"Today I proudly, happily and healthily stand here as someone who will continue to always lead by example as I tirelessly advocate for betterment of those in need."
The 'Confident' singer got candid with Dr. Phil, and opened up about her struggles with addiction, self-harm and suicidal thoughts.
On the outside, it seems that Cara Delevingne has a perfect life. She’s a wildly successful model, actress, and now author. But…
A mom got a tattoo to symbolize her strength after coping with postpartum depression. Postpartum Progress, a national nonprofit blog that offers information and support for pregnant women and new mothers who have postpartum depression (PPD) and other mental illnesses related to pregnancy and childbirth, posted a raw and heartfelt story on its Facebook page from a #WarriorMom. Lucy McEwen, a mother of two who came across the organization during a dark period in her life after her first child was born, recently headed to a tattoo parlor to receive her first body art.
We’ve heard the line a million times: Breast is best. But that kind of pressure can take its toll on a new mom who is already struggling with crazy hormones, no sleep and a total life transformation – not to mention a new baby!
People are increasingly aware of the emotional and mental symptoms, but there are a whole host of unexpected physical symptoms that are associated with depression too, and often people don’t make the link. This strange feeling can be caused by stress or shallow breathing, so is often associated with depression linked to anxiety. Stress and depression can cause hormonal imbalances that can lead to hair loss.
If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks to the powerful link between your physical and mental health.
In it, co-host PJ Vogt interviews Jamie Lauren Keiles, a 23-year-old artist who has struggled with bipolar disorder for a long time, and who has chronicled that struggle via Instagram. As Vogt points out, the “Depressiongrams” she posted when she was at low points weren’t carefully constructed, artful shots — rather, they displayed her condition “in all its brutal monotony.” One photo was just a line of pill bottles, for example. Keiles has been on an upswing lately, and she’s tracked that recovery over time — the photos have gotten a bit happier, more hopeful. Keiles offers an interesting perspective on these issues since she has seen them from both sides.