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What she didn’t know — and what I didn’t say — is that I was one of THOSE people, one who ended up with a needle in her arm.

I Used To Be A Heroin Addict And Now I’m A Mom

When I found out I was pregnant, I reluctantly made the choice to stay clean. I doubted my decision (both to have this baby and to stay sober) the Read...
Erin Khar    |   04.4.16   |   SHARE
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“Hormonal changes during and after pregnancy are NORMAL. Mood changes are NORMAL.” Image: Thinkstock

Something Is Finally Being Done About Pregnancy And Postpartum Depression

“All mothers need access to affordable, reliable, and appropriate mental health care,” explains Jenna Hatfield, 34, the Online Awareness & Read...
Chaunie Brusie of Babble    |   04.1.16   |   SHARE
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My daughter is about as sweet as they come. Image: Thinkstock.

My 2-Year-Old Is The Most Empathetic Person I Know

You see, every time we watch The Lion King — every freakin’ time Mufasa dies — her small fists ball up, her nose and brows furrow, and tears well up Read...
Kim Zapata of Babble    |   03.31.16   |   SHARE
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You're a human, not a yo-yo.

Why Yo-Yo Dieting Isn't Working For You

So many of us try to stick to diets, only to find ourselves bingeing, then restricting more, then bingeing again, then restricting more, yo, yo, yo, Read...
Caroline Dooner    |   03.31.16   |   SHARE
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People with anxiety show a behavior know as over-generalization.

People With Anxiety See The World In An Entirely Different Way

Anxiety isn't something people choose to experience — it's connected with how their brains see the world. A new study conducted by Offir Laufer, Read...
Christine Schoenwald of Your Tango    |   03.30.16   |   SHARE
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What It Really Felt Like To Finally Reach My 'Goal Body'

I always thought that once I had my perfect body that this ideal perfect life would manifest, but once I reached my goal body it was the exact Read...
Sarah Vance    |   03.29.16   |   SHARE
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Frankly, I’m not interested in talking about how Justin Bieber really feels, because I don’t know — I CAN'T know. Image: Justin Bieber/Instagram

Bieber Doesn't Owe Us Anything — Especially Not His Mental Health

The public response to and media coverage of Bieber’s announcement is just run-of-the-mill celebrity gossip. Star makes major decision. Star Read...
Sarit Luban    |   03.25.16   |   SHARE
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When you're supposed to be happy, but you aren't.

When Depression Takes Over Your Pregnancy

I felt lonelier than I ever had before. I didn’t recognize who I was anymore. I tried to play my role, but inside I was drowning. Read...
Priscilla Blossom    |   03.24.16   |   SHARE