Mental Health

Ways to promote mental health and deal with mental health challenges. Sharing real stories to end stigma.

  • Mom Triumphs: PTSD and Motherhood

    People with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often suffer in silence. In this post, a mother of two shares her story on finally getting help for her PTSD and learning how to better manage her symptoms. PTSD and motherhood brings its own…

  • 3 Interesting Mental Health Apps Worth Trying in 2021

    The prolonged dumpster fire of 2020 had many of us searching for ways to preserve our mental health. The data support what we’ve all expected—depression and anxiety symptoms worsened over the long period of lockdown due to COVID-19. People with existing…

  • Relieve Emotional Burden With a Forgiveness Letter

    Being able to forgive can improve your own mental and physical health. As good as this sounds, it doesn’t mean forgiveness is easy. Most of us are painfully aware of how difficult it can be to forgive someone who has wronged…

  • 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…

  • 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…