I am a writer and multimedia journalist living in Madison, Wisconsin. My expertise is in women's health, psychology, mental health, fitness and travel. Formerly at Chicago Tribune and Tampa Bay Times.
Working less, not more, holds the key to my productivity.
Genes play a role in mood disorders, but they don’t write your destiny. Here's how meditation helped me lift my depression.
I’m not the only one with a brown thumb. However, most people I know don’t have an existential crisis about it. Here's how depression, anxiety and plant parenting don't mix.
If you've got a drinking habit, setting a New Year's resolution might not cut it. Here's how I used mindfulness to give up booze.
Research shows living in a cluttered space can lead to anxiety. Here's how tidying up helped me.
Here’s what you need to know about taking medical mementos home.
Stress can take a toll on anyone. But if you have depression, you might not bounce back from stress easily. The death of a loved one, a job loss, or a divorce could trigger symptoms such as guilt and hopelessness. But there are steps you can take to get better.
I haven't had a drink in almost 1,000 days. See how my brain made that possible.