Mental Health & Wellness

Mental Health & Wellness

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Arese Sylvester

Addressing The Social Stigma Of Post Natal Depression In Nigeria

Tuesday 20 July 2021 7:00 AM

Leah Dempsey

Growing Up Black In Northern Ireland Left Me With BPD

Monday 21 June 2021 7:00 AM

"Even when racism isn’t the direct cause of psychological distress, it affects every aspect of our lives."

– How Black Women Can Get The Most Out Of Counselling

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June-Ann Joseph

What It Means To Be A Black Woman Living With PCOS

Wednesday 12 May 2021 10:30 AM

Chloe Lovell

Racial Trauma, Radical Self-Care & Our Healing As Resistance

Monday 29 March 2021 2:00 PM

Mia Thornton

Meet The Four Black Women Who Found Joy In Running

Monday 22 March 2021 7:00 AM

"Some common reasons for hoarding are: documenting personal history, preserving the past, holding on to the memory of loved ones and relief of anxiety related to past material deprivation."

– How I Learned To Empathise With My Mother's Hoarding Habit

 

Chloe Lovell

Black Women And The Silence Around Binge Eating Disorder

Wednesday 3 March 2021 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

We Need An Honest Conversation About Black Families & Boundaries

Tuesday 2 March 2021 7:00 AM

Mel Green

How Mums-To-Be Can Protect Their Mental Health During Covid

Saturday 20 February 2021 7:00 AM

"Our DNA holds the trauma of our ancestors and manifests in physical dis-ease. Learning to attend to the sites of pain has taught me what needs to be healed within."

– My Descent Into Hell: Understanding My Ancestors' Trauma

 

Ezimma Chigbo

Suicide, The Pursuit Of Selfishness And My Commitment To Community

Thursday 11 February 2021 7:00 AM

Namina Forna

On Writing Trauma, Healing And Fantasy Inspired By My Reality

Thursday 4 February 2021 7:00 AM

Bakita Kasadha

Life After Diagnosis: Black Women & Bipolar Disorder

Friday 22 January 2021 7:00 AM

Niki Igbaroola

On Diet Culture And My Mother's Flawed Example

Monday 18 January 2021 7:00 AM

Jaydee Seaforth

We Need To Talk About Our Need To Talk

Thursday 14 January 2021 8:30 AM

"At the beginning, there were four black people on the course. By the end of the second year, there was only me!"

– The Struggles and Trials That Face Black Trainee Therapists

 

Stephanie Ozuo

What An ADHD Diagnosis Means For My Concept Of Black Womanhood

Monday 11 January 2021 7:00 AM

Vicky Gayle

The Adult Carers Overlooked By The Government & Local Councils

Wednesday 6 January 2021 12:00 PM

Vanessa Lyall

2020 Was The Homecoming I Never Expected

Wednesday 30 December 2020 7:00 AM

Tyla Grant

My Journey To Becoming An Autism Advocate

Thursday 17 December 2020 7:00 AM

Courtney Stoddart

Race, Trauma, Belonging And Transracial Adoption

Monday 30 November 2020 7:00 AM

Vicky Gayle

The Cultural Roots Of Community Farming In Birmingham

Saturday 28 November 2020 7:00 AM

Elisha Mack

Mixed Race & Choosing Sides In The UK's Second City

Thursday 26 November 2020 7:00 AM

Bakita Kasadha

Why Black Women Should Be Talking About Menopause Earlier

Thursday 12 November 2020 7:00 AM

"Every bill that came in, every late payment, every single financial trigger just pushed me further down into the mud."

– Me vs Motherhood, Mental Health And Financial Stability

 

Annalisa Toccara

Editor's Letter: The Rising Of The Black Phoenixes In The North East

Sunday 25 October 2020 9:30 PM

Dr Michelle Nyangereka

My Descent Into Hell: Understanding My Ancestors' Trauma

Tuesday 29 September 2020 7:00 AM

Lateefah Jean-Baptiste

How Furlough Stopped Me Equating My Self-Worth With My Career

Thursday 24 September 2020 7:00 AM

Elizabeth Oloruntola

How I Learned To Empathise With My Mother's Hoarding Habit

Wednesday 2 September 2020 7:00 AM

Danielle Dash

Guest Editor's Letter: Why We Need To Persevere In Our Careers

Monday 31 August 2020 8:00 AM

N K Aroni

Making Sense Of My "Mother Wound"

Wednesday 26 August 2020 7:00 AM

Mica Montana

What It Really Means To Talk About Our Mental Health More

Tuesday 25 August 2020 7:00 AM

Kuba Shand Baptiste

Guest Ed's Letter: Why I'm Trying To Be Better When Asking For Help

Monday 24 August 2020 7:00 AM

Dionne Anderson

Navigating White Fragility In My Interracial Family

Thursday 20 August 2020 7:00 AM

Lovelynn Ndlovu

The Government's Mishandling Of Covid-19 Has Cost Us A Lot

Wednesday 8 July 2020 7:00 AM

Jo Chukualim

How Black Women Can Get The Most Out Of Counselling

Wednesday 1 July 2020 7:00 AM

"I am no stranger to the history of labelling black children as having special needs and pushing them to one side, nevertheless, that does not take away from the fact that some black people do have ADHD."

– Black Excellence And My ADHD Diagnosis

 

Isha Webber

When You Have No Choice But To Leave Your Family

Tuesday 30 June 2020 7:00 AM

Janet Adebodun

My Story Of Self-Harm And Recovery

Friday 22 May 2020 7:00 AM

Candice Carty-Williams

Guest Editor's Letter: How I Am Managing My Emotional Well-Being

Monday 4 May 2020 7:00 AM

Dianna Reid

The Struggles Facing Black Trainee Therapists

Friday 10 April 2020 7:00 AM

Marcia Veiga

Covid-19, Civil War And Western Privileges

Thursday 9 April 2020 7:00 AM

Lucy DK

Dealing With My Daddy Issues In Life, Love and Art

Friday 14 February 2020 7:00 AM

Zuva

Why Black Churches Need To Catering To Introverts

Sunday 29 December 2019 7:00 AM

Anna Wughanga Olila

How Black British Women Were A Lifeline For A Newly Emigrated Mum

Friday 22 November 2019 7:00 AM

Zuva

The Expectations Put On Oldest Daughters Harm Us

Friday 8 November 2019 7:00 AM

Njilan Morris-Jarra

How Engaging With My 'Inner Child' Led Me To Pure, Organic Joy

Friday 25 October 2019 7:00 AM

Sandra Poku

Ten Years On From My Schizophrenia Diagnosis

Thursday 10 October 2019 7:00 AM

Jemmar Samuels

Black Excellence And My ADHD Diagnosis

Wednesday 11 September 2019 7:00 AM

Ezimma Chigbo

Where Is The Empathy For Black People Who Act "Crazy" In Public?

Wednesday 14 August 2019 7:00 AM

Portia Bartley

LA Taught Me That The Way We Think About 'The Hustle' Is Dangerous

Tuesday 6 August 2019 9:00 AM

Zuva

Moving To Zimbabwe As A Queer Child Of The Diaspora

Wednesday 17 July 2019 7:00 AM

Elizabeth Ayoola

What Miscarriage Taught Me About Womanhood

Thursday 7 March 2019 7:00 AM

Lauren Pemberton-Nelson

Brexit Will Further Damage The Health Of Black Women In Britain

Friday 22 February 2019 8:00 AM

Candice Carty-Williams

SAD: Its Effect On Black Women And How To Alleviate Its Grip

Tuesday 29 January 2019 7:00 AM

Ebunola Adenipekun

The Roots Of Self Care: Black Women & Their House Plants

Wednesday 14 November 2018 7:00 AM

Louisa Adjoa Parker

Managing Motherhood And My Mental Health Problems

Wednesday 3 October 2018 7:00 AM

Bakita Kasadha

My Journey Towards Finding A Black Therapist

Thursday 27 September 2018 7:00 AM

Ebony Francis

The Carefree Black Girl's Guide To Foraging In The City

Tuesday 4 September 2018 3:00 PM

Lateefah Jean-Baptiste

Why We Should Be Unapologetic About Being Selfish

Friday 31 August 2018 12:00 PM

Cece Alexandra

What It's Like Being A Black Woman With Epilepsy

Thursday 7 June 2018 7:00 AM

Jasmine Lee-Zogbessou

The Stigma Behind Sexual Health Clinics

Thursday 17 May 2018 7:00 AM

Jendella Benson

Why Are Adult Friendships So Hard?

Monday 14 May 2018 7:00 AM

Annique Simpson

What Yoga Taught Me About Breathing, Sex and Everything Else

Wednesday 2 May 2018 7:00 AM

Garen Abel Unokan

How Do You Care For Natural Hair When Battling Depression?

Friday 20 April 2018 7:00 AM

Elizabeth Ayoola

The Things They Don't Tell You About Childbirth

Monday 5 March 2018 7:30 AM

Tobi Oredein

Ed's Letter: Embracing Forbes As Well As Failure

Monday 29 January 2018 5:30 PM

Samara Linton

Why We Need To Write Our Own Mental Health Narratives

Sunday 28 January 2018 5:32 PM

Annabel Sowemimo

Why It's Ok To Be A Mess Sometimes

Friday 19 January 2018 6:00 PM

Furaha F Asani

Yes, Anxiety Medication Helped Me Finish My PhD Thesis

Friday 1 December 2017 5:00 PM

Mahalia Changlee

Dialect & Dementia: Reading Beyond The Silences

Friday 29 September 2017 7:00 PM

Samara Linton

Black Women on Eating Disorders, Body Image & Thinness

Friday 18 August 2017 7:00 AM

Louisa Adjoa Parker

What It's Really Like Living With Anxiety

Tuesday 15 August 2017 8:00 AM