Self-Care & Mental Health

Shannon Shelton Miller

Black Women Have Many Risks to Their Mental Health. For Me, Juneteenth Is a Day of Healing.

Last year was my first time celebrating Juneteenth. It definitely won’t be my last.

Your Wellness
Monica Le Baron

I Thought I Conquered Insomnia. Then I Didn’t Sleep for Four Days.

Lifelong perfectionism and a need to please robbed me of my ability to truly relax

Real Women, Real Stories
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This Is Your Brain on No Sleep

We need those 7 to 9 hours to keep our brains healthy in the short term — and for the long haul

Conditions & Treatments
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The Day After a Bad Night’s Sleep

How you might feel if you slept poorly last night — and how to sleep better tonight

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El insomnio no es solo una molestia. Puede tener efectos graves en tu salud.

Es importante aprender cómo manejar el insomnio para que puedas prevenir consecuencias graves para la salud por este trastorno del sueño

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More on Melatonin

Lots of people are using melatonin as a sleep aid — but does it work, and is it safe?

Your Wellness
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Coping With the Emotional Impact of Head and Neck Cancer

Head and neck cancer isn’t just physically taxing — it can significantly hurt your mental health. Here’s how to take care of yourself.

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Insomnia Isn’t Just an Annoyance. It Can Have Serious Effects on Your Health.

Learning how to manage insomnia could help you prevent the serious health consequences of this sleep disorder

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Jaimie Seaton

My Quest for Uninterrupted Sleep

I’ve had insomnia for more than a decade, but I’m finally taking charge

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Jacque and her family, 2022.

The Truth About Being a Cancer Warrior

How battle language can make someone with breast cancer feel like a lone soldier

Real Women, Real Stories
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Conversación sobre la salud: Preguntas y respuestas sobre el insomnio

Las dificultades para dormir pueden implicar más que una simple molestia. Puede ser la causa o el resultado de otras condiciones médicas. Lee este artículo para obtener más información sobre el insomnio.

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Staring at an Image of Yourself on Zoom Has Serious Consequences for Mental Health – Especially for Women

While experiences with self-objectification lead both women and men to focus on their appearance, women tend to face many more negative consequences

Self-Care & Mental Health
Kunttas Family

The Unicorn in the Room: My Infertility Journey Led to an Unexpected Discovery

Fertility testing revealed that I have a rare condition that makes becoming and staying pregnant difficult

Real Women, Real Stories