depression

single woman on ferry looking at a city
08 Apr 2022

How to know if you might be suffering from Covid PTSD

It’s been 2 years of masks, distancing, stress, anxiety, and shifting the way we live our lives. Some of us still worry and have anxiety every moment of every day if simple everyday activities like going to the grocery store were safe or if you’d get Covid just by trying

Katy Atchison 3
08 Mar 2022

What It Feels Like To Be Trans

Written By: Lorelei Valentine I have dreams that I’m out shopping. I’ll find a cute pair of boots, a small, but practical handbag that would tie together a look. I go down a few isles, flicking my fingers through the racks, until I find the perfect halter top. I have

Guest Writer 2
08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 Feb 2022

I’m Moving To San Francisco: Here’s How It Happened

I’ve written a lot of articles about San Francisco, but I’ve never written anything with the knowledge that I was going to be a resident of the City. It always felt too ambitious, too unrealistic and most of all… too expensive. But things changed, and I’ve signed a lease for an

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 6
01 Feb 2022

Letters From A Teenage Addict

TRIGGER WARNING (I write these pieces so people in similar situations realize they’re not alone.) These are some excerpts of my writing as a teenager. It’s mind blowing to see the shift in perception over the years. I never could have imagined a life without drugs or desiring them everyday,

Valeria Castaneda 0
12 Jan 2022

Why there is Value in Being a F***-Up

It doesn’t take long to develop. The stench of the fuck-up, I mean.  For some, it’s a near-immediate branding. You leave the womb a loud, tempestuous thing. Or else you’re quiet, brooding, sulking, strange. You laugh at inopportune times. You fail to learn the secret handshake practiced by polite society. 

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 2
04 Jan 2022

Why I Relapsed On Heroin

TRIGGER WARNING It seemed like everything was crumbling around me. I was losing control of myself and there was nothing I could do to keep myself from spiraling. I felt like I was losing my mind. I had been beaten down to my breaking point. I couldn’t recognize the girl

Valeria Castaneda 0
28 Dec 2021

Why Being Alone During The Holidays Is Actually Awesome!

The Holiday Season is intended to be a joyous occasion. The idea is that you’re supposed to be merry, but for many of us, the holidays are a time of emotional, existential and financial dread, but it doesn’t have to be that way.  The first step is understanding that Christmas

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
18 Jun 2021

How an SF Zumba® Instructor is Helping Folks Reinvigorate Their Lives

“I was getting a divorce when I started and Zumba® took me out of a great depression I had. Zumba® took my mind off it. So now, when I teach my classes, I tell my students what I went through and how it can help one’s mental health”

Erynne Elkins Chief Well-being Correspondent 0