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

The Neuroscience Behind Why Your Brain May Need Time to Adjust to ‘Un-Social Distancing’

If the idea of making small talk at a crowded happy hour sounds terrifying to you, you're not alone. Nearly half of Americans are uneasy about returning to in-person interaction regardless of vaccination status.

Your Wellness

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therapy, or the practice of attempting to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, is based on an outdated and incorrect notion that such identities are a choice that can be changed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

Bringing Joy Back to the Classroom and Supporting Stressed Kids – What Summer School Looks Like in 2021

Five academic experts explain what summer school does, and why it may look very different this year

Self-Care & Mental Health

Tourette Syndrome Is My Superpower

My tics embarrassed me for years, until I finally saw them as a thing of beauty

Real Women, Real Stories

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

Naomi Osaka’s Withdrawal From the French Open Highlights How Prioritizing Mental Wellness Goes Against the Rules, on the Court and Off

While a physical injury is routinely accepted as a legitimate reason for not performing aspects of one's duties, mental or emotional injury has yet to reach the same level of attention or legitimacy

Self-Care & Mental Health