Personal Development

18 College Students Reveal What They’d Do If They Got Pregnant

“Probably get an abortion because I’m just starting my life.“

7 hours ago

What If I’m Not The “Right” Kind Of Mentally Ill?

From Twitter hashtags to celebrity interviews, mental illness is having a cultural moment.

1 day ago

4 Ways Practicing Mindfulness Can Improve Your Mental Health

Is mindfulness just another trend, or could it actually have the power to change your life?

May 18, 2018

How Fan-Fiction Played A Central Role In My Bisexual Awakening

As a nerdy millennial, fanfiction is a rite of passage.

May 18, 2018

On Not Eating In Front Of You: Have Patience With Me

I have restrictive type anorexia, something that rears its ugly head at unexpected times.

May 17, 2018

25 People Share The Thing That Made Them Realize They Needed Help

Content warning: Themes of mental illness that some readers may find triggering.

May 17, 2018

How It Felt To See The Man Who Raped Me Find Love

I wanted to see his life fall apart, but instead, I saw him being happy. 

May 11, 2018

All I Care About Is Being Pretty

As I get older, I’m painfully aware that however pretty I am, that prettiness might be approaching the end of its shelf life.

May 10, 2018

Yes, I’m Fat, I’m Not Going Anywhere And I’m Not Shutting Up

I’ve learned that someone else’s opinion of my body doesn’t matter.

May 7, 2018

Two Weeks After My Abortion, Blood Soaked Through My Office Chair

I knew something was wrong. Something was trickling down my legs.
May 7, 2018

This Is What It’s Like To Date After Domestic Abuse

May 4, 2018

What Living With Borderline Personality Disorder Feels Like

I’m taking a deep breath and telling the truth now. 

May 2, 2018

How Making The Bed Helps Me Cope With My Depression

There are days when getting out of bed takes grit.

April 27, 2018

Navigating The Complexities Of My Sexuality As A Black Woman

I can’t help but feel society doesn’t want me to have a positive relationship with sex.

April 25, 2018

Here’s Why You Can’t Stop Procrastinating (It’s Not What You Think)

Stop beating yourself up for being lazy. There’s something deeper going on.

April 24, 2018

Face-To-Face With My Own Fatphobia

“You have Stage 4 Lipedema. It’s a rare fat disease. Your bottom half told me.”

April 20, 2018

Why I Let My Boss Emotionally Abuse Me For Three Years

I spent so many late hours in the office, I started sleeping there.

April 20, 2018

How To Thrive After A Loss, According To A Psychologist

You can — and will — survive this difficult time.

April 19, 2018

3 Women Share Their (Heartbreaking) Abortion Stories

What really happens when you decide to end a pregnancy?

April 18, 2018

How To Hack Your Own Body To Stop Anxiety In Its Tracks

Add these tips to your toolbox, and your next panic attack won’t stand a chance.

April 17, 2018

Introducing My White Family To My Black Culture

The Memphis airport was near desolate when I landed.

April 16, 2018

This Is What An Anxiety Attack Feels Like

Imagine the worst fear of your life and multiply it by ten.

April 13, 2018
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