depression

mental health

How Do You Help an Online Friend Who Seems Depressed?

When you barely know someone, it's hard to tell what’s a mental health crisis and what’s just run-of-the-mill venting.
Emily Cassel
5.7.19
therapy diaries

What Happened When I Stopped Going to Therapy

"During the last loss of both therapist and psychiatrist, I became technically homeless for four months."
Tonic Editors
5.5.19
mental health

More People Are Feeling Despair and it Might Be Killing Us

A study of over 18,000 Americans found that despair increases in your 30s and could be leading to an increase of "deaths of despair."
Shayla Love
4.29.19
mental health

What It's Like to Be Diagnosed With Depression at Eight Years Old

"In year 4, getting up each day was a battle for me and my parents. I began finding it difficult to walk. I started getting excruciating headaches."
Kieron Passaway
4.25.19
mental health

How to Navigate Mental Illness in a Relationship

According to people with depression.
Mica Lemiski
4.22.19
mental health

I Tried Rope Bondage as a Coping Mechanism for My Anxiety

It felt like yoga—a steady, reliable movement from discomfort to comfort and I was in control of the pace.
Tracey Duncan
4.10.19
Fighting Words

The Idea of 'Manifesting' Your Future May Be Bad for Mental Health

The Law of Attraction says thoughts eventually become reality. That's an anxious person's worst nightmare.
Shayla Love
4.4.19
odes

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
3.22.19
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
3.20.19
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
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