Wellness

On Elementary-Age Black Children Suicide & Why We Need More Conversations on Mental Health

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“I’m either going to kill myself or someone is going to kill me,” was the last thing I told my mother before she finally decided to move from the neighborhood that had become my place of torment. Only 11-years-old and barely even in middle school,...

This Woman Had A Classy Response To Body Shaming Criticism Over Her Engagement Photos

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Yaaaaayyyyee?✌ A photo posted by mzznaki (@mzznaki) on May 30, 2016 at 3:48pm PDT When Ghanian nurse Mzznaki Tetteh posted her engagement photos on Instagram last week, she probably wasn’t expecting them to go viral. But body shaming critics had a different agenda. The photos...

#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou Reminds Us That Domestic Abuse Isn’t Just Physical

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maybe he doesnt hit u. he just comes home angry at the world& broke& starts putting u down for being a useless parasite whos why hes broke. — Planet Thickness (@bad_dominicana) May 1, 2016 Dominican-American writer Zahira Kelly had no idea the hashtag she started...

‘Llama With No Drama’ Instagram Account Will Help You De-Stress

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Sometimes you need a break from the hustle, bustle and chaos of the world. And what easier way is there to relax than accompanying a stuffed llama on his world travels via social media? Traveler and brand consultant Eyul Savas created the ‘Llama With No...

Wentworth Miller Reveals Past Suicidal Thoughts In Powerful Facebook Post In Response To Fat Shaming Meme

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Yesterday, a meme poking fun at Prison Break star Wentworth Miller’s weight gain started making its internet rounds by way of British humor site The LADBible. The meme joked that Wentworth had discovered McDonald’s Monopoly game since breaking out of prison on the show. “In...

Rhymefest Isn’t The Only One Concerned About Kanye’s Mental Health

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When Kanye West tweeted support for Bill Cosby last Wednesday, my first response wasn’t anger; it was concern. It was a genuine concern that actually surprised me because I haven’t felt much of anything but disgust for the rapper since about 2005, except for when his mother passed away in...