Writing About Trauma Can Help You Heal
"Two days after the murder, I told a friend in my playwriting program that I would never write about it. Here's why I changed my mind."
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Life Coach Tony Robbins Faces Allegations of Sexual Harassment
The news comes in the wake of his controversial comments around #MeToo.
Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?
Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death
A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness
Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our 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.
Offices Can Be Hell for People Whose Brains Work Differently
Work spaces today come with strong smells, harsh light, lots of chatter, and constant messages on email or Slack. For neurodivergent people, this can be a big ask.
What Happened When I Stopped Going to Therapy
"During the last loss of both therapist and psychiatrist, I became technically homeless for four months."
A Psychiatrist Told Us Why Her Patient Killed Her Children
In 2016, Carol Coronado was sentenced to three life prison terms for the murder of her three daughters.
Is '13 Reasons Why' Really as Dangerous as People Say? It's Complicated
Two recent studies suggest the Netflix show can be both harmful and beneficial.
Living With It
I Sting Myself With Bees 3 Times a Week
“I pick up the tweezers one at a time—a bee squirming at the end of each pair—and press it to my back, waiting for its burning sting.”
This Is What it Means if it Takes You Forever to Ejaculate
Yeah, it's an actual problem.