6 Antidepressant Side Effects I Didn’t See Coming

  To say it’s a game-changer would be the understatement of the year. In recent years, depression had become more widely understood. This has been, in many ways, fantastic for those of us who suffer from what is sometimes referred to as “the black dog.” At other times, it can be frustrating, because there’s more

5 Times to Embrace the Power of Negative Thinking

Yes, REALLY. My whole life I have been told to embrace the power of positive thinking. This was something a lot of adults said to me, a negative, nervous little girl, riddled with anxiety. Well, that and “stop worrying or you’ll give yourself an ulcer.” Thanks, Mrs. Nicholson! Ulcers don’t work that way! Anxiety is

Top 5 Most Common Myths about Taking Antidepressants

Don’t be ashamed to get the help you need — however you need it. As a person who has depression, is on medications and is in therapy (I swear, I’m sane!), I’ve had plenty people comment on my use of antidepressants, or spout out myths around me about medications for depression that simply aren’t true.

True Story: One Father’s Struggle with Postpartum Depression

Dads get the “baby blues” too. People might not realize this, but, after the birth of a child, both women and men can encounter symptoms of postpartum depression. I’m speaking from experience here. After the birth of my daughter, which endures as one of the happiest moments of my life, I found myself struggling with