Since I was 15, I’ve been dealing with depression. I’m not talking about the blues, sadness, or simply the Mondays, but suffocating, full-blown depression—the kind that leaves you empty and hurting all at the same time...
With new films like To The Bone and Feed contributing to important conversations about eating disorders, and after nearly ten years advocating around my bipolar disorder, I finally feel ready to open up about my own eating disorder recovery...
After years of speaking, I was struggling to find female advocates that were my age and on the circuit in the same way I was. Though I was constantly speaking to large audiences, a part of me felt alone in my advocacy. And then I met Melody Moezzi.
You may have heard of the amazing Suzy Favor Hamilton from her three trips to the Olympics as an American middle distance runner. You may have heard of her when news broke that she had been working as one of the top escorts in Las Vegas. But today, Suzy is best known for her inspirational work as a prominent mental health advocate and author of New York Times Bestseller, Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running from Madness.
It’s estimated that over 16 million adults in the US experience major depressive episodes. And considering a majority of these adults also hold jobs, more thorough employee-employer communication is long overdue.