Kate Spade, the fashion icon behind the Kate Spade New York line of handbags and clothing, died of an apparent suicide on Tuesday, June 5th, at her New York City apartment. Spade has been credited with creating a fashion line that helped young women transition into adulthood, offering quirky-yet-luxurious handbags to a younger demographic of women.
There are many small, incremental steps you can take to improve your mental health. From eating some dark chocolate to exercising to coloring, there are plenty of easy activities and habits, especially when combined, that will serve to improve your mental health. Something that can often get overlooked — that is proving to be increasingly more effective in improving mental health — is the effect that flowers and plants can have on human
If acne or blemished skin has you feeling down, you’re likely not alone. A recent study revealed that those suffering from acne have an increased risk of depression within the first five years of developing it.
The study, conducted by the British Journal of Dermatology, found that people suffering from acne have a 63 percent higher risk for major depression that those who don’t hav
Therapy and antidepressant medications are common treatment options for dealing with the effects of depression. In addition to these methods, diet often gets overlooked as a way to manage symptoms of depression. Treatment options may vary from individual to individual, but taking steps to improve your diet may reduce some common effects that depression has.
Got the winter blues? You’re not alone. According to Psychology Today, the appropriately named Seasonal Affective Disorder—also known as SAD—affects an estimated 10 million Americans.
Today college students across the U.S. are dealing with depression at an all-time rate. In fact, the American College Counseling Association has noticed a steady increase of students reporting their battles with mental illness.
Although depression affects people differently, there are a few common signs to watch out for. The Mayo Clinic lists feelings of sadness, tearfulness, hopelessness, fatigue, irritability, problems sleeping and losing interest in activities as major indicators.
Depression can be crippling, confining its victim and limiting their daily experiences. Many of those who suffer with depression are at a lost of what to do. The first step is to not give up. There are treatments available for depression, and it is important to seek help. However, there are some great hobbies that…
Sinead O’Connor recently sat down for a very revealing and deeply emotional interview about her mental health. In an interview with Dr. Phil, the troubled Irish singer-songwriter opened up regarding her upbringing in an abusive home and the mental illnesses she deals with every single day.