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Cardi B's Instagram Post About Her Postpartum Depression Is So Real In The Most Cardi B Way

ByKelli Boyle
Cardi B gave birth to her and Offset's daughter, Kulture, on July 10, and the internet learned of the little baby Bardi on July 11. Cardi's remained just as active on social media as ever since giving birth, so it comes as no surprise that she's…

New Research Revealed The Link Between Depression & Lack Of Sleep & It's A Lot To Take In

ByAnnakeara Stinson
The link between depression and lack of sleep is undoubtedly real, but if you're someone who's dealt with these issues, you've probably noticed it feels a bit like a chicken-or-the-egg scenario: Does depression cause sleep issues, or do the sleep…

Katy Perry Opened Up About Dealing With Situational Depression & Her Message Is So Powerful

ByHollee Actman Becker
I think it's pretty amazing when celebrities use their star power to bring attention to an important subject. Serena Williams just did it when she opened up about experiencing postpartum depression. Chrissy Teigen opened up about her experience with…

Michelle Wolf Got Real About Depression On Her Netflix Show & She Totally Nailed It

ByJulia Guerra
It really doesn’t matter whether you struggle with mental illness, or know someone near and dear to you who does; there’s still a very prominent stigma that hangs over the subject like a dry heat, which can make it extremely difficult to really open…

New Research Says This Type Of Workout May Be Best For People With Depression

ByAnnakeara Stinson
If you struggle with depression, then you may have noticed that some of the symptoms can be easier to manage when you focus on certain healthy habits in your lifestyle, like your workout routine. In fact, exercise has long been touted as a great…

Botox Is Being Studied As A Depression Treatment & It Actually Makes So Much Sense

ByKim Carpluk
Botox can do some pretty magical things, like reduce the appearance of fine lines, stop excessive sweating, and help ease migraines — but can Botox treat depression? Whispers of such things have been circulating around the beauty community as of…

This One Line From 'Legally Blonde' May Have Saved A Fan's Life & Bless You, Elle Woods

ByJulia Guerra
When you hear Legally Blonde come up in conversation, what’s the first thing to come to mind? Blonde hair, chihuahuas, and a lot of pink? The story of a headstrong underdog who came out on top? Personally, I judge a movie not by its characters, but…

Francia Raisa & Selena Gomez Battled Depression After Kidney Surgery & It's Heartbreaking

ByKaren Ruffini
Francia Raisa is one hell of a friend to Selena Gomez. By now, you probably know that in September of 2017, Gomez revealed that over the summer she had a kidney transplant, and her donor was her good friend, actress Francia Raisa. I can't even…

There's No Link Between Birth Control & Depression, According To A New Study

ByJulia Guerra
Making the decision to go on birth control is both personal and medical, meaning there are always potential side effects you need to take into consideration first, before committing to one method or another. Of course, how your birth control will…

Chrissy Teigen Got Real About The Huge Worry She Has In Having Her Second Baby

ByKelli Boyle
Chrissy Teigen is pregnant with her second child (a baby boy due this June), and just like after her first pregnancy with baby Luna, she's opening up about her experience with postpartum depression. While speaking at the Create & Cultivate…

Selena Gomez Gets Real About Her New Album & It Will Break Your Heart

ByHollee Actman Becker
You should never judge a book by its cover — or a celebrity, for that matter. Because while Selena Gomez may look stunning on the March 2018 issue of Harper's Bazaar — which will hit newsstands on Feb. 20 — the former Wizards of Waverly Place star…

Selena Gomez Reportedly Just Completed Treatment For Anxiety & Depression

ByKaren Ruffini
It's quite empowering to see that celebrities are opening up about their physical and mental health, because it's important for everyone to realize that the rich and famous are just as susceptible to things like anxiety and depression as the average…

Here's What Dating Is Like When You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder & Depression

ByJen Kirsch
Winter in a snowy city can be beautiful. But when you're someone like me, a full-time freelance writer who can work from home and a person with seasonal affective disorder and depression, it's hard to work up the energy during the cold months to…

Cuddling Really Does Help People With Depression, Science Says

ByJamie Kravitz
There's no argument against the fact that cuddling is good for you. Studies show that a good snuggle can relieve pain, lower your blood pressure, boost your immune system, and reduce the risk of heart disease. Essentially, it's proven to make you…

Cole Sprouse Reveals The Hobby That Pulled Him Out Of Depression & It's So Relatable

ByJulia Guerra
The Sprouse twins grew up surrounded by comedians and wore the standard Disney Channel child star grin well, but it’s important to remember that as soon as the cameras turn off, real life happens, and it isn’t all red carpets and funny scripts…

This Badass Woman Is Changing The Way We Talk About Depression Online & IRL

ByAnnakeara Stinson
A couple weeks ago, I was invited to an event called Sad Girls Club Poetry Slam in Manhattan. I didn't know too much about it, other than some quick research that informed me that Sad Girls Club is a space for young people interested in talking…

11 Celebrity Quotes About Depression That'll Change The Way You Think About Mental Health

ByCaroline Burke
Oct. 10 marks World Mental Health Day, an internationally recognized opportunity for people to spread information and awareness about mental health issues. Despite a large percentage of our society living with mental health disorders, we still tend…

Hurricane Nate Was Downgraded To A “Tropical Depression,” But Is Still Causing Damage

ByDanielle Valente
In recent weeks, the U.S. and surrounding areas in the Caribbean have been subjected to horrific weather, huge devastation, and sadly, the loss of life. As residents in locations along the Gulf Coast braced themselves for a hurricane over the…

6 Red Flags Of Depression That You Might Not Be Paying Much Attention To

ByJulia Guerra
The term “depression” often gets thrown around in its many forms with a less than serious connotation. Maybe you've said you were “depressed” when your favorite show ended, or when you got to the end of a pint of Ben and Jerry's, or perhaps it was…

Ivanka Trump Opened Up About Postpartum Depression And The Responses Were Terrible

ByAlexandra Svokos
Ivanka Trump just can't seem to find any sympathy, no matter how serious or personal she gets. She spoke with Mehmet Oz (aka Dr. Oz) about having "some level" of postpartum depression following the births of each of her three children. She opened up…

6 Ways To Comfort A Friend With Depression, According To Therapists

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Depression is a condition that affects over three million Americans a year. Personally, it's something I've dealt with my whole life, and while I've been fortunate enough to have access to quality professional care, it hasn't always been easy, and…

A Teen's Hair Transformation Shows The Physical Toll Depression Can Have On A Person

ByImani Brammer
She is only 16 years old, yet she couldn't get out of bed unless it was to use the bathroom. Her hair was matted, tangled, and in unmanageable knots. It wasn't until this teenage girl with depression got a hair makeover that she finally received the…

Religion, Health, And Why "Depression" Is Such A Taboo In The Black Community

ByMarquaysa Battle
My brother is five years older than me, but he was a special needs child, due to a learning disability and head trauma he experienced during an accident as an infant. Despite our age difference, I've always treated him more like my younger…

Here's What To Do If You Have Depression And Lose Your Insurance Under The GOP Bill

ByImani Brammer
Want to know what's f*cking tragic? You can live with an illness in this world, and not even have the protection of your supposed governing body to help you carry on with your daily responsibilities in good health. By now, you've probably heard of…

This Is The Most Offensive Thing You Can Say To Someone With Depression

ByImani Brammer
Depression is a constant, dark overcast that follows you, your every breath, your every step, and your every move. It's similar to a shadow, only it doesn't walk with your step; it moves against you. Gripping you, sometimes breaking down your…

This Is How I Used Makeup To Help Cope With My Depression

ByGabrielle LaFrank
For many who struggle with depression, a negative self-image is one of the most important battles to fight. At such a young age, we learn from the media what is and isn't deemed "beautiful." We absorb what sort of characteristics make someone…

Why I'm Happy I Went Against My Doctor's Advice To Treat My Depression

ByRosebud Baker
The first time a doctor verbally diagnosed me with depression, I was 18 years old. My 7-year-old sister had just died in a tragic accident. It made sense to me that I'd be handed a prescription for Zoloft; I felt emotionally paralyzed, which was…

What It's Like To Date When You Have Depression

ByTheresa Massony
Dating is already very much an emotional minefield on a good day. But trying to navigate through the maze of emotions that is dating gets even harder — and can seem impossible — when you're already grappling with a mental illness primarily affecting…

Everest Climber Gets Real About Struggling With Mental Health As An Athlete

ByAlexandra Svokos
Cory Richards, a young, goofy athlete and photographer who climbed Mount Everest last year with countless people watching on Snapchat, isn't necessarily the first person you'd picture when you think about someone dealing with mental health…

Depression Is My Pre-Existing Condition, And I Could Die Under The AHCA

ByAlana Saltz
The American Health Care Act, a bill recently passed by the House of Representatives, has a lengthy list of “pre-existing conditions” that could be subject to excessive insurance premiums. This list includes terminal illnesses like cancer, heart…

5 Heartbreaking Things That Are Stolen From You If You Suffer From Depression

BySyrah London
Depression means different things for different people. Whether it's something you've dealt with your whole life, something that was triggered by an event or something that frequently comes and goes, one thing is certain: Depression steals so…

Depression Isn't Anyone's Fault, And Talking About It Can Help

ByLaura Brickman
Today is World Health Day, the highlight of the World Health Organization's year-long campaign to encourage people with depression to seek and get the help they need, first off, by having a simple conversation and talking about it. Depression has…

Why Yoga Could Be The Best Long-Term Treatment For Depression

ByCamille Theobald
Yoga is an amazing stress reliever, and many therapists prescribe it to their clients who suffer from anxiety. But what about for treating depression? Yep, it can help with that, too. Aerobic exercise in general helps anxiety and depression by…

7 Natural Remedies For Easing Depression That Don't Involve Meds

ByDan Scalco
Depression affects more than 16 million adults in the US each year. That's nearly 7 percent of the country's adult population. Despite its prevalence, depression rarely gets talked about in mainstream media, and it's even rarer that it's talked…

John Legend Speaking On Chrissy Teigen's Postpartum Depression Is So Emotional

ByAdam Silvers
Yet again, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen just proved why they are the definition of couple goals. Earlier this month, the 31-year-old Teigen penned an extremely powerful letter about her battle with postpartum depression and anxiety. The Sports…

Chrissy Teigen Reveals Battle With Postpartum Depression In Heartbreaking Letter

ByAdam Silvers
No one's perfect, but you can be forgiven for thinking model Chrissy Teigen is about as close to perfection as it gets. On the surface, the 31-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit stunner lives each day with husband John Legend and daughter Luna…

Mom's Brutally Honest Post About Being A Parent With Depression Goes Viral

ByAmanda Fama
Suffering from anxiety and depression isn't easy -- especially when you're a mom who's trying to stay strong for her children. Cierra Fortner is well aware of the struggle because she penned a detailed post on Facebook describing what it's like to…

A Meaningless Hookup This Weekend Isn't Going To Make You Feel Less Sad

ByZara Barrie
It's the dead of winter. It's cold, it's lonely, it's frozen and it's jarringly dark outside. The twinkly lights of Christmas and the champagne buzz of New Year's Eve are OVER. And the landscape is looking pretty damn bleak out there, isn't it,…

What You Should Know About Dating Someone With Depression

ByMerylee Sevilla
I remember when I first realized I was depressed and went on my anti-depressants, I instantly thought if anyone ever found out I was depressed, I would be judged by my friends. I was convinced I would lose all my friends if they knew, that they'd…

5 Things You Need To Understand About People With High-Functioning Depression

ByLesley Vos
The alarm rings just as the sun hangs in the night sky waiting to rise. A woman wakes up, and her eyes well up with tears. She crawls out of bed feeling nothing but an awful headache and loneliness. Together with persistent negative thoughts, they…

This Is What It's Like To Have High-Functioning Depression In The Workplace

ByAmanda Katherine
I've struggled with depression for as long as I can remember, but I highly doubt the people closest to me know about it. I've always been sociable, fortunate and successful -- definitely not someone society would categorize as "depressed." But…

You're Not 'Weak' If You Need Medication To Manage Your Anxiety And Depression

ByLogan May
Byline: Just because I look okay doesn't mean that I am I suffer (that is the absolute best term to describe it) from anxiety and depression. I don't choose it. I don't want attention for it. I don't wish it upon my worst enemy. Do you want to know…

How To Tell If Your Post-Breakup Depression Isn't About Missing Your Ex

ByJohn Alex Clark
Getting dumped is really painful. Most people think the main reason for that gnawing pain is because you lost “the love of your life." You think you have lost “The One,” and you don't know how to carry on without them. In reality, however, love is…

Selena Gomez Reveals Why She Went To Rehab In Emotional AMAs Speech

ByAnna Menta
Selena Gomez made a powerful statement on Sunday night at the 2016 American Music Awards. After taking a three month break to treat her depression and anxiety — including spending time in a rehabilitation center — the 24-old-year singer addressed…

If Your SO Can't Deal With Your Post-Election Depression, Dump Them

ByZara Barrie
I'm currently experiencing a severe post-election depression. Donald Trump is the president-elect, and I can't stop crying. I cry every time I see a photograph of a large group of white, bro-ish looking dudes jeering in excitement. It triggers me so…

Running Can Help Prevent Depression, According To Depressing AF Study

ByRosebud Baker
Imagine being crippled by depression, unable to move from your bed for days. You use whatever is left of your dwindling life force to schedule an appointment with your doctor, who makes you wait three more weeks to come in. WTF? By some miracle,…

3 Ways You Can Use Lavender To Boost Your Mood And Beat The Winter Blues

ByJenn Ryan
I don't know about you, but I hate winter. Sure, the holidays are nice and all (if you can call getting bombarded with questions at family events, getting food stuffed down your throat at Thanksgiving and seeing your uncle who's high on crack…

4 Ways To Help You Heal Your Heartbreak Depression

ByZara Barrie
Oh, models. They look so pore-less, perfect and polished. It's infuriating, isn't it? As I sit here gazing at a picture of Miranda Kerr with my broken-out skin and split ends, I wonder how it's even possible for a woman so soft and serene-looking to…

Miranda Kerr Talks Orlando Bloom And Post-Breakup Depression In Sad Interview

ByKatie Corvino
Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom were arguably one of the cutest couples of all time. Unfortunately, the couple ended their marriage in 2013, but their adorable photos and memories will live forever in our hearts. I'M SOBBING. Three years later, the…

Adele Gets Candid About Postpartum Depression: 'I Felt Very Inadequate'

ByAnna Menta
Adele has suffered through a lot of sadness in her life. However, we rarely hear about the sadness she felt after having her child. The 28-year-old singer opened up about her experience with postpartum depression in a recent interview with Vanity…