Best To-Do Lists Ever

If you’re tired of always losing those endless scraps of paper you used to scribble daily to-do lists, if you’re eager to find some other way to keep track of things you want or need to do, and if you’re willing to set aside preconceived notions, maybe you’ll find something useful in this snapshot of…

How Agitated Depression Is Different From Typical Depression

There are many different forms of clinical depression, including agitated depression. Though the names and some of the symptoms may appear similar, it is important to distinguish between major depression, agitated depression and other clinical disorders because their treatments vary significantly. What Does Typical Depression Look Like? Depression is an exceedingly common condition that causes…

How to Cope With Complex PTSD

Complex PTSD occurs when a person has been exposed to a long-term trauma, such as ongoing domestic violence, forced prostitution, being held hostage or long-term childhood abuse. Most people who suffer from complex PTSD experience problems with regulating their emotions, memory problems, dissociation, difficulty trusting others, having stable relationships, and problems with self-perceptions of guilt,…

10 Singers Who Have Opened Up About Bipolar Disorder & Depression

Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that affects roughly six million Americans — or 3% of our population. Also known as manic-depressive disorder or manic depression, the condition is characterized by dramatic shifts in mood and energy, swinging from low/depressive episodes to high/manic ones — cycling episodes that for many bipolar sufferers are so…

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder Relationships

Do You Love Someone With BPD? It’s the “I hate you; don’t leave me” syndrome. Borderline personality disorder relationships are fraught with intensive highs and extreme lows. People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are on a rollercoaster of unpredictable mood shifts, engulfing feelings of insecurity and self-destructive behaviors — and all too often, they take…