If you are depressed, you feel a sense of helplessness, hopelessness or despair. You lose interest in your favorite activities, may experience changes in appetite, weight and sleep patterns, have difficulty concentrating and may be preoccupied with death or suicide. READ MORE

I Recovered from Obesity and Bulimia Triggered by Sexual Abuse Once. And I Can Do It Again.

My childhood abuse caused disordered eating and weight gain, but I learned how to heal

Real Women, Real Stories

5 Ways to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

Light boxes, exercise and vitamins can help you beat the winter blues

Self-Care & Mental Health

COVID-19 and Social Isolation This Winter: The Perfect Storm

Loneliness can be deadly, but there are practical measures you can take to tend to your mental health

Self-Care & Mental Health

Unwrapping Depression for the Holidays

This time of year is supposed to be festive, but for many women it's anything but

Self-Care & Mental Health

How I Learned to Love Celebrating My Disability

International Day of Persons with Disabilities Used to Make Me Uncomfortable — Until I Learned to Love Myself

Chronic Care Issues

Amid COVID and Racial Unrest, Black Churches Put Faith in Mental Health Care

As Black people face an onslaught of emotions and isolation, churches play a crucial role in addressing the mental health of their members

Self-Care & Mental Health

Meghan Markle and Me

Now that a very public figure is speaking out about miscarriage, let's normalize this conversation

Pregnancy & Postpartum

How to Cope With 2020 Burnout

For Mental Illness Awareness Week, let's look at why so many of us are feeling stress and what you can do to keep your mental health in check.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Finding Joy in 2020? It’s Not Such an Absurd Idea, Really

Joy is something we feel deep in our bones, and it's possible to feel in the midst of sorrow.

Self-Care & Mental Health