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Womens Mental Health

Creating a Positive Relationship with Food During the Holidays

Erika Sales | Posted 12.11.2015 | Women
Erika Sales

Over the past few weeks I've received a lot of mixed messages about holiday eating, overeating, and diets that all point back to our culture's tumultuous relationship with food.

A League Of Ordinary Gentlemen: Discussing Mental Health With Men

Phillip Murray | Posted 12.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Phillip Murray

When it comes to talking about the topic of mental and emotional health, what's important is knowing that often just opening the door for the conversation can be effective and helpful. Men are ready for the challenge, I think. After all, facing the unknown, being strong and mastering problems are what men are supposed to do!

Your Post-Pregnancy Shape Is Nobody's Business | MD for Moms

Carly Snyder, MD | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Carly Snyder, MD

Our culture's acceptance and encouragement of 'getting your prebaby body back' has led to a ritualistic dialogue that, when lacking, can leave a woman questioning herself. And how should a woman feel if people do not comment in a positive way about her figure?

We Need to Train Mental Health Professionals to Treat Maternal Mental Health Disorders

Seleni Institute | Posted 10.12.2015 | Parents
Seleni Institute

It's time for graduate programs everywhere to focus on reproductive and maternal mental health. That way, women can feel secure knowing that their experiences will be understood, addressed, and adequately treated, and professionals will be prepared to help women coping with a PMAD.

Bill Cosby Owes Every Woman in America an Apology

Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Romila “Dr. Romie” Mushtaq, MD

On behalf of my sisters, I ask you to utter these three simple words, "I am sorry." Why? When you violate the mind and body of even one sister, you violate the collective soul of our entire sisterhood.

Let's Ask the Right Questions About Mental Illness and Workplace Safety

Lucy Wood | Posted 10.06.2015 | Impact
Lucy Wood

The population of qualified pilots having experienced depression is thought to be at least 10 percent, and that number does not include all of those flying safely with other labels that are connected in the public's mind with risk of a crash.

Mars and Venus in Mental Health

Ross Szabo | Posted 05.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Ross Szabo

We are two different people, but we have a lot of similarities. We are the same age and race. We were both diagnosed with bipolar disorder in our tee...

Afro-Textured Hair: Beautiful and Magical or Nappy Heads in Need of Perminators?

Ama Yawson | Posted 12.02.2014 | Style
Ama Yawson

This type of hair-bullying is not just present in the media. It is present in our homes as learned self-hatred manifests in comments to little girls with looser textures that they have "pretty hair," while little girls with kinkier hair textures are told that they have "bad hair."

Coming Out Of The Mental Illness Closet

Literally, Darling | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

I am slowly beginning to accept that I can make my life look however I want, but under no circumstances can I sit back and wait for things to get better. Life is what you make of it. You have a choice.

Daily Commute Hard On Women's Mental Health, Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 10.24.2011 | Women

Women's mental health takes more of a hit from the daily work commute than men's, a study reported on by WebMD News finds. Co-author of the study ...