When it seems like everyone is living a picture-perfect life, admitting you’re struggling feels like utter failure. But more people than you think—millions, in fact—are working through mental health problems, including depression and anxiety. Celebrities like Lena Dunham and the Duchess of Cambridge have spoken out about the need to end the stigma associated with mental illness, and the tide is changing.
The blogs and projects below are going one step further to bring the (hard-to-have) conversation to light. On them, you’ll find everything from candid personal stories to photos that prove you’re not alone in your issues and insecurities.
Please note: We know the number of topics that fall under the umbrella of mental health is massive; as such, this is not an exhaustive list of the only blogs worth following. If there are other voices you feel we should know about, please give us a shout on Twitter.
Photo: What I Be Project
1. What I Be Project
You won’t find your average long-form blog posts here—ju…