Are My Elbows Fat? Why Eating Disorders Should Matter to You.

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With the New Year upon us we start to think about weight and issues with our bodyAccording to the Nation Eating Disorder Association, eating disorders (ED) such as anorexia have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness and about 10-15% of people in American struggle with eating disorders. According to The National Institute of Mental Health

The Digital Side of Therapy

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By Emily Giunta, dailyRx NewsWeb counseling is an easily accessible and affordable mental health tool. And new evidence suggests it's effective, too.A new study from Canada found that online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) combined with clinical care may benefit patients with depression, anxiety and illness-related emotional distress more than t

Brand New CrossFit Man

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"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win." -Pre

Redefining Mental Illness

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Like most things in life, particularly those with a scientific dimension, we have developed a complex classification system to define various forms of mental illness. These deviations from the norm or average typically result in some notable unsatisfactory condition or result, such as emotional pain or inability to fully particulate in regular acti

What No One Tells You About Depression (But I Will)

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Back in 2009, I had my first stay in a psychiatric ward; I was there for a week. At that point in my battle with major depression, my hourly thoughts revolved around various ways to end my life. Since then, my biggest fear has been to ultimately lose. RELATED: 81 Awesome Mental Health Resources When You Can't Afford a Therapist It's 3 a
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