sadness

hard data

One in Five Men Feel Sad After They Have Sex, Study Finds

This phenomenon, known as postcoital dysphoria, has increasingly been discussed by researchers and therapists over the last decade.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.16.18
depression

We Asked People How They Deal With Summer Depression

"The sun is a tyrant. It's a big, flaming ball of 'should.'"
Carson Kessler
7.31.18
Social Media

Social Media Unfollows Are a Surprisingly Potent Form of Rejection

Why do people care so much about being unfollowed?
Mark Hay
7.13.18
sadness

Five Reasons Being Moody Is Actually Good for You

We now live in an age that ignores and devalues sadness.
Joseph Paul Forgas
5.11.18
aging

This Is Why Birthdays Can Make People Depressed

The "birthday blues" are a real thing.
Abigail Fagan
5.1.18
mental health

How to Keep Grief From Spiraling Into Depression

“In some cultures, especially among men, it’s not common to acknowledge sadness.”
Markham Heid
3.1.18
mental health

Am I Depressed or Just Really Sad?

It can be easy to confuse the two.
Michelle Malia
2.15.18
happiness

Trying Too Hard to be Happy Can Make You Feel Like Crap

It's like sleep—the more you strive for it, the more elusive it can become.
Markham Heid
11.21.17
mental health

Stormy Weather is Great For Anxiety

Here’s why some of us feel happier when the weather is bad.
Nick Keppler
8.17.17
Mind Games

90s Nostalgia Is a Band-Aid for Our Misery

But there's something about this revival that feels, well, familiar.
Eric Spitznagel
6.28.17
depression

The Secret Link Between Evolution and Depression

Evolutionary psychiatrists argue that negative emotions wouldn’t exist if they weren’t useful to our species’ survival.
Caroline Beaton
5.10.17
mental health

You Won't Find Happiness Without Deep, Dark Sadness

Don't believe anyone who says the secret is eight hugs a day.
Eric Spitznagel
3.10.17
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