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.
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.
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
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.”
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.
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.
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?"
How to Start Working Out When You Have Anxiety
The gym is an anxious person's nightmare.
K. Aleisha Fetters
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.
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.
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.
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.