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

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

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

Being Vaccinated Doesn’t Mean You Must Go Maskless. Here’s Why.

Even if you are vaccinated, you don't need to change your behavior one iota if doing so makes you uncomfortable

Your Health

8 Ways to Manage Body Image Anxiety After Lockdown

Engaging with people who accept and appreciate your body as it is can help you feel more at peace with how you look

Lifestyle

Middle-Aged Americans in US Are Stressed and Struggle With Physical and Mental Health – Other Nations Do Better

Today's middle-aged adults report more daily stress and poorer physical health and psychological well-being, compared to middle-aged adults during the 1990s

Self-Care & Mental 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

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
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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

Domestic Violence Isn’t About Just Physical Violence – and State Laws Are Beginning to Recognize That

Intimate partner abuse isn't about just physical violence. It's about domination and control.

Self-Care & Mental Health

Popping Toys, the Latest Fidget Craze, Might Reduce Stress for Adults and Children Alike

If you've ever clicked a ballpoint pen again and again, you've used a fidget item

Self-Care & Mental Health