Mental Health

They endured PTSD, and emerged stronger

27 Aug 2015

In the 35 years since the American Psychiatric Association added post-traumatic stress disorder to its definitive Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, PTSD has become a part of our national conversation — originally focused on combat veterans but now widely recognized among rape victims, disaster survivors and others who have experienced extreme trauma. Two new books suggest positive responses to this often crippling condition.

Christian celebrities speak about depression

26 Aug 2015

Christian celebrities are not exempted from depression, and they may be going through private battles, despite the happy and confident facade that they present to the public. Some famous Christian personalities have shared their own battle with depression and how they conquered the problem.


Proper wellness takes balance

24 Aug 2015

Human resources and employee benefits professionals understand that employers are committed to wellness programs. According to the National Business Group on Health, 95 percent of large companies have a program that features a health risk assessment, biometric screening or both.

How friendship fights depression

23 Aug 2015

As everyone knows, depressed people are some of the most boring people in the world,” Mindy Kaling writes in her book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? “I know this because when I was depressed, people fled. Except my best friends.”

Dave Grohl suffers from social anxiety

22 Aug 2015

We may have an idea as to why Dave Grohl curses so much whenever he’s on a microphone. In a new interview, he said that attending next month’s Emmy Awards will be tough for him because he suffers from social anxiety.