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​Anxiety Or It Didn’t Happen

Sometimes I revisit the spots where I've had my worst panic attacks. I recently went back to the California desert, Palm Springs, the scene of my last major existential dissolve.
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Why Dog Halloween Parties Are Infinitely Superior to Ones Involving Humans

Unlike social anxiety-inducing human Halloween parties, Pugoween is all about not giving a fuck.
Kristel Jax

What It’s Like to Live With Depersonalisation Disorder

Depersonalisation disorder affects 1.3 million people in the UK – so why does no one really know what it is?
Jenny Rae

The Man Who Builds Luxury Bomb Shelters for Paranoid Billionaires

Robert Vicino believes the rich don't live on the same scale as ordinary people in today's society—so why should that change after the end of the world? For a mere £23,000, his company will make their apocalypse experiences truly swanky.
Lynn Parramore

How Food Allergies Took Over My Life

After a couple bad experiences with trace amounts of peanuts, I was sent into a spiral of anxiety and fear that took me months to recover from.
Katie Okamoto
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After Years of Therapy I've Discovered a Few Tricks for Dealing with My Panic Attacks

I stayed in the psychodynamic therapy game for far too long largely because I was afraid of "breaking up" with therapists.
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The Unwilling Hardcore: How Video Games Helped Me Battle My OCD

Using video games to train those with OCD that risks can be adventure, and that you can't control everything save for how you react, is important.
Christos Reid

Here's Why Skin Conditions Need To Be Taken More Seriously

Stigmatised and under-prioritised by doctors, skin conditions can really fuck with your head as well as your body.
Amber Roberts

How Borderline Personality Disorder Put an End to My Party Days

At the time I was suffering most from the mental illness, everyone from my friends to my GP failed to understand what was wrong with me. Here's how I got better.
Harriet Williamson
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Nothing Bad Happened Except My Mind

There is a voice in my head that tells me I am constantly on the verge of a catastrophe. Mysteriously, over the last few weeks a new voice has emerged and it's telling the first one to shut the fuck up.
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Depressed Teenagers and Oblivious Paedophiles: The Rich Tapestry of People Who Call Helplines

And some more things I learned while volunteering at a crisis helpline.
Milou, as told to Julie Le Baron

I Spent Months Battling Bedbugs and Years Trying to Get Them Out of My Head

I dealt with the grossest, most outrageous bed bug infestation you can imagine. But it was after I got rid of them that things really started spiraling out of control.
Jake Scott