Posts tagged "mental health"

Maybe I’m Not “Meant” To Be A Mother (And That’s Okay)

Having never even considered what lay beyond the point of imaginary motherhood, my ticking biological clock took on a more foreboding sound, a countdown slog towards, well, death.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 2, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Crossfitter Snatches To “Single Ladies,” Talks About Masculinity, Wins At Life

Behold, the best thing maybe ever on the internet!

Crossfitter Khan Porter re-posted a video of himself doing a choreographed snatch to Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies” after

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 15, 2016 - 1:45 pm

Coming Out As Borderline

The internet is nasty to people with BPD – here’s what it’s really like.

Lauren McGrath | January 8, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: 11 Ways To Make Tough Decisions

Ugh, decisions. Some big choices are simple even though they come with high stakes, because somehow you just know exactly what move is right for you. You might even feel…

Claire Hannum | December 10, 2015 - 3:10 pm

Check Your Vibes: How To Have The Perfect Weekend Getaway

I’m all about periodic quality weekend escapes (and I think everyone should be!), but there is a distinct art to them — getting out of town is only half the…

Claire Hannum | December 2, 2015 - 10:45 am

Missy Elliott’s Anxiety Disorder & Why It Matters When Celebrities Come Forward

Clearly, Elliott hasn’t allowed her anxiety — or anything else — to define her.

Katie Klabusich | November 24, 2015 - 9:00 am

The Things I’ve Shredded

I’m moving to Texas next week, and I’m not bringing the contents of my filing cabinet with me. Nor am I leaving them in the ALDI bag that’s been sitting

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 19, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: 25 Ways To Calm Down Right This Second

First, take a chill pill.

Claire Hannum | November 19, 2015 - 10:30 am

Check Your Vibes: 10 Ways To Prioritize Yourself In A Needy World

All day long, women receive both spoken and unspoken signals prompting us to give up some or all of our own comfort for the happiness of others, because apparently, not

Claire Hannum | November 12, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: 10 Reasons You Feel Busier Than You Actually Are

We all have the same number of hours in a day, so why is it so easy to feel like we’re more overscheduled and stressed than anyone else we know?

Claire Hannum | November 6, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Worrying Is Good For You, So Stop Worrying That It’s Bad For You

Are you worried? Don’t worry. It’s okay.

Megan Reynolds | November 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Check Your Vibes: 9 Ways To Ace The Most Soul-Crushing Season Of The Year

Look, not to be a huge Debbie Downer or anything, but this season is the hardest of the year for a lot of the planet. Yes, the empty, frigid days…

Claire Hannum | October 28, 2015 - 10:30 am

Check Your Vibes: 8 More Ways To Leave Procrastination In The Dust

We need to talk about procrastination. Yes, again. I’ve written about it before, but seeing as it’s basically a silent epidemic, we need to talk about it some more. My past…

Claire Hannum | October 19, 2015 - 1:10 pm

Lamar Odom’s Drug Problems Are Not For Khloe Kardashian To Fix

Women are not responsible for saving men with mental health problems. I repeat: Women are not responsible for saving men with mental health problems.

Tiffanie Drayton | October 19, 2015 - 10:20 am

Check Your Vibes: 8 Ways To Find Extra Time In Your Day

Sometimes it feels like no matter where I go or what I do in my downtime, I can never escape the heavy weight of the “shoulds” on my shoulders. I…

Claire Hannum | October 5, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Woman Fulfills Life-Long Dream Of Being Blind By Pouring Drain Cleaner In Her Eyes

Jewel Shuping had dreamed of being blind since she was a little girl, thanks to a rare psychological condition called Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), which causes people to believe…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2015 - 10:30 am

Check Your Vibes: 8 Ways To Make Friends Like A Grown-Up

Remember when you were in middle school and your new future BFF sort of just appeared next to you in your third period science class, and you were suddenly joined…

Claire Hannum | September 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: Is Being Loyal Ever A Bad Thing?

I was on the phone with my mom the other day, pondering aloud whether switching dentists was a regrettable thing to do, when I mentioned that in a way, I’d…

Claire Hannum | September 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Let’s Get Miserable: 5 Fall Non-Fiction Books About The Other Side Of Happiness

Think positively.  Say affirmations.  Be still in the moment. Journal!!!!
We are told to find gratitude when we feel deficient. To pray for serenity when anxious thoughts get the…

Vanessa Vallon | September 18, 2015 - 10:15 am

Check Your Vibes: 10 Things I’ve Learned About Grief To Help Get You Through

 

A little over a year ago, my dad died very unexpectedly, something I’ve written about a lot on this site. As time has gone on, the nature…

Claire Hannum | September 16, 2015 - 10:20 am
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