Category: Mental Health

In addition to owning the same pair of shoes, my 16-year-old daughter and I also take the same antidepressant. When I was in my 30’s after giving birth to...

There’s nothing new about anxiety. Yet despite its relative commonality in the Australian population there’s still so much we don’t know about how to really help someone dealing with the...

What is “emotional numbness”? Mighty contributor Elizabeth Duff shared how she defines it in her piece, “When Depression Makes Me Numb, Not Sad” One symptom I wish more people...

If someone tells me to picture an anxious person, I usually envision some form of pacing back and forth, sweating, heart pounding, panic attacks, and hyperventilation. But not anger....

I’d been avoiding it like the plague. I just couldn’t handle the idea of sitting in that chair, facing all the questions. And I was stuck in a wrestling...

Trigger warning: suicide Danielle Bencze never imagined she’d be living the life she’s been living since May 26. That Saturday, her 12-year-old son Jack went outside as he often did...

When you become a parent, sleep becomes currency. It’s the money we wish we had to alleviate the stress and physical pain from being awake too many hours out...

Recently my oldest daughter, who’s 7 years old, asked what I was afraid of. What scares me? Besides the usual fears of being a stressed out parent, unable to...

*This post is brought to you by i-screen The most annoying part about going to the Doctor is when you have to go to all the trouble of getting...

Trigger warning: suicide On the day this photo was taken, I contemplated killing myself. I recently posted my depression story on social media: I’ve been struggling to find the words. I suffer from PTSD, anxiety, and postpartum depression....