Help, The World Is On Fire And I Feel Like My Life Is Over At 24
The Eve 6 Guy, Max Collins, is back to soothe letter writers’ despair.
These Are The Symptoms Of ARFID, An Eating Disorder Linked To Fear And Anxiety
“If there is texture or taste I did not expect, my heart would start racing and I would do anything in my power to prevent myself from swallowing.”
Ariana Grande Is Reminding Us That We Should Never Comment On People’s Bodies
“There is a way to show support and concern without commenting on one’s body, weight, or shape. I always encourage people to pause and think about the words they are going to use, before they use them. Words matter and can impact someone’s mental health.”
This Viral, Fruit-Headed Doll And Its Tiny Penis Is Everyone’s Emotional Support Crutch
Life is so hard. Get a little naked cherub doll to make it better.
This Psych Scholar Went Viral For Breaking Down The "Dandelions vs. Orchids" Theory When It Comes To Siblings Developing Differently
"Is one of you way more sensitive than the other one? And when I say sensitive, I’m not just talking about emotional sensitivity."
This Woman Hallucinated That Her Dead Father Was Still Alive. Now She Uses TikTok To Counter Schizophrenia’s Stigma.
“I’m fully capable of living life just like everybody else, even though I’m diagnosed with something that sounds horrible to the world.”
People Are Using ChatGPT For Therapy. Here’s What Mental Health Experts Think About That.
“They can offer some basic support, which is great, but not clinical support.”
Surprise! These Nice-Looking Throws Are Also Weighted Blankets
These throws provide the comfort of a weighted blanket while still looking chic.
Here's Why Late Winter And Early Spring Can Be So Depressing
Yes, it’s sometimes true that April, along with March and May, can be the cruelest months. The lingering impact of the daylight saving time change may not be helping.
Pregnancy Is Getting More Dangerous In The US, New Data Show, Especially For Black People
“Let’s face it. We lie in America by saying we really value mothers, motherhood, and women when we clearly don’t.”
Help, My Friend Wants To Sleep With A Married Man
The Eve 6 Guy, Max Collins, answers two very different letters about friends and friendship.
The Impacts Of The Pandemic On Mental Health Were “Minimal,” According To A Study, But People Are Saying That Was Not The Case
“We had Animal Crossing town meetings almost every morning”
Can Music Heal Your Mind? This Radio Station’s Mental Health Programs Aim To At Least Try.
An independent radio station in Seattle has grown a massive, devoted following based on music, mental health, and helping people feel a little less alone.
People Told Us The Worst Things A Therapist Ever Did And How It Changed The Way They Felt About Therapy
“It was awful, like my worst fears confirmed, that I’m an unlovable, aging freak.”
Ed Sheeran Revealed His Wife Found Out She Had A Tumor While Pregnant With Their Second Child
“I felt like I was drowning, head below the surface, looking up but not being able to break through for air.”
TikTokers Say Ashwagandha Makes Them Feel Emotionally Blunted
“I felt as if I was in a constant state of disassociation, being detached from feeling any form of extreme emotion.”
These Weighted Stuffed Animals Are Cute And Might Help Your Anxiety And Sleep
You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy a weighted stuffed animal. These plush toys can offer deep pressure stimulation that could help with anxiety and sleep problems.
Wearing A Bear Onesie For A Week Made Me Forget About My Need For Physical Touch
It does not take a therapist to look at this bear onesie and think, “fabric cuddle.”
I Asked A Financial Therapist For Tips On Managing Money With ADHD, And Her Advice Is Genuinely Helpful
If an ADHD diagnosis has you reevaluating your money strategy, you're not alone.
How To Wake Up Early Without Losing Sleep
We’re not telling you to wake up at 4 a.m. to start your day. However, here are a few things you can do to get up just a bit earlier.
Quitting Social Media May Actually Help Calm Your Broken Online Brain
“I am so happy with my decision — it was one of the best forms of self-care I practiced with myself this year.”
I Tried A Flip Phone For A Week For My Mental Health And Here's How It Went
Old tech is the new trend, so I decided to try using a flip phone (remember the Motorola Razr?) for a week to cut down on social media use and improve my mental health. Here’s how I did it, and how it went.
I Faked My Hypnosis During Therapy And Then Lied About It For Years
During hypnosis for anxiety and relationship trauma, I felt guilty admitting that it wasn’t working, so I faked it. I talked to hypnotherapy experts to find out why that happened, and how the process can — and should! — work.
Gen Z Is Choosing A Vape-Free New Year Over Dry January
People are documenting their journeys and sharing tips on TikTok about how to quit vaping, including what to expect during nicotine withdrawal.
Fall Out Boy Guitarist Joe Trohman Announced He’s Taking A Break From The Band
"Neil Young once howled that it’s better to burn out than to fade away. But I can tell you unequivocally that burning out is dreadful.”
Tyler James Williams Almost Died From Crohn’s Disease When He Was 24. Here’s How The Chronic Illness Affects Young People.
At one point, Williams needed surgery to remove 6 inches of his intestines and developed sepsis, dropping to 105 pounds.
“Almond Moms” Can Promote Disordered Eating. Here’s How TikTokers Are Calling Out This Toxic Behavior.
An “Almond Mom” is a parent or caregiver (it’s not just mothers!) who has an unhealthy relationship with food. Some people are making a conscious decision to avoid toxic language that promotes diet culture and disordered eating.
I’m Doing “Self-Care January” This Year And Here’s Why
New year, same me — hopefully with more energy and less stress. You don’t have to give up everything you love to feel better in the new year.
Hailey Bieber Said She Experienced "A Little Bit Of PTSD" After Her Mini-Stroke: "It Was So Terrifying, So Jarring, So Discombobulating"
"It was so terrifying, so jarring, so discombobulating in every single way that you could imagine."
Share Your Therapy Icks, Including The Worst Thing A Therapist Has Ever Said To You
Whether it’s a lack of professionalism, dishonesty, or simply a bad fit, we want to hear about an experience you had with a therapist that was a red flag.