Depression

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

I Have Compassion For Everyone Struggling With Depression. Except Myself.

How Sulking Helped Me Become A Happier Person

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

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.

Why I Feel Like A Total Fake (And How I Deal With It)

After all, no-one else has a clue what they’re doing, either.

Sometimes, You Need To Embrace The Crapstorm Of Life

“Acknowledging the complexity of life may be an especially fruitful path to psychological wellbeing.”

Can Antidepressants Make You Fall Out Of Love?

When it comes to brain chemistry, love and depression aren’t that different.

I Thought I Was “Too Young” For Mental Health Problems

I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.

Depression Is A Serious Illness. Not A Mood, Or An Attitude.

Telling a depressed person to “shake it off” is not an effective way to treat the illness.

What I Wish People Understood About Living With PTSD

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

Cutting Deep: The Truth About Self-Harm

When emotional pain cuts deep, self-harm can feel like the only answer. 

Being Diagnosed With PCOS Changed My Life

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

A Tattoo Helped Heal My Postpartum Blues​

I wasn’t sure a tattoo would help me move through the hollowness, but I’m glad I spread my wings and took that chance.

4 Ways To Stop Overthinking From Ruining Your Relationships

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

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