anxiety

COPING

How Do I Heal From a Breakup?

This week in the Coping newsletter: Blaming your anxiety on your parents, sensory deprivation tanks, and steps to take after a breakup.
Tonic Editors
19 hours ago
COPING

How Do I Tone Down the Negative Self-Talk?

This week in the Coping newsletter: Anxious people focus on negative cues over positive ones, how to speak less meanly to yourself, and our national history of over-analyzing.
Tonic Editors
19 hours ago
school

Thinking You're Bad at Math Causes a Specific Type of Anxiety

Many of us may need to overcome what's known as "math trauma."
Jennifer Ruef
a day ago
relationships

The Psychology of Commitment Phobia

Here’s what it means if the idea of being in a relationship freaks you out.
Nick Keppler
4 days ago
body

Men Obsessed With Being Fit Often Struggle With Drinking and Depression

The real problem isn’t a thin ideal—it’s a muscular one, a new study shows.
Jesse Hicks
4 days ago
tech harm reduction

This Is How Screen Time Affects the Developing Human Brain

Most teens currently spend an average of 9 hours a day looking at screens.
Jean Twenge
11.7.18
healthcare guides

How to Find an Affordable Therapist

If you're on a tight budget, there are still a wide range of options to help you see a psychiatrist, psychologist, or mental health counselor.
Cindy Kuzma
10.29.18
relationships

Some People Stay In Dead-End Relationships Because They're Too Nice

People who believed their partners really wanted the relationship to work were less likely to initiate a break up.
Jesse Hicks
10.26.18
body

The Long-Term Psychological Effects of Having Acne as a Teen

Women specifically reported greater impairment in their quality of life, and showed more symptoms than men.
Jesse Hicks
10.24.18
wellness

I Visited a Cannabis Farm to Find Out How CBD Oil Is Made

THC is purposely bred out of these plants so they can produce CBD oil—the ubiquitous wellness mojo that seems to be everywhere and in everything.
Rajul Punjabi
10.23.18
mental health

A Short Run May Help You Focus Better Than Meditating

Moderate exercise translates to immediate benefits for brain functioning, a new study shows.
Christian Jarrett
10.23.18
mental health

An Anxious Person’s Guide to Traveling Alone

Throwing up on the boat ride to Capri could, in some alternate universe, be some type of rite of passage for the anxious.
Ashley Laderer
10.23.18