Depression

02 Jun 2017

5 Creative and Free Alternatives to Therapy

By Katie Barbaro Let’s face it: therapy is expensive and rarely covered by insurance. You’ve probably asked yourself, “Do I want to pay out of pocket for an hour-long therapy session or feed myself for a month?” (Answer: FEED YOURSELF, per Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.) Ideally, therapy will someday be

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26 May 2017

3 Awkward Responses People Have When You Mention Your Eating Disorder

By Katie Barbaro May is Mental Health Awareness Month—AKA a great excuse to write a light-hearted article about my eating disorder. Let’s dive into the heavy background-y stuff first, shall we? I’ve had an unhealthy relationship with food for as long as I can remember. When I was 8, I

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21 Feb 2017

Best Cafes To Write Sad Poetry In NYC

Regardless of the current holiday trend, season, or weather, there’s ALWAYS a reason to be miserable in NYC. Whether you’re dealing with rent hikes, stepping over dead rats in your brand new heels, getting groped on the subway, or an insufferable co-worker who constantly gets promoted over you, the tension

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06 Feb 2017

A Dude’s Guide To Fat Shaming In NYC

By Jonas Barnes  Okay, I have to get a couple of things out of the way before we can really get into this. First: I’m a guy writing about fat shaming. Calm down and breathe. Catch your breath yet? Good. Second: I’ve been fat literally since birth. I was a

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23 Dec 2016

5 Brooklyn Coffee Shops That Make You Want To Kill Yourself

Sometimes everyone needs a little creative push. The right atmosphere can be the difference between your biggest accomplishment or your worst failure. These Brooklyn coffee shops will be sure to make you take the plunge, providing that it’s into The East River. Lil Skips I have to give number 1

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30 Mar 2016

Surviving in NYC Without Health Insurance (Yes, It’s possible)

Being uninsured is a bitch, and with the new administration making it even more impossible to attain the most basic healthcare, getting sick is a luxury many of us cannot afford. The good news is that I found some hacks to share so you can work around this imperfect system

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