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

Laughing Is Good For Your Mind and Your Body – Here’s What the Research Shows

Laughter has physical and mental health benefits and goodness knows we could all use a little levity as we close out 2020

Self-Care & Mental Health

Long-Term Care Workers, Grieving and Under Siege, Brace for COVID’s Next Round

Those who take care of older adults are suffering as their patients continue to get sick and die from COVID-19

Self-Care & Mental Health

Racial Discrimination Ages Black Americans Faster, According to A 25-year-long Study of Families

New research shows that people who experienced high levels of racial discrimination as teenagers had significantly higher levels of depression in their 20s, and accelerated aging on a cellular level

Your Health

How COVID-19 Safety Measures Are Impacting Various Disabled Communities

From face masks to social distancing, COVID-19 precautions are more than just an inconvenience for those with disabilities

Your Care

Feeling Disoriented by the Election, Pandemic and Everything Else? It’s Called ‘zozobra,’ and Mexican Philosophers Have Some Advice

If you have a gnawing sense of distress this election day, you're not alone. Honest conversations about our shared suffering may help bring us together.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Perimenopause Is Like the Weather: It Can Be Terrible, but It Will Pass

I've suffered from PMS for most of my life, and perimenopausal depression is worse.

Real Women, Real Stories

You Can't Put a Band-Aid Over a Bullet Hole: How I Healed From Sexual Trauma and Substance Abuse

I realized I had to deal with the painful secrets and trauma underlying my addiction in order to find a pathway to recovery.

Real Women, Real Stories

Five Ways to Improve Your Sexual Wellness

Try these techniques for a better sex life

Sexual Health

With Video Chat, My Family Is Closer Than Ever During COVID-19

Sharing new technology with my hard-of-hearing grandmother opened up a safe space for us to be vulnerable and connect.

Real Women, Real Stories

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