Playtime and physical activity can improve yours and your children's mental health

Physical activity has been proven to relieve stress, improve memory, boost your overall mood and also treat mild to moderate depression and ...

Moon Knight, a superhero with a mental illness, joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe

I love that, in the last two phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we aren't just watching the stories of big tough white guys. Now, ...

Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard: 'Domestic abuse is a behavior, not a symptom of a mental illness'

Mental illnesses can be the cause of a lot of things. It can be the reason you randomly start crying in the middle of the day and the reason...

How to protect your mental health while dating

The horror movie "Fresh" pretty much epitomizes how terrifying modern dating is. Without giving any spoilers about the rest of the...

Women's History Month: Recognizing the women who revolutionized the psychology field

In college, I minored in psychology, and, in my classes, we learned all about the "founding fathers" of psychology — Sigmund Freud...

If your child asks for help, get them help!

Despite all the progress that has been made over the years, stigma still exists when it comes to mental illness. And there are still parents...

Euphoria's spotlight on OCD and anxiety revolutionizes conversations around mental illnesses

Like Rue in  Euphoria , my obsessive-compulsive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder were heightened after my dad died when I was a kid...

Forcing myself to get outside to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Cuddling at home under a soft, cozy blanket this entire winter may sound ideal, but, if you have seasonal affective disorder like me, this c...

An increase in book bans is likely to affect youth's mental health

I love books. And my favorite part about books is that there's no better way to transport yourself into someone else's life and pers...

Heart Health Month is a reminder that taking care of your heart and mental health go hand-in-hand

Did you know that poor mental well-being is a critical problem that, if neglected, can lead to serious health complications, such as heart d...

How COVID-related work changes affected my mental health

Like most people, my mental health was severely affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Not only did I have to get accustomed to a new way of liv...

Is depression a symptom of COVID-19?

Fever. Chills. Cough. Difficulty breathing. Fatigue. Body aches. Headaches. Loss of taste and/or smell. Sore throat. Runny nose. Nausea.  Th...