As Lauren was struggling to integrate motherhood into her chaotic lifestyle, she was laid off. At first, she saw it as the ultimate failure, but it turned out to be an incredible gift.
Tagged: mental health
For years, Carol was glued to her Christmas traditions. Although they brought her joy, they also brought undue stress. This past Christmas, she decided to do something different.
Today I rise. I rise.
I stand walking naked unaided across beds,
Beds of fire.
Feet now hardened, prepared
To lunge, to fly, to leap.
Medications led Tabita’s 13-year-old daughter to hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, and eight psychiatric hospitalizations. Here’s how she healed.
Looking back at a past of mental distress and addiction, Elsa celebrates two and a half years of healing and discovering her true self.
Sarah’s family and friends urged her to try antidepressants. To make them happy, she did. Here’s what she learned about taking care of herself.
A jaw-dropping story of one woman’s journey through traumatic grief, attempted suicide, and crippling seizures, and onward to healing and leadership.
After a long struggle with mental illness and misdiagnosis, running taught Sharon that neither her struggle nor her salvation were “all in her head.”
As a doctor, when Erin developed depression, she accepted the “standard of care”—anti-depressants. But the pills didn’t help. Oscar Wilde did.
Laura lost her only brother to suicide. On her journey of healing, she wrote this beautiful, moving, and intimate poem.