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Here's how you can support your metnally ill partner.

8 Ways To Support Your Mentally Ill Partner

Mentally ill folks are not all the same so this is by no means an exhaustive list. But it’s a start when it comes to supporting your mentally ill Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.6.17   |   SHARE
This one small act of including a character with clinical depression is one way of opening the door to much larger conversations.

A Television Series Is Changing The Conversation On Mental Illness

You’re the Worst is tackling depression on television with grace, understanding, and compassion. It's changing the conversation on mental illness. Read...
Lauren Rearick    |   10.6.17   |   SHARE

The Worst Side Effect Of Bipolar Disorder Is The Shame

I wasn’t thankful. I was too negative. I wasn’t doing enough. When I found out my mood swings weren't my fault, that I had bipolar disorder, I cried. Read...
Anonymous    |   10.6.17   |   SHARE
The author with her dear friend. (Image: Stache)

Call Me Mary Poppins: In Praise Of Positivity  

Maybe all of those people who distanced themselves from emotion and frowned upon my "Mary Poppins" outlook had been right all along. Read...
Kathryn Buckley    |   10.5.17   |   SHARE
I want to live my best life and, honestly, it's exhausting.

The Endless Quest To 'Live My Best Life:' Honestly, It's Just Exhausting

I want to live my best life and, honestly, it's exhausting. Sometimes I wish I could just take a break and say I'm content with where I'm at. Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   10.5.17   |   SHARE
I’m An Exhausted Empath!

What’s Not Said: I’m An Exhausted Empath

If you’re an empath, you probably easily absorb the emotions of others and need time alone to decompress. If you're like me you're one exhausted Read...
Lisa Marie Basile    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE
So, let’s clear something up right now: You have a right to feel your feelings. Full stop.

Feel Your Feelings And Don't Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise

Feelings are important. I don’t mean this in a trite, self-help sort of way. I mean, you have a right to your feelings. Full stop. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE
I’m an ambivert. And if you’ve ever felt like you don’t quite fit into the introvert or extrovert crowds, maybe you are too!

Finding Out I'm An Ambivert Totally Changed My Life

I spent most of my life assuming I was an introvert, but not a very good one. Then finding out I'm an ambivert totally changed my life! Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE