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mental illness

Jenny McCarthy Explains Her Vaccine Position

Jenny McCarthy has defended her position on the divisive issue of vaccination. In an op-ed published this Saturday, the 41-year-old former Playboy...

April 14 2014

5 Ways Diet, Yoga & Meditation Eased My Anxiety

Today I live a life that I love. But most of my childhood was marked by severe panic attacks, depression, OCD, and PTSD. I’ve had more panic attacks...

Tessa Zimmerman
April 11 2014

5 Strategies To Stop Mental Illness From Shattering Your Life

When depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder hit, it can be life shattering.

Kait Mauro
March 28 2014

Want To Get The Most Out Of Therapy? Avoid These 5 Mistakes

Going to therapy can, and should, be awesome. In you go, with your crappy thoughts and hangups, and out you come with a feeling-better version of you.

Lisa Esile
January 23 2014

Want To Be Less Neurotic? Think More About Death

William James provided a nice little description of neurotic behavior: Imagine it's winter and you’ve woken up in an ice-cold room under a nice warm...

Paula Watkins, PhD
January 17 2014

I Was Just Diagnosed With A Mental Illness. Now What?

Though for some it may be a relief to finally receive a psychiatric diagnosis, that relief — if it exists — is usually mixed with anxiety and fear....

Esmé Weijun Wang
August 22 2013

Why A Week In A Psychiatric Hospital Was A Gift

I can trace back my first panic attack to a week after my mom died in 2009. I decided I needed to get away after dropping everything in my life...

Michelle Bland
June 26 2013

How You Can Break Bad Habits & Heal Yourself

I often ask my yogis, “Do you ever find yourself doing something that (a) your parents did and you swore you never would, or (b) you thought you were...

Amber Shumake
May 20 2013

Researchers Care More About Yoga Now Than Ever Before

MindBodyGreen readers likely are familiar with the vast array of positive effects a regular yoga practice can have on the body and mind, but backing...

March 15 2013

What It's Like to Have a Mentally Ill Sibling

I was 20 the last time we went hand-to-hand in combat. My sister had come to Austin to visit me.

Rebecca Butler
December 18 2012