It's a genetic lottery faced by most women in my family.
It is impossible to be shy when you have to tell an aggressive client that they are raising their voice or being threatening, writes Dr Ahona Guha.
My partner and I started with the smallest steps, into our small front garden, with blankets and books.
The truth is, I’ve been depressed these last few months and that's why you haven't seen me.
"When you hear people speak out loud to themselves, think of it as adult play - the more relaxed people are, the more they will use this as a tool to solve...
Telling my story wasn’t about boasting or one upmanship, or that I was somehow better because of the way I had experienced it, it was simply the way it had happened.
I think the Holocaust was the trigger for me. I didn’t live through it. I am what they call a second-generation survivor.
I had already tried a wide assortment of things. None were effective long-term and my lack of sleep would return, as well as that heavy weight of exhaustion that...
Living with a partner who suffers from PTSD means that while I have seen my husband make great strides in dealing this his symptoms, I have also learnt that he...
Addiction is about our pursuit of reward. Exercise, sex, drugs and alcohol, shopping, gambling and other behaviours can make us feel good.
"A cesarean Playdough surgery for my kid’s 4th birthday."
My husband and I thought that we would sleep separately until the morning sickness stopped, but it never did.
Is anxiety useful too? And if not, why would my body have evolved an entirely useless response?
I grew up in a South Asian Muslim household where periods – and the pain I got alongside them – were never openly talked about.
If you’re trying to overcome addiction, you don’t need to do it alone.
“There is this idea that addiction is their fault — the rest of us can control it, but those people who can’t are mentally weak.”
I discovered what a fourth-degree tear was when I had to sign a waiver, while still in stirrups, stating I may not regain continence.
Besides affordability, there are other barriers that deter culturally and linguistically diverse Australians from addressing their mental health.