Depression

Growing Up With Mental Illness, But Without The Stigma

I wasn’t raised to hide mental illness, even during times of crisis.

12 hours ago

11 Lies Depression Tells You, And How To Stop Believing Them

Depression is the most convincing liar you’ll ever meet.

October 5, 2017

I’m Not The Girl In The Mirror

Mental illness has a way of warping your sense of reality.

October 5, 2017

Dear World: Looking Happy ISN’T A Sign Someone’s Okay

Don’t assume someone is fine just because they’re smiling. 

October 3, 2017

19 Ways To Care For Your Mental Health During MIAW

October 1–7 is Mental Illness Awareness Week; and that’s as good a time as ever to start prioritizing your mental health.

October 2, 2017

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.

September 27, 2017

I’ve Lied At Every Job I’ve Ever Had

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

September 19, 2017

This Is What Depression Feels Like

Depression is the monster that makes your nightmares a reality.

September 19, 2017

The Hardest Part Of My Depression Is Knowing It Will Come Back

Here’s the thing about depression: it cycles.

July 19, 2017

4 Ways To Stop Overthinking From Ruining Your Relationships

Because your brain never switches off, no matter how much you want it to.

July 12, 2017

How Sulking Helped Me Become A Happier Person

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

June 26, 2017

What I Wish People Understood About Living With PTSD

Imagine living the worst moment of your life over and over again. 

June 22, 2017

4 Ways Taking A Beach Vacation Can Improve Your Mental Health

You might want to start looking for a cheap plane ticket…

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. 

April 25, 2017

Research Confirms That The Pill Could Be Ruining Your Quality Of Life

It might be time to rethink your birth control method.

April 20, 2017

When Shopping For Clothes Is Worse Than Hell

Call it a quirk, but I just can’t go clothes shopping. 

April 17, 2017

It Took Me Years To Realize I Deserve Good Things

Sometimes we have to hit rock bottom before we realize how far we’ve fallen.

March 27, 2017

The Myth of Being Over Depression

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

March 24, 2017

It May Be Time to Ditch Your Coping Mechanisms

We can’t just cope forever. Eventually we have to heal.

March 10, 2017

Needing Medication Doesn’t Make You a Failure

Taking care of yourself is never a failing.

February 27, 2017
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