The Wrong Conversation About School Shootings
A culture of hypervigilence and militarization isn't the same thing as gun control.
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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.
Keeping Up Appearances As a 'Model Minority' Can Have Serious Mental Health Consequences
The importance of maintaining "face" in Asian cultures goes back thousands of years. In the US, where Asian Americans also grapple with a rampant high-achiever stereotype, people are suffering silently.
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.
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.
Pete Buttigieg Has an Ambitious Plan to Make You Less Lonely
Health insurers sometimes refuse to cover mental health services like therapy. The South Bend mayor wants to change that.
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.
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.
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?"
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?
'Euphoria’ Is Honest About the Painful, Unglamorous Realities of Depression
When you're deep in it, sometimes you can't drag yourself out of bed to pee.
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.