As someone who has been fighting depression for the majority of my life, expressing positive emotions feels new... and pretty great.
I know I’m not the only one who has struggled with money while also dealing with depression and anxiety, so I’m sharing how I was able to gain control.
Self-harm doesn’t equal suicidal. AJ shares why she cut herself and how you can help someone break the habit.
Emma knew her mom would be getting depressed during the holidays this year, so she made her a present that would warm her heart and help her through her pain. That's how the Happy Box was born.
About six months ago that AJ discovered that she has both anxiety and depression. Since then, her mental health has become easier to understand in general.
One particular night, YM Blogger Heather wanted to take her own life. Instead, she called the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Here's what happened next.
This time of year is hard for a lot of people for lots of reasons. There is the stress of the holidays. There are the challenges of coping with family. For many people this time of year is tough because of fewer daylight hours and less exposure to the sun in general. This lack of light in the winter season sometimes causes people to have symptoms of depression. We can write these feelings off [...]
I can’t tell you how often I used to tell myself that I couldn’t do something. No one else was telling me this, I just had no confidence myself. I couldn't see that my greatest enemy was me.
When I was depressed, I wanted a quick fix to my issues. Living in a world of immediate gratification, I wanted my problems to go away quickly and simply. After years of looking to others to fix me, I finally turned to the one person that I was avoiding...me.
On December 4, 2011, after attempting to overdose on over-the-counter drugs, I was not thrilled to still be alive. Three years later, I am happy to be here. This is the story about the day that changed my life.