It was tough to narrow down a list of songs that made me really happy to ten. Hopefully one of these songs will help to make your day just a little bit better.
Just like making friends or dating, finding the right person can talk some time and effort. Here are a couple of tips to make it easier.
I had a general idea of what it meant, but it wasn’t until I had firsthand experience with mental illness that I fully grasped the meaning of stigma.
After my suicide attempt and years of struggling with depression, I've found some pretty reliable ways to give myself a strong dose of self-love during my darkest moments.
I felt that mental illness was a blemish on my image, the equivalent of getting an F in school.
After struggling with an eating disorder for years, I needed a gentle exercise that helped me strengthen my muscles and my mind.
It is difficult to even put into words the affect that a supportive, compassionate community can have on esteem, identity, and recovery. These tips may help you find yours.
Growing up, I never thought I was gay. As a child, surrounded by the stories of Disney princesses and The Notebook, I developed romantic tunnel vision, seeing the only path to happiness as one that ended like the stories I so happily devoured. My avid imagination spurred my fantasies into intricate tales of me and […]
When we put out a call for summer YM Bloggers, FIFTY (yep, 5-0) of you wanted to volunteer. Picking these six amazing bloggers— Anna, Detrick, Lindsey, Maya, Megan and Samantha— was no easy feat. I think you will fall in love with their stories, relate to their advice, and come away feeling with the feeling […]
While I’ve always been an “anxious” person, I never considered myself someone with anxiety until this past year. I was trying to make my senior year of high school count, which resulted in me putting a lot of pressure on myself to succeed. That’s when my anxious feelings began to take over my life. Anxiety […]