anxiety

Health

How Letter Writing Became an Unexpected Mental Health Aid

More people have realised how taking pen to paper can force you to consider the nuances, logic and depth of your thoughts.
Kamila Rymajdo
5.17.19
mind

How Small Talk With Almost-Strangers Profoundly Affects Your Happiness

Research shows weak-tie relationships can be just as important as strong-tie relationships for our mental health.
Jamie Friedlander
5.8.19
therapy diaries

What Happened When I Stopped Going to Therapy

"During the last loss of both therapist and psychiatrist, I became technically homeless for four months."
Tonic Editors
5.3.19
Essays

Forth Wanderers' Ava Trilling on Touring with Panic Disorder

"Every time I would tell people about the tour I was told how great an opportunity it was. This was encouraging, but I couldn’t help but feel guilty – this great opportunity only brought me dread."
Ava Trilling
3.12.19
farming

Brexit Is a Nightmare for Farmers’ Mental Health

Many British agricultural workers already struggle with rural isolation and financial strain. Now, Brexit uncertainty is making things significantly worse.
Ellie Broughton
3.4.19
Health

The Remarkable Benefits of Cold Water Swimming

More and more people are starting their days with a dip in ice cold water, with some saying it dramatically improves their ability to manage depression.
Angus Harrison
3.4.19
Drugs

The Story of a Black-Out Benzo Addict

The blissful escape of benzodiazepines helped me cope with depression and anxiety, but my life ended up falling apart around me.
Daniel Finn
2.22.19
mental health

I’m Constantly Stressed That My Weekends Aren’t Fun Enough

How to deal with weekend anxiety.
Richard Morgan
2.20.19
CBD

We Asked Experts if CBD-Spiked Foods Do Anything at All

CBD oil is in everything from gummies to cold brew, but does it actually have any benefits if it's combined with other ingredients?
Melissa Pandika
2.20.19
INSOMNIA

Why Particular Words Get Stuck in Our Heads When We Can't Sleep

Turns out there's a term for when you're lying awake at 3AM and your inner voice won't stop saying "Waitrose and Partners" over and over.
Josh Baines
1.29.19
mental health

The More I Allowed Myself to Feel My Anxiety, the Less it Bothered Me​

My coping mechanisms had been avoidant behavior all along.
Sarah Watts
1.22.19
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
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