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Mental Health

Dollhouse Artisans Refurbish Their Health, One Tiny Object At A Time

For both artisans and consumers grappling with chronic illness and mental health issues, the world of miniatures has become a healing refuge.

Ask Ada: Quitting Smoking Again During COVID

Plus: I'm having dealing with both my pandemic weight gain and managing my eating disorder!

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One Little Farm’s Big, Inclusive Dream

At Common Roots Farm, the vision is simple: to create an inclusive, accessible community where anyone can find meaningful, purposeful work, no matter their abilities.

My Bike Saved More Than My Heart

Taking up biking allowed me to work on my heart and my mental health at the same time.

From Full House And Depression To Fuller House And Mental Wellness

Best known for playing Kimmy Gibbler, actress Andrea Barber struggled with depression and anxiety for years before finding a path to good mental health.

Ask Ada: Remote Schooling Might Be Hurting My Son’s Mental Health

Plus: what to do when your family doesn't take your food allergies seriously.

ADHD Looks Different In Women. If I’d Known That, I Wouldn’t Have Been Divorced Twice By 25.

I could have saved myself a lot of pain in life if I knew earlier that ADHD is a spectrum, not a single set of symptoms.

Therapist Grandmas On The Friendship Bench

In Zimbabwe, a bench set up in public spaces where trained volunteers can help people experiencing mental health issues is saving lives.

For OCD Me, Lockdown Was Easy. It’s Going Back To ‘Normal’ That Scares Me

If COVID-19 was my worst nightmare, the freedom I found in lockdown was a dream.

Being Queer And Depressed In Zimbabwe Taught Me How To Create My Own Safe Space

When I returned to my home country, I looked for safe spaces... but soon, came to discover the only place I could feel truly safe was within myself.

How I Dug Myself Out Of My Post-Cancer Depression

When I was diagnosed with endometrial cancer, I didn't realize that my bigger health battle would ultimately be with depression.