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Masculinity Audit Into Causes Of Suicide Reveals Men Suffer Depression In A Way Even Doctors Could Miss

New report: Men are three times more likely than women to take their own lives.<p>The unequal impacts of mental health issues on men in the UK are …

Men Are Suffering Depression In A Way That Is Literally Killing Them

<b>Research carried out by The Huffington Post UK and the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has revealed how men struggle with mental health</b> …

Mental Health

'It is like slowly falling down a black hole': men talk about their battles with depression

“Horrible, fear-filled, paranoid, self-loathing and draining. Feels like free fall and you can’t stop. Worst thing is seeing how it affects loved ones around you but you can’t stop it. It’s like a hood has been placed over my head that stops all good thoughts and feelings entering me, all I can see …

Mental Health

In Philippine Drug War, Little Help for Those Who Surrender

MANILA — Rayzabell Bongol, an 18-year-old mother and methamphetamine user, was afraid to die in President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs in the Philippines. So she turned herself in to the police. They made her sign a pledge that she would never take illegal drugs again, then sent her home.<p>Once a …

Eight Reasons Why Bloggers Make the Best Employers

2015 was the year blogging went mainstream. It used to be that bloggers kept their blogs hidden away from family or friends, to avoid questions such …

Slow Living 101: Tips for Turning Off the Chaos

Brought to you by Houzz<p>What do urban gardens, the home canning craze, the resurgence of vinyl records and the renewed popularity of old-timey crafts have in common? They’re all ways of addressing the same issue: rushed modern life. Boiling farm-fresh berries on your stovetop for jam lets you …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

3 Big Reasons You Should Be Blogging With WordPress

Are you using self-hosted WordPress to power your blog?If you’re not, it can feel a little lonely. Seems like <i>everyone</i> is using WordPress – nearly 20% …

10 lessons learned from a year of blogging

You’ve heard it once and you’ll hear it again: blogging is a marathon, not a sprint. And for marketing teams in quickly growing companies, blogging can seem frustratingly slow.<p><b>But the age-old adage stays true: blogging takes time and patience</b>. For the impatient among us, that’s the last thing we …

Marketing

In my darkest moment when I contemplated suicide, I realised I did want to live – I just didn’t want to be a teacher<p>Today is a good day. I have got up and washed the dishes, and maybe if today continues to be a good day I will have a shower, wash my hair and change my clothes. I might even pick up …

Mental Health

Ruby Wax Says She Fears For "Next Generation" Over Mental Health Spending

The comedian told BuzzFeed News there could be more suicides if ministers fail to invest in mental health services.<p>Ruby Wax has urged chancellor George Osborne to plough more money into mental health services – warning that she fears for young people's futures.<p>The US-born comedian and writer, who …

5 Things to Know Before Starting Blogging

Many people perceive blogging as a dream job: no boss, you write about things you like and don’t have to lift anything heavier than a coffee mug.

Why You Feel Like a Fraud and How to Overcome It

<b>You don’t belong here.</b><p><b>You’re not good enough.</b><p><b>You got lucky.</b><p><b>They’re going to realize you aren’t that smart.</b><p>Ever heard this voice in your head? You’re …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

A great philosophy is essential for a great life. These thought-provoking quotes will inspire you to sharpen your philosophy

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

I have borderline personality disorder. Here are 6 things I wish people understood. - Vox

"You don't seem like you have borderline personality disorder," people often say to me.<p>They mean it as a compliment. I don't fit into their idea of what borderline personality disorder looks like. They think people with BPD will kill you, or burn down your house, or stalk you until you need to file …

Mental Health

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

Quotes From Socrates That Are Full Of Wisdom

Socrates. A Greek philosopher. An enigmatic genius. A genius who gave a whole new norm to the Western philosophy. The standard set by him, his …

When you or your partner are most likely to cheat

<b>(IVY PHOTOS via Shutterstock)</b><p>New psychological research suggests that as our relationships unravel, we tend to grow more deceitful<p>Daniel Yudkin<p>September 16, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Life, for better or worse, is full of endings. We finish school, …

13 Things Men With Anxiety And Depression Want You To Know

It's not a weakness.<p>Openly discussing mental illness can be a tough battle for anyone -- but for men, the cultural baggage of traditional masculinity may make it particularly challenging.<p>There's an obvious stigma when it comes to men and mental health. Research suggests many men find it difficult …

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson review – how to feel OK when you have a brain that is trying to destroy you

On the front of Jenny Lawson’s book is a stuffed raccoon looking like the most thrilled guest at a surprise birthday party. Arms outstretched, mouth fixed in an ecstatic grin, this is a raccoon determined that the evening will go with a swing. He – Lawson tells us that his name is Rory – is much …

Books

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

Why Routine is Important in Healing

I know what it’s like to go through trying experiences. Every day in the life of a diagnosis presents new things to understand and grapple with. To …

Schizophrenia

These 13 Cards Are Perfect For Your Anxious Friend

If you have an anxious friend, these greeting cards are perfect for showing them that you love and support them.