wave of the Asian Tsunami, that came closest to killing me.

The Epidemic of Burnout, Depression and Suicide in Medicine: One Doctor’s Story

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Unless we can create safe space to seek help without fear of reprisal, nothing is going to change. It is with this goal in mind that I decided to share my story.