PTSD

15 Nov 2022

Would You Share Your Intrusive Thoughts?

A recent trend with a storied past has emerged with a new phrase in its mouth. Intrusive thoughts are fetching social media buzz. Facebook groups, Instagram stories, BuzzFeed and YouTube videos, all getting it wrong. You don’t lose sleep, stop eating, and consider suicide because of some stupid impulse or

Jake Warren 0
29 Jun 2022

PTSD: A Breakdown

Post- You might’ve pictured a grizzled veteran, head in his hands in a gloomy V.A. hospital on the outer edge of town. I know him well. He drinks more than he used to, enough for people to notice. The man is on medications that extinguish his sex life. He’s gained

Jake Warren 0
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
Two women swim in green water
24 May 2022

How To Deal With Toxic Family

Two contradictory statements can inhabit the same place, even peaceably. Boundaries can be porous. For instance, I love the gift that is my life. My mother should not have had children. Like many transplants, I ran to San Francisco as fast as I could to get far and away from

Jake Warren 1
05 May 2022

Going Out Alone as a Woman in San Francisco

Is it safe for a pretty-enough, 20-something woman to go to a nightclub by herself? As a survivor of sexual assault, my PTSD makes it challenging for me to objectively evaluate my safety

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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 5
21 Dec 2021

Psychedelics May Have Cured My PTSD

Written By Valeria Castaneda TRIGGER WARNING I’m not a medical doctor and I’m not licensed to give any medical advice, the following is my personal experience with psychedelics and what I’ve gained from using them. I’ve always been keenly interested in the world of psychotropic drugs but after experiencing a

Valeria Castaneda 4
01 Dec 2021

Daphne Gottlieb “stitches together the ivory tower and the gutter” in Saint 1001

On January 1, 2021, Daphne Gottlieb sent me a message on LinkedIn.  “Happy New Year!,” it read. “I will make this shortish and sweetish. My first novel is coming out on Valentine’s Day. It’s a mix of anonymous sex, po mo theory, Scheherazade and 1001 Nights, and the search for

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
10 Oct 2018

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in New York

As I’m writing this it has been 20 minutes since police began raiding my neighbor’s crib. This isn’t the first time, but with the daunting cloud of gentrification looming over my neighborhood of Washington Heights I’m positive it’ll be one of the last I’ll experience. I’ve witnessed my fair share

Enrique Grijalva - Mr. Minimum Wage 0