mental health

4.17.19

Filthyratbag Is the Viral Artist Drawing the Internet’s Midlife Crisis

18-year-old illustrator Celeste Mountjoy is here to remind you that teen angst is real angst.

4.14.19

The Sugar High Might Be a Myth

That afternoon treat might not improve your mood, and could make you more tired within the first hour of eating it.

4.10.19

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.

3.27.19

Depictions of Mental Health On TV Have a Class Problem

While shows like 'Fleabag' successfully reckon with the psychological and existential crises facing young people today, they fail to acknowledge the financial one.

3.25.19

Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life

I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.

3.22.19

The Psychological Effects of Grieving on Social Media

Facebook has transformed the way a lot of people experience loss and express grief. But is it helpful?

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3.18.19

How Do You Know When to Quit Therapy?

When I imagined finishing therapy it was always with a sense of capability and optimism, but what I got instead was the overwhelming feeling that I was giving up.

3.18.19

Inside The Fragmented Minds of People With Dissociative Identity Disorder

The condition was formerly known as “multiple personality disorder,” and the medical field is still in disagreement on whether it is real. But does ‘real’ matter when a diagnosis can help?

3.14.19

I Tried Alternative Therapies to See If They Could Help Me

In an age of anxiety, wellness trends are booming – could isolation tanks and gong baths hold an answer?

3.14.19

The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian

Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.

3.12.19

How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need

Depending on what you're going through.

3.10.19

This Is Why Weed Makes Some People Anxious

It’s a cruel irony that the very people who could benefit from weed’s relaxing effects are often the ones who don’t feel them.

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