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Princess Kate and Prince William Share Emotional Morning: 'Suicide Is the Last Taboo'

16 Film Moments That Helped People Through Their Depression

"That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be?" – Dead Poets Society<p>Yesterday we published a topic on television moments that you can read here.<p><i>If you need information and practical advice on depression, you can call the Rethink advice and information</i> …

I Survived a Panic Attack and All I Got Was General Anxiety

This week, my new therapist and I did some detective work and stumbled upon something that in 15 years of panic attacks I had never discovered before.<p><i>Illustrations by Joel Benjamin</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>I've come to learn that no one outside of myself can fix me, and perhaps …

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'Big Bang Theory' Cast Goes Full-On 'Greased Lightning' For Alzheimer's Fundraiser

The cast of "The Big Bang Theory" goes together like rama lama lama ka dinga da dinga dong.<p>(Now that we got that song stuck in your head...)<p>Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, Melissa Rauch, Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg and Mayim Bialik showed off their singing chops when they performed …

Alzheimer's Disease

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Thinks They're Fat (From Someone Who Is)

Darling,<p>I know how difficult things have gotten—how cold and raw your days have become. And I have never loved you more than I do today.<p>You Might …

100+ Painters Contributing 12 Oil Paintings per Second in World’s First Feature-Length Painted Animation – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Art

Guy on Reddit Turns Other Users’ Photos into Fantastic Movie Posters – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Almost Committed Suicide at 24

When I was 24, I very nearly killed myself. I was living in Ibiza at the time, in a very nice villa, on the quiet east coast of the island. The villa …

Mental illness is a result of misery, yet still we stigmatise it

Patients are being shunned in the mistaken belief they have biological defects. In fact the evidence shows that most have endured traumas<p>It matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a …

Mental Health

Synaesthesia could help us understand how the brain processes language

A new study highlights a fascinating idea for using a multisensory neurological condition to explore bigger psychological questions<p>When we speak, listen, read, or write, almost all of the language processing that happens in our brains goes on below the level of conscious awareness. We might be …

The Brain

My Father's Influence on Managing Chronic Illness: Common Sense and Saliva

I'm always striving to manage my multiple chronic illnesses effectively and with more ease, and less stress. My 81-year-old father entered a nursing home this year due to worsening Alzheimer's symptoms. Since his placement, I've considered his influences on my life and have particularly savored …

Parenting

15 Amazing Scottish Women From History To Name Your Daughters After

Because "Fionnghal: Jacobite heroine" is a fantastic name for a baby.

Women in Science

Coronation Street's Beverley Callard: Depression 'curse of the strong'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/regions/north_west/1227000/1227010_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522234230_d871314c8444cbd414084cf69109939a<p><b>Soap actress Beverley Callard has described depression as the "curse of the strong" after revealing she underwent electroconvulsive therapy to</b> …

Mental Health

Tumblr teens know exactly who the late Antonin Scalia is, thank you very much

Anatomy of an insane reblog chain<p>It starts with a confession: "I have no idea who Scalia was."<p>Then a joke, to deflect attention from a failure on the part of public education: "Isn't that the thing that people call themselves when they are furries but with reptiles?"<p>The perfect seed for a baffling …

Tumblr

Why are teenagers so moody?

The volatile nature of teenagers' emotions is as well documented as it is familiar to most parents.<p>Research indicates that a succession of hormonal …

Parenting

How Posting A Daily Drawing To Instagram Changed This Founder’s Life

As Adam Padilla’s career flourished, his artistic hobbies—and some of his creative energy—died. Here’s how he got it back.<p>On June 15, 2014, the day his creative life would begin to change, Adam Padilla sat in the living room of his Manhattan apartment, alone and hungry. His wife, Willow, had gone …

New Jersey

The lingerie brand that refuses to airbrush models just took another step to be more relatable to women than Victoria's Secret

On Thursday the underwear brand, launches a new push in support of the National Eating Disorders Association's (NEDA) National Eating Disorders Week. It's the first time a big brand has partnered with the organization.<p>The largest lingerie player in the market, Victoria's Secret, markets itself …

Advertising

I Went on a Chocolate Cleanse Diet for a Week and Here’s What Happened

Have you seen <i>How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days</i>? I am quickly becoming the Andie Anderson of Brit + Co. In the movie, Andie works for a popular fashion publication and writes “how to” articles about life, relationships, fashion etc. After my major success on the Taco Cleanse Diet, the editorial team …

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Mental Health

Virtual therapy 'helps with depression', researchers say

<b>A new therapy which involves a patient embodying themselves in a virtual reality avatar of a crying child could help with depression, research has suggested.</b><p>Patients wear a headset that projects a life-sized image, firstly of an adult and then of a child.<p>The new research tested the technology for …

University College London

Using illustration to combat taboos around the female body

Surfing her own crimson wave, illustrator Frances Cannon wants to change the way we talk about menstruation. From her “Monsoon Season” piece, which sees a woman showering Mother Nature’s monthly gift down on a small village, to the bleeding woman in “I am powerful”, the 23-year-old challenges …

Why We Need to Stop Casually Throwing Around Words Like 'Bipolar' or 'OCD'

It's easy to say you're "having a panic attack" when you're just a bit stressed, but we should watch to make sure that the meaning of words that refer to serious mental health conditions isn't diluted.<p>If you say <i>kangaroo</i> enough times, it stops being a furry animal with a pouch and becomes a sound. …

Mental Health

23 Times Tumblr's Love For Captain America Got It Right

"STEVE WHY ARE YOU BIG?!"

West Side Story

In the mind: Growing up with 'not a normal dad'

<b>What is it like growing up with a parent who needs reminding to take the medication that stems the voices in his head? And what is it like to be the father who relies on his young daughters to get him through the day?</b><p>BBC News takes a look into the life of a family from Sussex. In their own words, …

Mental Health

23 Pictures That Extroverts Will Never Understand

People are hard.

This Woman Was Selling Bread And Accidentally Became A Model

Photographer Ty Bello was snapping photos of British musician Tinie Tempah in Nigeria recently when a woman selling bread happened to walk into her shot.<p>Struck by the woman's beauty, Bello took to Instagram after the shoot in an attempt to find out more about her. "I'm happy to help her build a …

Selling

Financial despair, addiction and the rise of suicide in white America

Kevin Lowney lies awake some nights wondering if he should kill himself.<p>“I am in such pain every night, suicide has on a regular basis crossed my mind just simply to ease the pain. If I did not have responsibilities, especially for my youngest daughter who has problems,” he said.<p>The 56-year-old …

Mental Health

This Question Can Predict Whether You Will Be Alive and Happy at Age 80

<i>“Is there someone in your life whom you would feel comfortable phoning at four in the morning to tell your troubles to?”</i><p>Via Flourish: A Visionary New …

Happiness

Black-And-White Illustrations Depict Women (Quite Happily) Being Alone

There are few things better than waking up in the morning with a space to yourself. Alone in your palace, you're free to roam around in your underwear, turn on your favorite embarrassing playlist, stretch out on every available surface and read, nap, eat, nap, repeat.<p>Despite the fact that almost …

Loneliness

This computer can tell what people are thinking instantaneously

A new computer program can decode people's thoughts almost in real time, new research shows.<p>Researchers can predict what people are seeing based on …