Nobody recognises high-functioning anxiety because it doesn’t look like the textbook definition of what a mental health issue is.
“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.”
Yeah, it's an actual problem.
Apparently chugging cranberry juice isn't always the answer.
“I am at peace with what’s next. The more I prepare to say goodbye, the more at peace I become with that reality."
Williams syndrome is often called the opposite of autism—so researchers believe MDMA could help people on the autism spectrum.
Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.
Sometimes, depression robs you of your best self quietly.
I have generalized anxiety disorder, but in times of true crisis, my anxiety seems to disappear.
My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.
"I dreamed that a swarm of bees or wasps attacked my feet. When I woke up, my feet were burning and tingly. It was very painful.”
Advice for in-flight farters.