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The Stress of Living on a Boat Was Just What My Anxious Brain Needed

When you are far from land, the need to be completely self-reliant is key, and every small accomplishment is an affirmation of survival itself.
Kate Zidar
3 days ago
mental health

This Breathing Exercise Can Calm You Down in a Few Minutes

“It’s totally private. Nobody knows you’re doing it.”
Meryl Davids Landau
5 days ago
This Week in Science

Giving Parents Therapy Can Help Their Anxious Children

This week in science: a new approach to brain stimulation for hard-to-treat depression, and how parents could inadvertently be encouraging their kid's anxiety.
Shayla Love
3.17.19
mental health

Depressed People See the World More Realistically

And happy people just might be slightly delusional.
Stephanie Bucklin
3.11.19
This Week in Science

Your Choices Can Be Seen in Your Brain Before You’re Conscious of Them

This week in science: taking nutritional supplements can't prevent depression, a video of a droplet doing something you've never seen water do, and researchers predicted people’s choices before they made them.
Shayla Love
3.9.19
depression

All the Reasons You Shouldn’t Drink When You’re Depressed

Alcohol has immediate and long-term negative effects that can exacerbate depression—and far outweigh any benefits.
Mark Hay
3.8.19
mental health

This Is What It's Like to Live With High-Functioning Depression

Sometimes, depression robs you of your best self quietly.
Knvul Sheikh
3.2.19
This Week in Science

This Is The Best Kind of Disguise To Conceal Your Identity

This week in science: using brain imaging to predict who will respond to antidepressants, how your personality rubs off on your cat, and a disguise that is surprisingly effective.
Shayla Love
2.25.19
Phys Ed

An Ode to Yogis Who Bring Darkness to Yoga

Yoga doesn't have to be unrealistically positive to be helpful.
Rajul Punjabi
2.24.19
mental health

Expressing Myself Through Clothing Has Helped Me Deal With Depression

But I worry that I'll become image-obsessed.
Philip Eil
2.15.19
mental health

On Friends Who Want to Die

I was struggling with depression and suicidal thoughts. Turns out the best person to talk to was someone who was coping with the same things.
Aisha Mirza
2.11.19
mental health

Chinese Author Explains How Watching a Movie Can Induce Psychosis

Esmé Weijun Wang describes what it's like for your mind to get pulled away from reality in her new book of essays.
Shayla Love
2.9.19
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