• SELENA GOMEZ SPEAKS OUT ABOUT ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION With so many celebrities speaking out about suffering from anxiety and depression, one of the leading pop stars who has been open about suffering from anxiety is Selena Gomez. Gomez reportedly just went into a treatment center in New York for what The Blast calls a “tune up” for her anxiety issues, and she told ABC News, “I’ve had a lot of issues with depression and anxiety, and have been very vocal about it. But it’s not something I feel... Read Article
  • MICHELLE WILLIAMS FROM DESTINY’S CHILD TALKS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH With so many celebrities going public about their mental health issues, it proves that depression and mental health problems can hit anyone, no matter how successful or famous. Now Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child talks about how she suffered from depression alone without telling anyone how much she suffered.   And indeed, Williams described depression to Forbes as “a profound sadness, a profound worthlessness, which even after you have accomplished so much – you can be the best wife, mom,... Read Article
  • HOW TO APPROACH FRIENDS ABOUT DEPRESSION One of the hardest problems with depression is many people have a hard time expressing how they feel when they’re in the thick of it. Now there’s a new campaign that hopes to break this down called Seize the Awkward, which will hopefully help break down the awkward barriers people feel when they’re suffering from depression.  As Mashable reports, Seize the Awkward has launched with a PSA where Broadway actor Gideon Glick is in several very awkward scenarios, including laying... Read Article
  • HOW GARY OLDMAN SAVED HIS LIFE WITH ALCOHOL ADDICTION TREATMENT Gary Oldman is currently up for an Academy Award for his acclaimed performance as Winston Churchhill in Darkest Hour. But Oldman had a major drinking problem that nearly killed him before he saved his life through alcohol addiction treatment. Oldman, who many know from Sid and Nancy, JFK, and the recent Batman trilogy, first got in trouble in 1991, winding up in jail from driving drunk. He told The Sun he was downing two bottles of vodka a day, and... Read Article
  • NICE PEOPLE MAY BE MORE PRONE TO DEPRESSION The old saying nice guys finish last could also be applied to mental heatlh as well. As Reader’s Digest and Nature Human Behavior report, people that are nicer may show signs of depression more than people who are not nice. (Or as Reader’s Digest defines them, “people who tend to be selfish and egotistical.”) *A man named Dr. Masahiko Haruno ran personality tests on about 350 people to see if they were “pro social” or more “individualist,” meaning people that... Read Article
  • GOOD MORNING AMERICA WEATHER GIRL GINGER ZEE OPENS UP ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH BATTLE Ginger Zee, the meteorologist for Good Morning America, is one of many entertainment personalities who has put her mental health struggles out into the world in the hope that it can help others, and herself as she reflects back. As Zee told People, she checked into a mental health facility ten days before she started her new gig at ABC News. “I was forced to do the kind of deep, soul-searching growth that means there will never be a next... Read Article
  • WWE SUPERSTAR KAITLYN HITS ONE YEAR SOBER MILESTONE Addiction runs in all areas of the entertainment business, and professional wrestling has also had its share of troubles and tragedies. Kaitlyn, a superstar wrestler for the WWE, just marked her one year anniversary of sobriety on Instagram. As Bleacher Report tells us, Kaitlyn became a star when she signed up with WWE in 2010, and she eventually left the wrestling biz to start her own clothing line, Celestial Bodiez. Yet despite her success, before checking into rehab she confessed... Read Article
  • DAN HARMON’S ADVICE ON DEPRESSION Dan Harmon is the creator of such TV shows as Community, and the cartoon Rick and Morty. When a fan asked for advice on depression, Harmon was certainly expansive. As the Huffington Post reports, Harmon responded about depression in a series of tweets. “For One: Admit and accept that it’s happening. Awareness is everything. We put ourselves under so much pressure to feel good. It’s okay to feel bad...Communicate it. DO NOT KEEP IT SECRET. Own it. Your feelings are... Read Article
  • Ways to boost your gratitude and feel happier in life We may have everything in life: education, money, a prominent position in society but lack the essential - happiness. Researchers estimate that much of happiness is under an individual’s personal control. So, it is up to us! And for us to be able to start feeling happier we need to rearrange the order of our thoughts and readjust our inner self. The following few recommendations will help you build gratitude towards life and feel happier than you do now:   ... Read Article
  • A RAPPER CHECKING IN TO REHAB FOR DEPRESSION SHEDS AN IMPORTANT LIGHT ON MENTAL HEALTH While many have a hard time getting their head around the idea that many have to check into rehab for depression, but rapper Kid Cudi has checked into rehab for what he calls “depression and suicidal urges.” His public statement on seeking help also highlights the stigma many have about seeking health for mental health. As Cudi wrote on Facebook, “It’s been difficult for me to find the words to what I’m about to share with you because I feel... Read Article