"I was effectively fired each time I got sick": The reality of taking leave for mental illness.
'I went through a 33 hour labour on 2 hours sleep. After 5 more days with barely any sleep, I broke.'
PARENT OPINION: Unlike some parents, I won't reward my kids' grades with extravagant gifts.
"He is walled off from reality by illness." The exploitation and vulnerability of Kanye West.
"The pet-owning public needs to know." The invisible anguish of vet workers right now.
"Two days at a time." What my bipolar recovery taught me about coping with COVID-19.
PTSD, depression, and anxiety: Australia's bushfires are racking up an invisible bill.
‘Did I just try to drown my baby?’ What I learned about parenting after a psychotic episode.
'I was so sick I needed a post-it note to remember to pick up my baby.'
'I was 5 days into parenthood when a midwife found me on the floor. It was a sliding doors moment.'
The resentful martyr: Whinging about the 'mental load' is not empowering.
'My best friend has seen me broken, at my sickest, my ugliest, and she's still here.'
'I've worked in veterinary practice for 20 years. Here's why our suicide rates are so high.'
'When I was 18, a boy said something that shaped the next 30 years of my life.'
"This is exactly what depression feels like."
"I feel sick when I think about what could've happened had I been with my daughter that day."
'Two words on a stranger's t-shirt shook the breath out of me.'
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