Posts tagged "depression"

Girl Talk: I’m An Extreme Emotions Junkie

I came to a new understanding about myself recently. At my session last week, after hearing me go on and on about a recent bout of man-related depression, my therapist…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 10, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: How A Happy Light Saved Me From SAD

After Daylight Saving Time ended in November, the old adage “spring ahead, fall behind” began to ring true. I not only fell behind in projects, socializing, and errands, all I…

Rainbow Kirby | January 6, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Girls Who Start Menstruating Early Are More Likely To Suffer From Depression

I got my first period when I was 12 about to turn 13. I, of course, felt like I was the last one. My friends Annie and Sarah both got…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 5, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Gwyneth Paltrow Opens Up About Postpartum Depression

“[After the birth of her son, Moses,] I felt like a zombie. I couldn’t access my heart. I couldn’t access my emotions. I couldn’t connect.It was terrible, it was the…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2011 - 5:30 pm

Kirsten Dunst Talks About Depression

“I think most people in their twenties go through some sort of depression. If you’re successful at a young age, no matter the profession, there has to come a time…

Ami Angelowicz | December 8, 2010 - 6:20 pm

20 Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

We are less than three weeks away from the shortest day of the year and if you’re anything like me, you’re starting to feel the effects of the winter blues…

Wendy Atterberry | December 3, 2010 - 2:30 pm

At-Home Electroshock Therapy Sounds Scary

You know what sounds like a terrible idea? At-home electroshock therapy. But according to The Daily Beast, this isn’t as terrifying as it sounds. Writer Casey Schwartz decided to test…

Kate Torgovnick/ | December 3, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Frisky Q&A: Brittany Snow On The “Love Is Louder” Campaign

Brittany Snow is one of those celebs who I’ve enjoyed onscreen — in the “Hairspray” remake, “Prom Night,” a singular episode of “Gossip Girl” during a Lily Van Der Woodsen…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Frisky Reader Advice: How You Deal With The Winter Blues

If you thought this fall/winter was gnarly before, get ready for it to get a whole lot worse: This weekend saw the end of Daylight Saving Time, which means we’ll…

Julie Gerstein | November 8, 2010 - 1:00 pm

How Do You Deal With The Winter Blues?

Guys, fall/winter gloom has officially arrived. By the late afternoon it’s already dark out! I don’t know about you, but the lack of serious sunlight hours are starting to get…

Julie Gerstein | November 5, 2010 - 12:40 pm

How Do You Get Yourself Out Of A Crap Mood?

I’m not gonna lie — the last two weeks have been a blur of crapitude. Cavities, a bad cold, emotional dramz and more have left me both physically and psychologically…

Julie Gerstein | October 15, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Girl Talk: Explaining Depression

Depression, the way it’s depicted in popular culture and cultural myth is almost glamorous. Someone who is struggling under the weight of their depression is depicted as reflective. Brooding. Intense.

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2010 - 3:00 pm

How Jon Hamm Battled Depression

“I struggled with chronic depression. I was in bad shape. I knew I had to get back in school and back in some kind of structured environment and… continue. […]…

Wendy Atterberry | September 22, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Girl Talk: In Praise Of Mental Health Days

When I was growing up I had a friend who was as aloof as she was glamorous. She had a way of holding the cutest and most charming boys in…

Jessica Wakeman | September 21, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Tips For Dealing With Your First Semester Of College

Going away to college is scary — don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. When I left my little, rural town in upstate New York and came to the big city…

Nikki Dowling | September 10, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Dear Wendy: “I’m Depressed, So I Want To Cheat On My Wife”

I am a 41-year-old professional man married to a beautiful woman. For the past few years I have felt that there has to be more to life than what I’ve…

Wendy Atterberry | August 30, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Men Also Feel The Emotional Pain Of A Miscarriage

New research has dispelled the assumption that men don’t bond with an unborn child as much as women do and, therefore, don’t feel as depressed after a miscarriage. According to…

Annika Harris | July 26, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Dumped Me Because I’m Depressed”

I’m one year out of college and really struggling with anxiety. It recently got to a point where I would talk about suicide with my (now ex) boyfriend and my…

Wendy Atterberry | July 13, 2010 - 2:00 pm

How To Deal With Depression When You’re Trying To Get Pregnant

I try to divorce Michael at least once a month. I blame this on my PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or what I like to call “PMS on crack”), though I’ve… | June 27, 2010 - 11:30 am

Dear Wendy: “I Can’t Climax On My Meds”

I’m a 25-year-old single woman with diagnosed clinical depression. I received this diagnosis about five years ago and have been on the same medication off and on since. It has…

Wendy Atterberry | June 26, 2010 - 2:00 pm