Depression

Being Diagnosed With PCOS Changed My Life

I thought all my symptoms were a “normal” part of being a woman.

19 Ways To Care For Your Mental Health This World Mental Health Day

October 10 is World Mental Health Day, and that’s as good a time as ever to start prioritizing your mental health.

What It Feels Like Living With Depression, The ‘Uncool’ Mental Illness.

Mental health isn’t a popularity contest. But if it was one, depression would be losing.

I Lost 90 Pounds, But It Didn’t Make Me Happy

A lifetime of living as “the fat girl” left me with serious emotional scars that no diet could heal.

Sophie Rutkowski Is Fighting Back At Instagram For Censoring Her Scars

“My scars do not make me ugly or weak, but are something that I can learn and grow from.”

Here’s Why Some Women Get Pre-Period Depression

Sufferers of PDD experience profound feelings of sadness before their period.

Tales Of A F*ckgirl: The Ending You Never Saw Coming

“I really care about you but I can’t do this anymore.’ The eleventh and final installment in the Tales of a Fuckgirl series…

How Sulking Helped Me Become A Happier Person

Who knew crying in bed with chocolate would change my life?

I Was Diagnosed With Anxiety 5 Times Before I Took It Seriously

How can I sit here and encourage other women to talk about their mental health when I can’t even be honest about mine?

On Tidying Up And Mental Illness

There’s nothing I can let go of that ends my renewed experiences of stigma and shame surrounding mental illness.

The Myth of Being Over Depression

You only ever really temporarily come up for air before being pulled back under.

What It’s Like To Be In A Relationship When You Both Have Depression

Depression is difficult to live with, alone, or in a couple. 

Toxic Positivity: Demanding ‘Good Vibes’ Is Inspiring Precisely No One

Demanding good vibes from all people at all times is doing more harm than good…

I’ve Lied At Every Job I’ve Ever Had

Dear Current Boss; I hope you’re not reading this.

13 Women On What Really Happens When You Go Off Antidepressants

“I ended up staying on antidepressants for over five years because each time I tried to wean off, I had the worst withdrawals…”

27 Little Things You Can Do For Yourself Today To Lessen Depression

When depression has you in its grip, try these simple ways to feel better.

How I’d Describe Depression To Someone Who’s Never Lived With It

I know I could tell you that it’s about feeling sad, but it’s much more than that.

I Feel Overcome With Guilt For Taking Time Off Work For My Anxiety

I am doing this at the risk of people who may criticize or question me, because at least some part of me knows: If I don’t, something worse will happen to me, and soon. 

What It’s Like To Be Depressed – And Pregnant

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