• What Does Depression Feel Like?

    I hate my depression. It makes me feel like a failure. It keeps me from enjoying a life that I love and am so grateful for. I’ve been battling depression off and on for several years. Sometimes I can get to…

  • 7 Cabin Fever Cures During COVID-19 Lockdown

    I’ve put together this easy list of cabin fever cures because over 100 countries have been in some state of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting billions worldwide. In fact, more people have been under lockdown due to COVID-19 than…

  • Mom with postpartum depression and newborn

    Mom Triumphs: Severe Postpartum Depression

    This story hits really close to home. Postpartum depression affects roughly 1 in 10 women after birth, including those without a previous history of depression. I too have experienced the toll it can take. After having a baby, it can sometimes…

  • Mom Triumphs: Breast Cancer While Pregnant

    This is the first post in a new series called Mom Triumphs. I’m so grateful to Anissa of Mama Goes Beyond for sharing her story. Reading it for the first time struck me at my core. You don’t want to miss…

  • A couple cuddles in bed exploring their sex life after baby

    Dear Husband: About Our Sex Life After Baby

    Having a baby comes along with so many life changes, one of which can be a sex life that feels completely unrecognizable from what you had before. “What sex life?!” you may be asking. Exactly. The business of baby-making may seem…

  • Depressed teen looking out a window

    Uplifting Books for Teens With Depression or Anxiety

    Depression in teens is on the rise in America. If your teen is one of the over 3 million who struggles with depression or anxiety (or both), they can use every opportunity to give themselves a mental boost. Negative thinking from…