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A Cynic’s Guide to Meditation

After a string of upsetting life events, I threw myself headfirst into meditation to deal with my anxieties—despite my apprehension that the practice was yet another bit of BS modernity.
Graham Isador
4.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How Mobile Apps Have Whitewashed Mindfulness Practices

On today's podcast episode, we talk about how the traditional Buddhist practice has been commodified.
VICE Staff
7.8.18
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Understanding Anhedonia, the Depression Symptom That Numbs Pleasure

"Nothing is fun anymore. You don't go out because you just think, what's the point?"
Katherine Gillespie
10.25.17
TFW

Three People Share How They Fought Depression and Won

"There was a moment with friends when I looked around and felt, for the first time in a really long time, happy."
VICE Staff
9.20.17
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Yes, I'm a Needy Woman

Even if I'm not allowed to be.
Madison Griffiths
7.26.17
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How Memes Taught Millennials to Talk About Mental Health

Between the DMs and tags, starter packs and TFWs, memes have emerged as a unique language to support our generation's growing mental health dialogue.
i-D Staff
7.21.17
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Instagram Is the Worst App for Your Mental Health

It’s official, your favourite app is making you feel terrible.
i-D Staff
7.21.17
TFW

I Keep Worrying I've Accidentally Killed People With My Mind

OCD isn't just thinking you've left the oven on.
Madison Griffiths
5.22.17
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Mania Is Not a Superpower

It’s tempting to believe the manic periods of bipolar can be somehow made productive. In my experience, they can’t.
Patrick Marlborough
5.10.17
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The Quest for a Pill to Stop the Pain

One of the hardest aspects of living with a mental illness is the searching for the right medication, and then the right dosage.
Patrick Marlborough
5.9.17
The VICE Guide to Uni Life

Most of Australia's Uni Students Are Depressed and Anxious, Study Finds

A national survey from Headspace has found 70 percent of students rate their mental health as "poor."
Katherine Gillespie
4.6.17
Stuff

Can an App Really Help Manage Your Mental Health?

Or will the proliferation of apps designed to help mental wellbeing provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?
Sarah Graham
8.14.15