Mind

Postpartum depression: one woman’s story of ‘motherhood wrapped in a fog’

I felt I was losing my identity. I was a bad mother. That was the name of my postpartum depression:…

I made friends with my panic attacks & regained control of my life

Three epiphanies made their way to the forefront of my psyche. They were game changing.

8 life lessons for women from the ‘very normal’ mother of ‘The Little Flower’

If St. Therese turned out so well, then what in the world are we so…

5 steps to conquer negative thinking

These simple tweaks had me feeling more positive in minutes.

When God seems absent: finding hope and help for depression

Grappling with depression is always hard, but especially during the holiday season. Here are five tips to help you or a loved one cope.

The unsung role of churches in fighting depression

A church community, filled with people from all walks of life, can offer perspective to young people who may feel trapped in the claustrophobic world of middle school or high school.

6 ways to combat seasonal affective disorder before it sets in

Daylight Saving Time gave us all an extra hour, but if it also gave you (or a loved one) depression, these tips will help.

3 charitable ways to help prevent Alzheimer’s & loneliness in seniors

A regular chat or outing may prevent Alzheimer's in someone you love.

4 real health benefits of love & marriage

Finding your prince charming isn't just spiritually fulfilling, it's good for your physical and mental health.

A little shame is good for your soul

Feelings of shame and guilt can be a useful learning tool, helping us better ourselves and forgive one another.

3 things science says you shouldn’t do when you’re angry

Avoiding these three activities when you're mad can mean a healthier life.

Study finds a link between the pill & depression: I couldn’t agree more

More evidence has come out linking contraceptives to risky side effects, like depression, shining more understanding on one woman's personal…

Why you should read one chapter a day … with grandma, too

Regular reading habits can lengthen your lifespan, especially for those already over the age of 65.

Why is everyone so impatient with Sheryl Sandberg’s grief?

Sheryl Sandberg's birthday tribute to her late husband has met with comments like "move on." Does she really need to "get over it"?

Anxiety on the rise: how empathy & understanding can help sufferers cope

No one is immune to fear and emotional distress—not stay-at-home-moms, Selena Gomez, or me. If you're suffering too, here's what to do.