mind

this is fine

Eating a Ton of Candy Helps Me Stay Sober

No one tells you that a big part of quitting drinking can be incessantly craving sugar.
Grace Lavery
2 days ago
mind

Distraction’s Cognitive Risks Are Worse Than the Time It Wastes

New research finds that being interrupted during a fixed task distorts and misconstrues how we view reality.
Julia Ries
9.13.19
Phys Ed

How to Lose Weight and Get Back in Shape

A personal trainer explains why you don’t need a detox, a fad diet, or a boutique workout to burn fat and build muscle.
Christian Finn
9.9.19
mind

A Shocking Number of Americans Want to 'Just Let Them All Burn'

A study measured the 'Need for Chaos' that leads people to spread online misinformation and vote for politicians like Trump.
Harry Cheadle
9.5.19
mind

Socially Anxious People Are Taking MDMA and Other Psychedelics to Cope

Scientists say that combined with therapy, these drugs could be a promising treatment option.
Shayla Love
8.29.19
body

This Is Why You're So Anxious During PMS

There are lots of things to consider when it comes to stress and your period—including hormones, diet, and mental health in general.
Wendy Wisner
8.22.19
mind

How Getting Sober Finally Made Me Cool

I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.
Molly Priddy
8.16.19
mind

We Talked to People in the 11 Percent of Millennials Who 'Always' Feel Lonely

"How can I be this old and not have any friends?"
Allie Conti
8.14.19
mind

The Unbearable Stress of Being in a Community Under Attack

The life-altering, stressful impacts of ICE raids and shooting massacres don’t end with the events themselves. So how are people attempting to cope under constant threat?
Minerva Canto
8.7.19
mind

The Psychiatric 'Wonder Drug' That Almost No One Is Using

Clozapine could save the lives of suicidal schizophrenic people who aren't responding to other treatments. So why are so few doctors using it?
Shayla Love
8.6.19
mind

How I Learned to Deal With Stress After My Creative Escape Became My Job

As I started to make more money off of stand-up comedy, I had to find a new way to blow off steam.
Josh Gondelman
7.30.19
grief

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.
Sydni Dunn
7.30.19
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