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

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

Dealing With Rage During the Perimenopause Transition and Beyond

How to overcome mood changes and fight depression in perimenopause and menopause.

Menopause & Aging Well

The Only Way Out Is Through: How I Healed From the Trauma of Chronic Pain

After years of fighting my pain, I learned posttraumatic growth starts when you're in the midst of struggle.

Real Women, Real Stories

I Was Diagnosed With Adult ADHD. Here’s What I Learned

I never would have guessed that my perfectionism was actually the result of my condition.

Real Women, Real Stories

Family and Friends Can Be Key to Helping End Domestic Violence, Study Suggests

COVID-19 is putting people at greater risk for domestic violence, but family and friends can be a lifeline.

Your Health

Depression in the Time of Coronavirus

A psychiatrist shares her experience of pandemic malaise.

Real Women, Real Stories

Treating Depression May Prevent Repeat Heart Attack

It's common for heart attack survivors to develop depression. Now a new trial has found that antidepressant treatment may help those patients avoid a second heart attack.

Your Health

Supportive Managers Key When a Worker Is Depressed

Employees struggling with depression take less time off from work if they receive support and help from their managers, a new study suggests.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Domestic Violence's Overlooked Damage: Concussion And Brain Injury

After domestic violence women often suffer brain injuries that are not diagnosed or treated, leading to long-term problems.

Sexual Health