Mental Health

Here's the Science Behind Why You're Always Tired, Even if You Get Enough Sleep

Brb, having a nap.<p>When you're feeling exhausted, the first advice is always to get more sleep. It makes sense that you're nodding off in the …

Bedtime Stories

What to do if you think your child is lonely

Research shows that children and teenagers are feeling increasingly isolated. Here's how to tell if your child is affected - and how you can …

Parenting

Drugs didn’t work for my brother. Electroconvulsive therapy did

Doctors tried everything in an effort to treat the depression that engulfed my brother. In the end, the only thing that did any good was ECT<p>The death certificate said heart attack. But anyone familiar with what my brother had been through over the last decade of his life knew the real cause of …

Depression

How to Gain Strength From Your Darkest Moments

Adam Grant, author of the new book 'Option B,' weighs in on how people handle trauma--and even may be able to grow from it.<p>In 2015 Silicon Valley executive Dave Goldberg died suddenly while on vacation in Mexico with his wife, Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg, the COO of Facebook, has spent the last two …

Sheryl Sandberg

This Is What Sex Is Like After Sexual Assault

"He did not take my body and my consent away from me. I still have that. I am still alive."<p>Posted on April 23, 2017, 13:01 GMT<p>We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to share how sexual assault impacted their sex lives, and what advice they have for other survivors.<p><i>Note: The following</i> …

Relationships

'The grief can damage your mental health'

<b>It is a sunny Saturday afternoon and sausages are sizzling on the barbecue, wine is flowing and children shuttle between the swings and a plate of cupcakes.</b><p>This gathering in Nottingham looks like any group of friends, but the adults have one thing in common - they have all been widowed.<p>Way: Widowed …

Grieving

Skeptical of Sheryl Sandberg? You need to read her new book anyway.

There's something comforting about Sheryl Sandberg's voice on the phone. It's calm, self-assured, and sweet.<p>Yet there are also tremors of vulnerability in the Facebook COO's voice, hints of the grief and longing she has grappled with ever since the sudden death of her husband Dave Goldberg in May …

Sheryl Sandberg

'We did it!': Man who was suicidal runs marathon with the stranger who talked him down from a bridge

Jonny Benjamin, who was suicidal, managed to complete the marathon with the stranger who talked him down from a bridge when he was at his lowest point.<p>The two were elated as they finished the race together.<p>Neil Laybourne, the "stranger on the bridge", said "what an amazing experience!" as they ran …

Netflix

Thompson: Suffering of Warriors coach Steve Kerr is heartbreaking

PORTLAND — All Steve Kerr has now are hope and patience.<p>The Warriors coach has tried just about everything else over the last year and a half, since …

Basketball

'Music Is Very Healing': Judy Collins Talks Mental Health Awareness and Upcoming Tour With Stephen Stills

Judy Collins may be known for her musical accomplishments -- her rendition of Joni Mitchell's “Both Sides Now” was entered into the Grammy Hall of …

Psychosis

Win The War With Your Mind

I was fortunate to meet Gabe Berman through a mutual friend a couple of years ago. Little did I know that he would change my life, my perception of …

Mind

Opening up about my mental health has changed every relationship in my life for the better

One of my biggest fears about openly saying ‘hey, I’m not doing okay, I’m sometimes so miserable I can’t get out of bed, I keep having panic attacks, …

Relationships

Sheryl Sandberg picks 'Option B' in her book on resilience

AP Radio AP Radio News:<p>NEW YORK (AP) -- Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list.<p>"The …

Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg opens up about grappling with her husband’s death

Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg felt like a ghost after her husband died. Grief and pain consumed her. Loneliness wasn’t far …

Sheryl Sandberg

Star teacher's success masked problems

In the summer of 2013, fourth-grade teacher Justin Ashley's career was taking off.<p>The 28-year-old Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teacher had just …

Education

'I've given up my life to care for my mum'

<b>The life of a carer can be very difficult. For Sue Jenkins, whose 88-year-old mother Patricia needs round-the-clock care, it is very hard indeed.</b><p>Two years ago, Patricia was diagnosed with dementia. An accident four years earlier broke her back and since then she has been disabled, doubly …

Compassion

8 things that helped me when I had postnatal depression

When I walked in to the ward to be induced to have my first baby I was beyond excited.<p>I had bought two gigantic Cath Kidston floral print bags for …

Babies

Mother loses sense of taste after son’s death

Charisma Pryor’s food doesn’t taste right anymore.She loved to cook and share meals with her son Raymond — a big, strong guy with a healthy …

Doc, 16-yr-old daughter, and live-in partner commit suicide in Navi Mumbai

In a shocking incident, a couple and their 16-year-old daughter were found hanging in their apartment in Navi Mumbai on Sunday. According to the …

Depression

YouTuber Eva Gutowski breaks down as she reveals she wanted to commit suicide

<b>YouTube star Eva Gutowski has published a candid message about fighting suicidal thoughts, which she was inspired to share after watching Netflix</b> …

Home and Away spoilers: Why did Ash’s brother disappear?

Fans will have found out last week that Ash’s brother, Luke, is still alive – but where has he been?<p>Today’s episode will see Ash receiving mysterious …

TV

A struggle for Sonya and an impulsive kiss: 9 big Neighbours spoilers revealed

This week on Neighbours, Sonya is struggling with her addiction – especially after trying to confess that she’s broken her sobriety at an AA meeting, …

TV

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This

Anyone can do it and it doesn't cost a thing.<p>Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of …

Anxiety

Life looks good on the surface - so why are we all so lonely?

‘But you can’t be lonely,’ a friend tells me crossly. ‘You’re out every night.’ The backhanded compliment makes me laugh. But it also makes me sad.<p>On paper my life sounds glamorous. My Facebook and Twitter updates show evenings spent at film premieres and West End first nights. Last weekend I was …

Relationships

'As a mental health professional, I thought I knew everything about depression... then I had a breakdown'

<b>NHS Director of mental health Mandy Stevens spoke to Bryony Gordon for the latest episode of the Telegraph’s new mental health podcast, Mad World. Here, she tells Eleanor Steafel why her experience of having depression has made her more determined than ever to help others suffering from mental</b> …

Psychosis

How To Treat Depression: Sadness, Anxiety, Helplessness Lowered With Dairy Diet Of Yogurt, Milk

Low-fat foods were all the rage in the 90s, but in recent years, many nutritional experts have touted the benefits of full-fat products. A new piece …

Depression

William And Harry Tell Kate What It Was Really Like Losing Their Mom

Prince William and Prince Harry get real about the mental trauma of losing their mother<p>Sometimes it can seem impossible to relate to people who live …

Royal Family

Why Prince Harry and Prince William are truly the millennial royals

For centuries, the British royal family has been watched, respected and revered from afar. The monarchy remained fiercely tight-lipped on all matters personal and private, and royal announcements were reserved for print newspapers.<p>But the digital realm now breaks down the barriers that have long …

Royal Family

When athletes play through pain of losing a loved one, it reveals their humanity

He hadn’t yet buried his sister. She’d died, suddenly and unexpectedly, just a few days earlier.<p>But there he was a couple months ago, in the first, raw stage of grief, back in the office — a colleague of mine, just the same as we witnessed of Boston Celtics superstar guard Isaiah Thomas over the …

Sports

Nicholson's family struggles are all too familiar

Kudos to Kali VanBaale for her op-ed piece [When Iowa’s mental health crisis lands next door, April 16]. VanBaale’s neighbors were Mark and Charla …

Des Moines