Depression

You will survive your divorce.

You Will Survive Your Divorce

The breaks and the cracks and the places where we fall apart all hurt, but those are the places where the reinforcement happens. The breaks are a Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.14.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something else.

When You're Grieving 

When you're grieving... Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something else. Out of suffering grew envy and out of that grew something Read...
Lydia A. Cyrus of Luna Luna Magazine    |   05.14.18   |   SHARE
Voices
Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash

Feeling Depressed Is Different Than Being Depressed

I'm not here to discredit your experience. What I'm here to say is that "feeling depressed" is a different beast than “having depression.” Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   05.3.18   |   SHARE
Minds
Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash

How Books And Media Helped Me Through A Depressive Episode

In a moment when I couldn’t write myself, it was the writing of others that brought me back from the brink of my depressive episode. Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   03.26.18   |   SHARE
Minds
International Day of Happiness is a bunch of nonsense. Stop telling people to be happy.

Not To Be A Downer, But The International Day Of Happiness Is Some Bullsh*t

Today is International Day Of Happiness. It’s a damaging narrative that invalidates the experiences of people who are simply unable to be happy. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.20.18   |   SHARE
Trending
It is one thing to harbor a little mommy guilt as the kids grow older, but it’s another to parent through anxiety.

Mommy Guilt Can Be A Sign Of Anxiety 

It is one thing to harbor a little mommy guilt as the kids grow older, but it’s another to parent through anxiety — letting fear dictate every Read...
Jonita Davis    |   03.12.18   |   SHARE
Families
Chances are pretty good that at some point they are going to be depressed. (image credit: Julia Green)

Mommabare: How Do I Talk To My Kids About Depression (And Why)? 

Talk to your kids about depression! Truly. They could probably do a better job of explaining your depression to you than you can them. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.12.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present.

What To Do When You Have Postpartum Anxiety

Awash in the postpartum anxiety, I felt glued to the couch, unable to mobilize myself to get anything done except the bare basics of being a present. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   03.9.18   |   SHARE
Families