Being Pregnant Was Wonderful. And Overwhelming.

Admitting that everything wasn't perfect helped me get the support I needed

Pregnancy & Postpartum

How to Cope With the World Opening Up When You're Still Mourning Covid Losses

As things get back to some semblance of normalcy, those of us grieving Covid losses are struggling with stress and mixed emotions

Self-Care & Mental Health

No Vacancy: How a Shortage of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Trapped Inside ERs

In many parts of the U.S. and the world, demand for mental health care overwhelms supply

Access & Affordability

Transgender Medicine – What Care Looks Like, Who Seeks It out and What’s Still Unknown: 3 Essential Reads

Access to transgender medical care has been under attack in many places in the U.S.

Your Body

Atopic Dermatitis Shows Up on Your Skin, but Its Effects Go Much Deeper

Commonly known as eczema, this skin condition can cause physical and emotional pain — but learning how to manage it makes all the difference

Created With Support

Outdoor Therapy? Yup, It’s a Thing.

Being in nature has proven to benefit our mental health, so why not walk the walk while talking the talk?

Self-Care & Mental Health

Conversion Therapy Is Discredited and Increases Risk of Suicide – yet Fewer Than Half of US States Have Bans in Place

Conversion therapy, or the practice of attempting to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, is based on an outdated and incorrect notion that such identities are a choice that can be changed

Self-Care & Mental Health

One Day at a Time: Mackenzie Phillips Wants to Help America Recover

NY Times bestselling author and actress Mackenzie Phillips shares her recovery story in hope of inspiring others

Your Health

Women Now Drink as Much as Men — and Are Prone to Sickness Sooner

This trend parallels the rise in mental health concerns among young women

Your Health

Closing the Mental Health Gap for Women of Color

More people of color are seeking mental health services, but finding a therapist of color can be difficult

Self-Care & Mental Health

The Other Side of the Rainbow

Coming out to my family as transgender helped me find inner peace

Self-Care & Mental Health

My Parents Dismissed My Anxiety. Now I’m Helping My Daughter Work Through Hers.

By giving my child the tools she needs to thrive, the hurt child in me is finally healing

Real Women, Real Stories
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Seed Money: Black Entrepreneurs Hope Pandemic Gardening Boom Will Grow Healthier Eating

Gardening, or even viewing plants, can reduce stress and diminish feelings of fear, anger or sadness

Your Wellness