Does hypnosis really work? For BBC Future, Martha Henriques falls down a rabbit hole and explores hypnosis as a treatment for pain, anxiety, PTSD, and other conditions. For many people, it’s a regular occurrence to get lost in a good book, or become so absorbed in a film (perhaps even a Harry Potter film) it […]
“What should a mental health response look like in the wake of a climate disaster? How can we better prepare communities for the moment when they are forced to confront climate change?”
“A tragic stretch in April 2020 shone a light on the mental health issues facing the mountain community. With the new school year set to start, area residents are continuing to heal while asking themselves how they can learn from the past.”
“For a year and a half, my anxiety’s natural instincts—to stay at home, surrounded by trusted people—became the way of things. I no longer had to force myself to run a daily gauntlet of low-level fear. Unchallenged, the fears became stronger, and multiplied.”
“People are dying after joining a “pro-choice” suicide forum. How much is the site to blame?”
Sarah Miller thinks about climate change and other current horrors, and what it’s like just being sad forever.
What we mean never fully transmits into what is understood.
A Childless Millennial’s Guide to Falling Apart at Disney World
Alyson Pomerantz reframes her understanding of illness when an allergic reaction turns out to be something else.
A personal essay in which Debbie Weingarten considers the anxieties of mothering and being human in a volatile world.