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Mental health stories and mental wellness tips from people who live with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental health conditions.

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Can You Be ‘High Functioning’ With ‘Severe’ Depression? | The Mighty #depression #mentalhealth

Yes, You Can Have Both ‘High-Functioning’ and ‘Severe’ Depression

A woman working in mental health discusses how you can have both "high-functioning" and "severe" depression, as she does.

Does Running Help With Anxiety? | The Mighty #anxiety #mentalhealth

How I Realized Running Could Help With My Anxiety

Does Running Help With Anxiety? | The Mighty #anxiety #mentalhealth

31 Secrets of People in Eating Disorder Recovery

31 Secrets of People in Eating Disorder Recovery

People recovering from eating disorders reveal a list of secrets other people don't know about their recovery.

30 Thoughts of an Anxious Person During a Zoom Call | The Mighty #anxiety #mentalhealth #zoom

30 Thoughts of an Anxious Person During a Zoom Call

A funny story about the thoughts anxious people having during a Zoom call.

26 Date Ideas for an Anxious Partner | The Mighty #anxiety

26 Date Ideas for Your Anxious Partner

The Mighty mental health community makes a list of date ideas for people whose partners struggle with anxiety.

Advice for Anyone Starting Their Eating Disorder Recovery | The Mighty

What I Wish I Could Tell Someone in the Early Stages of Eating Disorder Recovery

Woman who has struggled with an eating disorder writes open letter to others to encourage seeking recovery.

20 Things People With Mental Illness Needed to Hear at Their Lowest Moments #mentalhealth

20 Things People With Mental Illness Needed to Hear at Their Lowest Moments

People with mental illness describe what they needed to hear when they were at their lowest point.

22 Things Men With Depression Wish Others Understood | The Mighty #depression

22 Things Men With Depression Wish Others Understood

HeadsUpGuys teamed up with The Mighty and asked men what they wish others knew about being depressed.

Hypersexuality: The Part of Bipolar Disorder No One Talks About | The Mighty #bipolar

The Symptom of Bipolar Disorder We Don't Talk About

A woman with bipolar disorder explains how the illness can make you hypersexual.

Tips for Managing Health Anxiety You Can Use Right Now | The Mighty

5 Tips for Managing Health Anxiety You Can Use Right Now

A woman living with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) offers five tips for managing health anxiety that you can use right now.

How to ‘Hold Space’ for Others During a Global Crisis Like COVID-19 | The Mighty

4 Ways to ‘Hold Space’ for Others While the World Around Us Hurts

A therapist offers advice for how to "hold space" for others -- providing a safe and nurturing environment -- during a global crisis like the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Physical Symptom I Didn't Know Anxiety Could Cause

The Physical Symptom I Didn't Know Anxiety Could Cause

A woman realizes the nausea and vomiting she experiences every night is from anxiety.

30 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because of Your Depression | The Mighty #depression

30 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because of Your Depression

We asked people in The Mighty's mental health community to share one thing people don't realize they're doing because of their depression.

For when you need a little soothing. #anxiety

20 Songs People Listen to When Anxiety Keeps Them Up at Night

A list of 20 songs our community members listen to when they're anxious at night.

How to ‘Show Up’ for Your Friend Who’s Feeling Suicidal | The Mighty #mentalhealth

10 Ways to 'Show Up' for Your Friend Who's Feeling Suicidal

Ever wonder how to show up for a friend who's feeling suicidal? The Mighty asked our community for pointers on how to give support to suicidal loved ones during their time of need.

Reasons People Didn't Realize They Were Being Abused as Kids | The Mighty #abuse #mentalhealth #mentalillness #trauma

13 Reasons People Didn't Realize They Were Being Abused as Kids Until Adulthood

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share why they didn't realize they were being abused as kids.

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