mental health

Love Bites

These Apps Are Designed to Heal Your Heartbreak. Do They Really Work?

Mend and Break-Up Boss are part of a new wave of self-care apps that promise to help you get over ex.
Laura Blackwell
4 days ago
this is fine

How My Phone Saved Me From Feeling Like a Constant Failure

Making an endless to-do list made me feel like a failure—until an iPhone app helped me see the difference between taking out the trash and tackling my bigger life goals.
Crissy Milazzo
2.11.19
mental health

I Ate Psychedelic Mushrooms to Treat My Postpartum Depression

"Project Baby—My First Year As a Less Than Perfect Mother" author Julie Ugleholdt says that microdosing shrooms helped her mental health.
Maria Brus Pedersen
1.25.19
Unwellness

I Tried a Sensory Deprivation Tank to Cure Me from the News Cycle

Twenty-four hour news has put me into a state of frenzied anxiety. Can locking myself in a floatation pod help?
Zing Tsjeng
1.24.19
mental health

How to Get Out of Bed When You're Depressed

Shake your body, call a friend, talk to yourself in third person.
Kimberly Lawson
1.11.19
mental health

Echoism Is the Little-Known Condition that Affects Victims of Narcissistic Abuse

Echoism is a condition that can arise as a result of sustained abuse at the hands of narcissists. It's now gaining awareness as survivor communities push for recognition.
Clare Wiley
12.12.18
this is fine

Announcing Our New Sunday Newsletter: This Is Fine.

A weekly look at the highly personal and specific ways we go about improving our days.
Broadly Staff
12.6.18
Unfollow Me

'I Absolutely Have PTSD': When Stalking Ruins Your Mental Health

Stalking doesn't just end when the perpetrator leaves you alone. It can have a lifelong and damaging impact on some victims' mental health.
Dominique Sisley
11.29.18
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7 Abuse Victims in the UK Died By Suspected Suicide in the Last 5 Years

An exclusive Broadly investigation reveals that multiple victims of abuse across the UK have died by suspected suicide—even after speaking with police.
Sirin Kale
11.22.18
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My Ex Abused Me and Stalked Me. Then I Developed OCD

I started making lists and timelines so I could deal with my stalker ex. Then it became a compulsion.
Suzannah Riggs
11.21.18
Op-Ed

As an Autistic Woman, My Biggest Barrier to Care Is Sexism

This has led to diagnostic problems, mental health issues, and cultural stigma for many autistic women like me.
Laura James
11.16.18
Unwellness

I Tried Cryotherapy to Cope with My Global Warming Anxiety

Spoiler alert: It was cold.
Zing Tsjeng
11.16.18
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