Tag Archives: mental health

Not Oprah’s Book Club: Agorafabulous! Dispatches From My Bedroom

Tweet I’m a long time fan of Sara Benincasa, who I interviewed last year. She’s a comedian, a sex advice columnist, a feminist, and she does a mean Peggy Olsen impression. She’s also a recovering agoraphobic, and her book Agorafabulous! Dispatches From My Bedroom, out in February, is based on her one-woman comedy show of the [...]
Also tagged , | Comments closed

Every day can be RUOK? Day

TweetYesterday was the second annual RUOK? Day, an nationwide Australian initiative aimed at preventing suicide. On RUOK? Day, Australians were urged to check in with the people they care about – friends, relatives, colleagues, partners – to ask how they were doing. As my future husband and RUOK Day spokesperson Hugh Jackman says, “Just take [...]
Also tagged | Comments closed

New study finds that men suffer postpartum depression too

TweetAccording to new research published this month in the journal Pediatrics, new fathers are susceptible to postpartum depression. Researchers from the University of Michigan collected data from 1,746 new fathers in 20 cities, finding that over all, about 7 percent showed signs of depression. More than 40 percent of depressed fathers spanked their children, compared [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

The Real Happiness 28-day Meditation Challenge

Tweet Sharon Salzberg, a nationally renowned US based meditation teacher, has a new book out called Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation, A 28-day program. In coordination with her new book, a group of folks around the country are doing the 28-day challenge in the month of February. Today is day one! A few of [...]
Also tagged , | Comments closed

New study debunks link between abortion and mental health problems

TweetGuttmacher Institute has a new report out about a study that tried to replicate the findings of research claiming a higher incidence of mental health problems among women having abortions. In a new analysis, Julia Steinberg, of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and Lawrence Finer, of the Guttmacher Institute, show that the findings [...]
Also tagged , | Comments closed
159 queries. 0.382 seconds