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Fighting Words
Fighting Words

I’m a Black Man and I Want a Black Woman Therapist

What I’m hoping for is a therapist with some elevated, intersectional, enlightening take on black manhood.
Austin Williams
a day ago
Stress
Stress

Being Stressed Out Wrecks Your Ability to Plan Ahead

It's called stress-induced ego depletion.
Nick Hobson
4 days ago
mental health
mental health

The Connection Between Athleisure and Anxiety

I found the adult version of swaddling to ease my anxiety.
Rajul Punjabi
4 days ago
mental health
mental health

Living Abroad Helps You Figure Out Your Priorities

Scientists looked at how living abroad affects how you define who you are.
Emma Young
5.15.18
psychedelics
psychedelics

Michael Pollan Did Four of the World's Most Common Psychedelics

How psilocybin, LSD, DMT, and ayahuasca changed the author's mind.
Jesse Hicks
5.15.18
mental health
mental health

Narcolepsy Gave Me Disturbing Spiritual Visions

"A miracle and a disorder met at a perfect confluence of science and faith."
Virgie Townsend
5.11.18
mental health
mental health

Therapy Made Me Realize I Was Still in a Relationship With My Mother

This is what it's like when your mother commits emotional incest.
Neil Strauss
5.10.18
mental health
mental health

This Is How Physical Abusers Manipulate Their Targets

"I had no reason to feel compassionate as I looked at him in jail that day."
Elizabeth Brico
5.9.18
anxiety
anxiety

Millennials Are Really Anxious About Retirement

More than 60 percent of millennials don't even have a retirement savings account.
Maggie Puniewska
5.9.18
The Hardest Conversations
The Hardest Conversations

A Therapist’s Script for Telling People About Your New Pronoun

Coming out as trans or gender non-conforming might mean hammering your new pronoun into people's vocabulary until they get it right.
Liz Lazzara
5.4.18
mental health
mental health

My Panic Attacks Involve Completely Detaching from Reality

Depersonalization disorder feels like a mixture of numbness and panic.
Wendy Wisner
5.2.18
prison
prison

Inmates Are Now Getting Medical Care via Video Calls

People can see medical specialists and psychiatrists without ever leaving the facility, but is less contact with the outside world a good thing?
Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
5.1.18