Mental Health

Mental health is a severely under-discussed but incredibly important aspect of overall well-being. Our minds affect our bodies, and our bodies our minds. This archive includes all of our posts on mental health advice for women and girls. Pleas enjoy, and I hope you choose to share a few to raise awareness and help end the stigma around discussing mental health issues in women and men alike!

DMDD

What Is Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder?

Ah, the dreaded temper tantrum. They’re an unpleasant and sometimes embarrassing part of life that all parents experience at one time or another. However, when temper tantrums occur not as occasional, relatively isolated events and instead become a regular pattern of behavior, it may indicate a more serious underlying mental health condition known as Disruptive […] Read more…

What Is the Difference Between Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorder

What Is the Difference Between Bipolar and Borderline Personality Disorder?

Initially, you may not see the difference between bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. Both disorders involve issues with impulse control and mood shifts, and even clinical doctors have trouble sorting out the proper diagnosis within the first few sessions. With bipolar disorder, you experience a series of depressive or manic mood episodes, and having […] Read more…

tips for caregivers

7 Mental Wellness Tips for Women Who Are Caregivers

You dedicate your life to taking care of others. What about yourself? You can’t pass out alms from an empty coin purse — you need to care for yourself, too. Caregiving for a friend or family member is one of the most challenging things to take on — and one of the most underappreciated. Yes, […] Read more…

emotional changes during puberty to expect in women

9 Emotional Changes During Puberty

You know your body changes when you go through puberty. Did you know your emotions take a roller coaster ride too? Your mind and your body are intricately connected. Keep in mind that what you’re experiencing is normal. You might feel a little crazy, but knowledge is power. Once you know what to expect, the […] Read more…

financial stress and mental health connection

Financial Stress and Mental Health Side Effects

Financial stress keeps countless people up at night with fears of the future. Whether it happens incidentally or through generational poverty, it causes many to struggle with supporting themselves and their families. Being unable to make ends meet damages more than your credit report. Your mental and physical health also takes a hit. Sleeping problems, […] Read more…

how to prevent burnout in school in youth

How to Prevent Burnout in School

Libraries, books and tests — oh my! School can provide some of the best moments in life, but it can also throw obstacles your way. An overload of assignments and extracurricular activites will quickly wear you out. This phenomenon is known as burnout, and researchers define it as a state of mental, physical and emotional […] Read more…

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