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Reed Farrel Coleman Impresses With WHERE IT HURTS

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.06.2016 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review - Jackie K Cooper WHERE IT HURTS by Reed Farrell Coleman If you...

How Can I Be Transgender? I'm Not Miserable and Depressed

Bethany Grace Howe | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Bethany Grace Howe

The stereotype of the unhappy transgender person is everywhere. It certainly makes good TV, and no one ever made a magazine cover saying, "Hello, I'm relentlessly content."

From Suicide to Success

George Bell | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
George Bell

I was told last week I was going to be a blogger for The Huffington Post and naturally I was ecstatic. It is one of the world's most read news sources...

Revolutionary Way to Be Healthy #17: Reap the Rewards

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

While there's nothing wrong with chasing the torso of your dreams (particularly if you enjoy the chase), I have found that there's greater value in expanding our horizons, and seeing that we can win much bigger than that.

Depression Screening Recommendation For All Adults Is A Step In The Right Direction

Michele Nealon-Woods | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Nealon-Woods

As a next step, we need to ensure that funding from the federal government is in place to support community mental health centers that can offer screening and treatment services. Mental health prevention goes a long way in ensuring the overall well-being of our nation.

Natural Happiness: The Truth About Exercise and Depression

James Clear | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Whatever you choose, pick it now, start small, and begin proving to yourself that you can become the type of person you want to become. Tiny habits, when repeated consistently, can be the difference success or failure, confidence or doubt, and even happiness or depression.

The Tyranny of Perfection

Dr. Randy Kamen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Randy Kamen

The pursuit of perfection contributes to heightened anxiety, stress, depression, and diminished self esteem. At the same time we cheat ourselves out of the potential joy and satisfaction that could be gleaned from what we do accomplish.

A Surprising Number Of Teens With Depression Aren't Getting Treatment

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Many teens diagnosed with depression don’t immediately receive needed follow-up care even when therapy is recommended or med...

Managing Mental Illness and Depression

Quora | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

O-Kern-Homa, the 2016 Edition

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Domenick Scudera

This woman needs to talk to someone about why she is ignoring the duties she was elected to do in lieu of drafting needless, dangerous, discriminatory bills.

Positive Thinking May Come With A Very Big Negative

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Science

So much for the power of positive thinking. Surprising new research suggests that indulging in upbeat fantasies may exacerbate symptoms of depression...

My Secret BFF

Alyson Seligman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Alyson Seligman

Let me be honest. I have a secret BFF. She's the coolest girl who I confide everything to, without judgement and with brutal honestly (okay, nearly br...

5 Ways to Beat Those Winter Blues!

Christine Carter | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter

Let's try to fight these bitter blues with some intentional steps toward finding light in the dark of winter, okay? I'm going to actively indulge myself with the following choices, and I invite you to do the same if you struggle from the winter blues.

Body on the Line and Being Thankful for Our Precious Lives

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Kay Tacke Morse

I am once again on the train. It takes about 3.5 hours to transport my fellow passengers and me from Seattle to Portland. I love the train. Cup of tea or wine. My book club book and story writing time. Stare out the window time, daydreaming time. Drool on my blanket time.

How To Travel With Mental Illness

Shanny Matterson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Travel
Shanny Matterson

Here's a scary statistic for you: Around 450 million people currently suffer from [mental illness], placing mental disorders among the leading caus...

The One Thing Everyone Will Have to Know to Be Happy

Thomas Reissmann | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Reissmann

I recently interviewed a hairdresser in Houston for a documentary on adversity. He gets to hear from people of all walks of life every day. It made ...

Mental Illness Gets the Celebrity Treatment. That's a Good Thing

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Back in 2014, Dunham's memoir, Not That Kind of Girl, included a list of things that keep her up at night. Meanwhile, a realistic, yet not overly dramatized depiction of OCD gets a good amount of screen time on Girls in the form of Dunham's character. But is there such a thing as too revealing?

Our (Severely Depressed) Child Was Left Behind

Amy Aves Challenger | Posted 01.28.2016 | Parents
Amy Aves Challenger

For the last four months, my son has been severely depressed, buried in a down comforter desiring only to attach to a computer or snuggle with a pillow. I've feared losing him. He's rarely been willing to leave the house or often his room.

Part 1: Do You Have Adult ADHD? A Psychiatrist Explains How You Can Tell

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

After reading the criteria and the symptoms, if you believe you may have ADHD you should speak with your primary care doctor or establish an evaluation with a psychiatrist.

This Powerful Video Proves Depression Isn't Always Obvious

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.28.2016 | Healthy Living

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One Year Since a Layoff Reignited My Depression

Vanessa Berben | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Berben

And you know what? This year of trying something totally new has become one of the most rewarding of my life. This job, while hard and emotionally draining at times, is also the most satisfying thing I've ever done professionally.

What Happened When One Woman Got Real About Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women

After publicly sharing her experience with sexual assault, depression and an eating disorder, Jessica Walsh realized she wasn’t alone. Now, she ...

Battle Scars

Allison Arnone | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Allison Arnone

Do you really know what goes on behind closed doors? Do you know the struggles -- the "battles" -- that the people in your life are facing? In some cases, you may.

This Is What Mental Illness Looks Like

Alexandria Montgomery | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandria Montgomery

I am 26 years old, and I currently live at home. I flunked out of university my freshman year as a basketball player on a partial scholarship, and I w...

Panel Recommends Depression Screening For Pregnant And Postpartum Women

Reuters | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.27.2016 | Parents

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