Posts tagged "mental health"

Check Your Vibes: 10 Reasons To Embrace Uncertainty

Spiders and dark rooms suck and all, but the most bone-chilling things in life are usually those we can’t see at all. The biggest culprit? Not knowing what’s going to…

Claire Hannum | August 17, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: How To Deal With Adult Bullies

Adult bullies can be hard to spot, but once you’ve seen the light on how their toxic, controlling behavior operates, it’s hard to unsee it.

Claire Hannum | August 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: 12 Habits That Are Ruining Your Life (And 12 Habits That Will Make Life Better)

Ever hear that saying that humans think thousands of thoughts every day, but that the vast majority of them are the same exact thoughts they had the day before? Life…

Claire Hannum | August 3, 2015 - 9:00 am

Check Your Vibes: How To Be Alone (And Love It!)

Someone once told me that on a subconscious level, our biggest fears do double duty as our most secret desires. I’m not sure whether that’s true (most things I fear…

Claire Hannum | July 27, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Texas Authorities Are Seriously Trying To Imply Marijuana May Have Contributed To Sandra Bland’s Alleged “Suicide”

Let me just start this post off by saying FUCK YOU to CNN and MSNBC, two news networks that chose to cut away from today’s press conference on the pathological…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 23, 2015 - 5:05 pm

Check Your Vibes: How To Get Real About Anger

I have a short temper when faced with minor annoyances, but when it comes to big-picture problems like a major loss, betrayal, or simply having some seriously bad luck, I tend to…

Claire Hannum | July 20, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Frisky Rant: In Defense Of Psychological Service Animals & The People Who Need Them (Like Me)

I cried all the way to work on the subway today. Ugh.
Fuck you MTA guy. There are exactly two questions you are allowed to ask: is this dog a…

Leslie Hermelin | July 17, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: 9 Tips To Shatter The Motivation Myth And Stop Procrastinating

Raise your hand if you’ve experienced this scenario once or twice: you wake up one morning eager to take on the day, to make positive choices, and to spend your…

Claire Hannum | July 13, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Check Your Vibes: 17 Ways To Feel Like A Kid Again (Without Bailing On Your Grown-Up Life)

When it comes to reconnecting with one’s inner child, there tend to be two narratives: “grow the hell up and get on with life like the rest of us”…

Claire Hannum | July 6, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Check Your Vibes: 7 Ways To Stay Afloat When You’re Surrounded By Conflict

It’s a moment we all dread: one day, you wake up to find that the tension that’s been slowly building between two or more of your close friends has reached…

Claire Hannum | June 29, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Anna Wintour Talks Anxiety

“…Mental health I feel is something that you have to talk about. That time from 15 to 16 to your mid- to late- 20s – you look grown up, people…

Claire Hannum | May 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Absolute Beginners: Exercise Motivation For The Extremely Anxious

So, big question for people who are getting into fitness and are coping with anxiety over it: How do you find exercise motivation when you really, really, really just want…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 24, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Check Your Vibes: 5 Ways To Build Your Willpower Muscle

When I think about willpower, I usually think of shame.

Claire Hannum | April 13, 2015 - 10:00 am

Managing Diet And Exercise With My ADHD Brain

I have pretty severe ADHD. That dictates a lot of the way that my life, brain, body, and relationships function, but it’s not something I talk about a lot because…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 19, 2015 - 10:30 am

Dealbreaker: He Told Me I Needed To “Be Happier”

On our last date, we sat next to each other on the floor of an Afghan restaurant, sharing a plate of kaddo bourani and a bottle of wine. He looked at…

Allison McCarthy | March 11, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

On The Unhappy Anniversary Of My Rape

At the exact time that I’m writing this (8:30 a.m. ), on this exact day two years ago, I was reporting my rape. It had happened after midnight on March…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Anthony Hill, Another Unarmed Black Man, Shot Dead By Police Near Atlanta

How many more?
Yesterday, a white, as-yet-unnamed police officer shot and killed 27-year-old Anthony Hill, a Black man who was seen naked and behaving erratically at his apartment complex near…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Facebook Has Serious New Suicide Prevention Tools

Yesterday, Facebook announced new measures to help users who might be at risk for self-harm. It’s become too common that we hear stories about Facebook users who speak to their…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

6 Things I Learned From Deleting All Of My Facebook Activity One By One

Over the last five months, I’ve been going the Nick Briz Facebook escape route and, instead of “deleting” my profile with the possibility of coming back to it later, I’ve…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 17, 2015 - 9:00 am
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