Philip Eil

mind

The Worst Effects of Online Death Threats Are Things No One Can See

"I confined myself in my home for nearly a month. I lost half my hair and gained 20 pounds.”
Philip Eil
7.22.19
mental health

Expressing Myself Through Clothing Has Helped Me Deal With Depression

But I worry that I'll become image-obsessed.
Philip Eil
2.14.19
caves

The Secret Lives of People Obsessed with Going Deep Underground

There's urban exploring, and then there's the primordial obsession with going way below the Earth's surface.
Philip Eil
1.29.19
Late Capitalism

Bloody Strikes Created the America We're Now Losing to the Super Rich

Here's how hard workers had to fight to have a semblance of dignity in a country obsessed with the gospel of frontier capitalism.
Philip Eil
10.22.18
mental health

I Didn’t Cry for 19 Years

And now I'm teaching myself how.
Philip Eil
10.2.18
mental health

I Seem Really Calm But I'm Actually Internally Panicking

This is what high-functioning anxiety feels like.
Philip Eil
3.15.18
mental health

How to Argue Online Without Losing Your Shit

Anger and electronics are both stimulants.
Philip Eil
1.12.18
mental health

Here's Why it's Still Really Hard to Get Men to Go to Therapy

"Psychotherapy was created by men to treat women."
Philip Eil
11.22.17
Interviews

Joni Mitchell Is Pretty Much Peerless

We speak to Barney Hoskyns, the legendary British music critic and editor of a new collection of writing on Mitchell, 'Joni: The Anthology.'
Philip Eil
10.22.17
mental health

Sometimes Depression Means Not Feeling Anything At All

Not happy. Not sad. Just nothing.
Philip Eil
10.16.17
Occupational Hazard

When Being a Journalist Is Terrible for Your Mental Health

"It felt like the parts of my brain that contain motivation, energy, and the ability to arrange ideas had been injected with novocaine."
Philip Eil
8.17.17
Books

What It's Like to Join a Revolution as a Five-Year-Old

Peter Andreas's memoir 'Rebel Mother' relates an incredible childhood of communes and coups across the US and Latin America.
Philip Eil
4.17.17
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