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
19 minutes ago
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
16 hours ago

This Is What Happens to Your Body if You Don't Eat For Three Days

I took a look at the good, bad, and smelly effects a 72-hour fast has on the body.
Grant Stoddard
4 days ago

What Tangible Things Can I Try For Anxiety?

This week in the Coping newsletter: Cleaning the house, using CBD, wearing compression leggings...relief is in the body of the beholder.
Tonic Editors
5 days ago

I Went to a Sex Resort to Try and Learn to Be 'Monogamish'

Apparently, you can have an open relationship without being totally polyamorous.
Suzannah Weiss
5 days ago
Phys Ed

Setu Yoga Has a Plan to Make Yoga Less Skinny and White

This yoga collective is making room for leaders from marginalized groups.
Rajul Punjabi

Doctors Who Use Weed Off-Duty Are Getting Their Licenses Suspended

Even in states where cannabis is legal.
Ankita Rao
mental health

I Got a Landline to Save My Brain

Yes, it is I, the only millennial in America with a home phone number.
Sydney Mondry
mental health

What Dealing Weed Did to My Mind

Paranoia was my constant companion.
Moses Baca
Doctor's Note

The Woman Who Saw Dragonlike Faces

What doctors like me can learn from patients' most bizarre symptoms.
Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD

‘Edging’ and Other Techniques to Make Sex Last Longer

Science-backed advice to help guys make premature ejaculation a thing of the past.
Grant Stoddard

Drinking to Calm Your Nerves Might Just Make Your Anxiety Worse

There are several reasons alcohol creates this kind of anxiety feedback loop—and sleep is one of them.
Lexi Krupp