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‘Tis the season to be jolly, but during this time of year, many suffer from anxiety, depression and seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD. Speaking to rolling out, licensed pharmacist Corine Ferebee explained the effects of SAD and how to manage the symptoms as outlined by the Mayo Clinic and National Institutes of Health. What is…

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Michelle Williams’ decades-long battle with depression is well-chronicled. The former  Destiny’s Child member has not been shy about sharing her pain nor about seeking help through therapy, self-reflection and prayer. Now, the singer and actress is pouring her therapeutic message about overcoming mental health challenges into her new memoir, Checking In: How Getting Real About…

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Azealia Banks set off alarm on social media when the rapper insinuated in several tweets that she is ready to end her tenure on Earth and check out. The controversial “Ice Princess” femcee, 29, who may be known more for her myriad of rap beefs than her music career, frightened her fans when she wrote…

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Michelle Obama admits on the newest edition of her podcast that she’s suffering from “low-grade depression” due to the incessant turbulence brought on by the pandemic, racial animus and presidential malfeasance. The former first lady, 56, revealed to NPR anchor Michelle Norris on Spotify’s “The Michelle Obama Podcast,” that her light-weight despondency emanates “not just…

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Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, growing unemployment, loss of family members and police brutality, the past couple of months have been undeniably overwhelming. The uncertainty that many of us are facing right now can lead to, anger, sadness, anxiety and a world of other emotions. Although the news and social media can be trusted sources…

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Health care social worker Kayla Jackson says she believes that while we can’t control the coronavirus, we can control how we choose to deal with it. Joining rolling out’s CEO Munson Steed on a recent segment of Health IQ, Jackson said some individuals are experiencing increased anxiety and stress, but learning to deal with these…

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Taraji P. Henson found her “life’s purpose” in talking about her “mental health.” The 49-year-old actress has been honest about her own battle with depression and anxiety for several years, and in 2018 she set up the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation — which aims to provide resources to those struggling with mental health — in honor…

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Courtney D. Sykes found purpose through unexpected pain. After losing several close family members in the short span of two years, Sykes found herself in a state of depression. It was through therapy she found a way to address her condition. “I was encouraged to seek ways to implement more self-care, manage stress and develop…

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By Monica Bey In my early 20s, I accomplished what almost every young, post-college adult dreams of: I landed a corporate job that paid well and gave me incredible opportunities for advancement. But there’s a cost. After spending so much time grinding my way to the top, I found myself stressed out, not able to…

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