Allie Volpe

mind

How to Share Other People's Secrets Without Ruining Lives

Scientifically, keeping a secret can take a psychological toll; here’s how to help yourself without hurting someone else.
Allie Volpe
12.4.19
Phys Ed

Taper Madness Is Real and This Is How You Can Avoid it Before a Big Race

In the weeks before a big marathon—when you're not getting that long-run endorphin hit—things can get a little emotionally haywire.
Allie Volpe
1.16.19
Dating

How Tinder Is Killing the Home-Cooked Dinner Date

Swipe culture; fear of IRL interaction; anxiety about entering a stranger's home. There are lots of reasons why making dinner for a date is going out of style.
Allie Volpe
10.9.18
Sleep

What It Means If You Do Terrible Things In Your Dreams

It's incredibly unsettling to wake up filled with guilt about a murder you just committed in your dream.
Allie Volpe
5.18.18
Phys Ed

Working Out Until You’re Exhausted Is a Bad Idea

Burnout can get the way of your gains. Here's how to find balance.
Allie Volpe
4.30.18
Mysteries

I Was Anonymously Sent a Microwave and I'm Creeped Out But Delighted

A microwave isn't a necessity, but if a little white Westinghouse mysteriously arrives at your doorstep, you quickly realize the luxury of owning such an appliance.
Allie Volpe
4.10.18
On Edge

Drinking More Because of the Insane News Cycle? You're Not Alone

"Headline distress disorder" is real—and it's making many of us self-prescribe alcohol.
Allie Volpe
12.4.17
On Edge

Drinking More Because of the Insane News Cycle? You're Not Alone

"Headline distress disorder" is real—and it's making many of us self-prescribe alcohol.
Allie Volpe
12.4.17
Op-Ed

Garbage 'Apologies' From Men in Power Prove They Don't Understand Consent

Statements from men accused of sexual misconduct have largely sidestepped the allegations against them, using shrouded​ language to divert attention and willfully misconstrue definitions of harassment and assault.
Allie Volpe
11.22.17
mental health

I Did Hypnosis with My Mom to Try and Cure Our Shared Anxiety

I don't know if my tendency to panic is inherited, learned, or a combination of the two. What I do know is that my mom feared the devil might possess me as a baby.
Allie Volpe
11.8.17
Veronica Mars

We Asked Veronica Mars Fans Why We Need a Reboot. 'Men Are Trash,' They Said

After Kristen Bell called for a "Veronica Mars" revival, superfans of the 2000s cult drama told Broadly why the rape survivor and private investigator is the hero we need today.
Allie Volpe
10.27.17
Food delivery

The Agony and Ecstasy of Food Delivery Apps

For some, apps like Seamless and UberEATS are just an easy way to grab dinner. For others, they're a source of anxiety and shame.
Allie Volpe
10.11.17
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