Depression

03 Feb 2020

Trendy Self-Care Mantras Are Destroying Your Life

by Laurie Riihimaki  In the last decade, there has been a big switch in the way we perceive mental health. Now, the topic of mental health is widely talked about and the stigma is being slowly wiped away. A lot of the positive and open conversation about mental health has

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30 Mar 2020

Notable Last Words I’m Thinking About for Some Reason

by Xan Holbrook Well, this is all a bit depressing, isn’t it? All snarking about being naturally introverted coming into its own aside, it really does feel as though Mother Gaia has had just about enough of our bullshit and does not care who in all of holy fuck she

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25 Mar 2020

Here Are Some Free Resources To Care For Your Mental Health

These are trying times. The shelter-in-place order and quarantines related to COVID-19 have turned normal life upside down. Between the financial stress and inability to visit with loved ones, people are likely to experience some elevated stress and mental health issues. There are enjoyable ways people can help mitigate stress

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23 Mar 2020

How To Stay Sane When the World Is Going to Sh**

by Laurie Riihimaki If you say you aren’t freaking the fuck out right now, then you’re lying. The world is rapidly going to shit and we are all going to die from the Coronavirus. *Deep Breath* Sorry, that’s the fear talking.  The truth is, the world is pretty shitty right

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02 Dec 2019

The Best Waterproof Mascaras for Constantly Crying Seasonal Depressives

by Laurie Riihimaki ‘Tis the season for holiday cheer, or should I say tears? For some, this time of year can be heavy with seasonal depression brought on by toxic family get-togethers, dreaded semester finals, literally darker days, and holiday weight brought on by grandma’s famous pecan pie and mac

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22 Nov 2019

Finding Mental Health Care Drives New Yorkers Insane

by Hannah Harkness A year after moving to NYC, I tweeted out “I have an NYC therapist and a Philly therapist because only a Philly therapist understands what 30 years of living in Philadelphia does to your mind.” Like a lot of jokes on my Twitter feed, this was less

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20 Nov 2019

Guy You Met One Time Three Years Ago Invites You To Weird Facebook Event

by Ben Mangelsdorf Facebook user Keith Lightbringer, real name Keith Edwards, sent shockwaves through your Facebook feed Saturday evening by sending you an invite to an event called “AntAlien Presents: Cathedralasis / EGGTEEN.”  Lightbringer, who you think you met at a 70s-themed party that a Tinder date brought you to

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08 Nov 2019

How to Grow Your Social Media Brand While Dying Inside

by Laurie Riihimaki Having Instagram is a necessity if you want to have any sort of influence on the world. That’s because our average audience is just like us: easily impressionable, loves instant gratification, and they’re suffering from sore thumbs from frequent scrolling. Seriously, if you’re not on Insta then

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