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Coming out to your coworkers and friends about mental illness will change your life

I am a neurotic Jewish mother living in New York City with my two children, ages five and eight. It’s a familiar story here in the Big Apple. Where my story starts to diverge, however, is with my mental health. Unlike many of my fellow mothers, I am not just neurotic—I live with a panic disorder, …

Mental Health

Get a Better Butt With This 30-Day Squat Challenge

With summer in full swing, you probably don't want to spend any of your precious downtime in the gym, but you still want to feel fit and strong, right? (Right.) Enter this perfect 30-day squat challenge, handcrafted with love for <i>Glamour</i> by Reebok trainer Alexia Clark (pictured above). You can do …

Workouts

5 Questions To Ask During An Interview

You’re talented, you have great ideas and you’re hard working, but you’re often unrecognized, misunderstood and taken for granted.<p>Whether it’s in …

Self-help

How to Stop Feeling Desperate When You're Single

<b>Q:</b> I just turned 30 and I'm single, while all of my friends are married, engaged, or seriously dating someone. I'm confident, happy, and have a great …

Personality

The Anger Detox

Anger is one of the most human and base responses, and we often respond to it with a deeply-held aversion as being too primal to be meaningful. …

how to be (sort of) ok

Listen up as Twitter sensation and perennial sad girl Melissa Broder AKA @sosadtoday presents her guide to being, well, less sad.<p>I'm not really in the advice game. The people who have helped me the most with my anxiety and depression aren't the ones who tried to fix me. Rather, it's those who …

To the Wife Who Has Anxiety and Depression, From Your Husband

<i>Written by Brandon Geib</i><p>To my wife and my best friend,<p>When we first met five years ago, I never thought I would be writing this. As we stood on stage in front of all of those strangers, acting our hearts out, I never once believed we would find ourselves here. We've come a long way.<p>When we first …

Depression

Is Suicide Selfish? Or Are We?

My friend Christine lost her battle with major depression on Tuesday. Despite the stigmas and stereotypes, mental illness is a disease like any other. Much the way your loved one lost a battle with cancer or diabetes, she lost a battle. She took her own life, and for those of us who loved her, this …

Mental Health