Depression

We believed that we were always just one prayer away from seeing the fire. The fire was everything we hoped and prayed for and prophesized; we believed it could start with us.

Holy Fire: How My Pentecostal Faith Burnt My Life To The Ground

I was terrified of falling away from the faith I once believed in so strongly. We had to believe in the miracles because our day-to-day lives were so Read...
Carly Gelsinger    |   10.16.18   |   SHARE
Long Reads
art by Julia Green

Stop Telling People They Have To Unplug For Wellness

It’s more important, and more useful, to encourage people to employ whatever modality works for them in their search for solace. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.8.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
There's nothing more surreal than being depressed and pregnant during what was otherwise one of the happiest times of my life.

What It’s Really Like To Be Depressed And Pregnant

There's nothing more surreal than being depressed and pregnant during what was otherwise one of the happiest times of my life. Read...
Claire Gillespie    |   10.3.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.

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. That there was nothing shameful about postpartum Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
Minds
(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: I'm Exhausted By My Daughter's Depression

I am at my limits of coping with my daughter’s depression. She is depressed and suffers from high anxiety. It is taking its toll. Read...
Erin Khar   |   09.19.18   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
Photo by Cristian Newman on Unsplash

Why Am I So Sad All The Time? 

There seems to be something about being a Millennial that is making me depressed. Our childhoods have left us particularly unprepared for the "real Read...
Annie Walton Doyle    |   07.2.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Photo by Tiago Bandeira on Unsplash

Ask Erin: Should I Accept My Friend's Apology For Sexually Assaulting Me?

I don't know if I should continue the friendship and accept my friend's apology for sexually assaulting me. I am still getting flashbacks and Read...
Erin Khar   |   06.13.18   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
Please reach out if you see someone struggling with depression. (Photo by nikko macaspac on Unsplash)

If You See Me Slipping Into Depression, Please Reach Out

Depression lingers like an unwelcome ghost trailing behind me. And most days, I accept that. I acknowledge that. And, I’m okay. What if one day I’m Read...
Erin Khar   |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
Minds