Stress

mental health

I Tried Rope Bondage as a Coping Mechanism for My Anxiety

It felt like yoga—a steady, reliable movement from discomfort to comfort and I was in control of the pace.
Tracey Duncan
4.9.19
self improvement

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
mental health

Kids Keep Getting 'Possessed by Spirits' During Indonesia's High School Exams

Some schools are even employing exorcists to tackle the problem.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.4.19
healthcare

The US Is Working its Nurses to Death

"Every time you're at work, it’s a bad day. There isn’t a chance of having a light day anymore.”
Jason Silverstein
2.21.19
mental health

Why the Music Industry Should Follow This Label’s Mental Health Initiative

Royal Mountain Records’ pledge to extend benefits to its artists is a big deal.
Brad Garcia
2.11.19
relationships

Men Tend to Struggle With Breakup Regret More Than Women

Regrets over relationships that went south is more common than other forms of regret, psychologists say.
Nick Keppler
1.7.19
You're Smarter Than That

There's No Such Thing as 'Sweating Out Toxins'

"Doesn’t smelly sweat mean something evil is leaving my body?"
Tracey Duncan
1.7.19
Phys Ed

How to Start Working Out When You Have Anxiety

The gym is an anxious person's nightmare.
K. Aleisha Fetters
12.19.18
mental health

Lifting Weights Has a Surprising Effect on Mental Health

In a new paper, researchers took a closer look at the connection between depression, anxiety, and working out.
Christian Finn
12.6.18
body

These Are the Five Most Effective Ways to Cure the Hiccups

Here's what the science says about a few of the most common techniques.
Markham Heid
12.6.18
Sleep

This Is Why You Can't Go Back to Sleep When You Want To

And why you can’t wake up when you have to.
Jesse Hicks
12.1.18
mind

Dreams Can Help People Deal With Grief and Breakups

During painful transitions such as breakups, divorce, and the loss of loved ones, dreams can become so vivid that even the biggest skeptics take notice of their nocturnal visions.
Alice Robb
11.23.18
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