mental health

mind

The Vaccine That Could Prevent Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunization from bacteria that could help.
Shayla Love
6 hours ago
News

This Filipino Man Hasn’t Taken a Shower in Over a Decade

Things we learned today: The fear of bathing is called “ablutophobia.”
Lex Celera
14 hours ago
climate change

'Climate Despair' Is Making People Give Up on Life

"It's super painful to be a human being right now at this point in history."
Mike Pearl
4 days ago
mind

Plane Crash Investigators Describe the Horrors of Digging Through Wreckage

Going to crash sites, talking to grieving families, and listening to black box recordings takes an emotional toll.
Louise McLoughlin
7.5.19
climate change

If Climate Change Makes You Feel Hopeless, Maybe Religion Can Help

People suffering from climate despair are turning to spiritual leaders. This is the advice they get.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
7.4.19
mental health

'Fairytale Therapy' Turns the Moral of a Story into Life Guidance

It's meant to blend art and narrative therapy, with a Jungian touch, while using old tales to help you manage your life today.
Sabrina Faramarzi
6.27.19
mind

The Chilling Mystery of High-Altitude Suicides

U.S. counties above 4,000 feet have twice the suicides as counties at 2,000 feet. Is it because there's less oxygen in the air, or is something else going on?
Shayla Love
6.26.19
lifestyle

Depressed People See the World More Realistically

And happy people just might be slightly delusional.
Stephanie Bucklin
6.26.19
mental health

The Sort of Parents ‘Generation Anxiety’ Will Grow Up to Be

How mental health intersects with our decision on whether or not to have kids in the future.
Biju Belinky
6.25.19
mind

The Pursuit of High Self-Esteem Is Making Us Miserable

“We think of boosts to self-esteem as analogous to sugar: tasty but not nutritious.”
Shayla Love
6.20.19
mental health

How People Are Navigating the Mental Health Crisis With 'Surf Therapy'

The term itself has only been in common usage for the last five years or so, but it's so effective that charities like The Wave Project have now established referral pathways with the NHS.
Harry Harris
6.6.19
mental health

What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead

“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”
Kimberly Lawson
6.4.19
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