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Sunday Scaries
Sunday Scaries

Why scientists think these dietary supplements may help treat depression

While probiotics alone aren’t the cure, they could help as an add-on to other treatments.

Sunday Scaries

This overlooked mental-health "hack" increases your chance of living longer

This intervention could support healthy aging across diverse groups.

Sunday Scaries

People isolated from society have divergent levels of certain blood molecules

Hikikomori was first thought to be a Japanese-specific sociocultural effect, but experts now say it is a worldwide phenomenon.

Sunday Scaires

Four science-backed strategies to stop a vicious cycle of self-defeating thoughts

Rumination is associated with a number of mental health issues.

Sunday Scaries

New ADHD research reveals clues to “maladaptive daydreaming” condition

“ADHD-like symptoms can result from MD, but they are not one and the same.”

Sunday Scaries

Best diet to boost mood? A study on men and depression reveals the answer

“Diet could definitely be the first step towards recovery.”

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Scientists reveal 2 perilous side effects of poor mental health on one vital organ

There is a bidirectional relationship between mental health and heart health.

Sunday Scaries

Feeling anxious? Mental-health experts reveal how to build a ‘mental gym’

How to confront anxiety in the moment — and prepare for when it strikes again.

Sunday Scaries

Remote work might make the most miserable side effect of office culture even worse

We know presenteeism causes harm. Presenteeism at home is another beast.

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Burned out? Here’s how you can recover, according to experts

Burnout is not a personal failing but a response to chronic job stressors.

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Just 30 minutes of one action can dramatically boost the effects of therapy

Before you sit down for a session, take a little extra time to amplify the effects.

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TikTok’s “core memories” trend reveals a fundamental aspect of how humans create identity

Our memories don’t stay in their original form. Here’s why.

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How do you unwind after therapy? 4 tips to manage emotional exhaustion

“We want you to lean into discomfort rather than avoid it.”

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A curious link between inattention and hoarding could lead to new ADHD therapies

People with ADHD are significantly more likely to report hoarding tendencies.

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Does cannabis actually help with headaches? What scientists know so far

Luckily, new findings are on the way.

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How mind-strengthening exercises can help treat migraine pain

Practices that engage the mind prove to be helpful in reducing the limiting nature of migraines.

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Sunday Scaries

Why scientists think these dietary supplements may help treat depression

While probiotics alone aren’t the cure, they could help as an add-on to other treatments.

Mind and Body

Covid-19 smell loss: 6 long-term effects nobody is talking about

3 years later, we still don’t know how to treat this common Covid-19 symptom.

Sunday Scaries

This overlooked mental-health "hack" increases your chance of living longer

This intervention could support healthy aging across diverse groups.

Mind and Body

ADHD and binge eating are connected: 4 strategies to keep a healthy diet

Studies have also shown an association between ADHD and certain eating disorders.

Leg Day Observer

Mindfulness plays a crucial role in lifting — here’s how to do it right

Research shows that mental training can increase gains at the gym.

Opinion

Bed bug infestations can lead to stress and sleep loss — new research

One study of people exposed to bed bugs found about half reported sleep difficulties and social isolation associated with the infestation.

Sunday Scaries

People isolated from society have divergent levels of certain blood molecules

Hikikomori was first thought to be a Japanese-specific sociocultural effect, but experts now say it is a worldwide phenomenon.

Sunday Scaires

Four science-backed strategies to stop a vicious cycle of self-defeating thoughts

Rumination is associated with a number of mental health issues.

Mind and Body

Catatonia: Body-freezing brain condition reveals a mind-body connection — study

A psychiatrist explains a new study into the causes and features of catatonia, a brain condition that causes people to 'freeze' their bodies in position, sometimes for months at a time.

HORIZONS

Ketamine can treat depression — but teletherapy could make it accessible

Opinion: Psychedelic therapy via video calls could expand accessibility to emerging treatments for depression.

Covid-19

Long Covid: 5 strategies to build resilience, according to a doctor

Opinion: If you suspect you have Long Covid, speak to your doctor.

Mind and Body

4 brain hacks to help you overcome ADHD and other attention problems

Behavioral strategies, along with medication when necessary, can help people improve their focus and ease of functioning in daily life.

Culture

On TikTok, Black therapists shine a light on mental health — and each other

Mental health professionals have soared in popularity on TikTok

Sunday Scaries

New ADHD research reveals clues to “maladaptive daydreaming” condition

“ADHD-like symptoms can result from MD, but they are not one and the same.”

#relatable

Appearing stressed out could have one paradoxical effect on others

It turns out, humans are quite good at recognizing when someone is feeling stressed.

Changes

First-of-its-kind study reveals transgender children are extremely unlikely to retransition

And if they do transition to another identity later, chances are it’s not cis.

Sunday Scaries

Why scientists think these dietary supplements may help treat depression

While probiotics alone aren’t the cure, they could help as an add-on to other treatments.

Mind and Body

Covid-19 smell loss: 6 long-term effects nobody is talking about

3 years later, we still don’t know how to treat this common Covid-19 symptom.

Sunday Scaries

This overlooked mental-health "hack" increases your chance of living longer

This intervention could support healthy aging across diverse groups.

Mind and Body

ADHD and binge eating are connected: 4 strategies to keep a healthy diet

Studies have also shown an association between ADHD and certain eating disorders.

Leg Day Observer

Mindfulness plays a crucial role in lifting — here’s how to do it right

Research shows that mental training can increase gains at the gym.

Opinion

Bed bug infestations can lead to stress and sleep loss — new research

One study of people exposed to bed bugs found about half reported sleep difficulties and social isolation associated with the infestation.

Sunday Scaries

People isolated from society have divergent levels of certain blood molecules

Hikikomori was first thought to be a Japanese-specific sociocultural effect, but experts now say it is a worldwide phenomenon.

Sunday Scaires

Four science-backed strategies to stop a vicious cycle of self-defeating thoughts

Rumination is associated with a number of mental health issues.

Mind and Body

Catatonia: Body-freezing brain condition reveals a mind-body connection — study

A psychiatrist explains a new study into the causes and features of catatonia, a brain condition that causes people to 'freeze' their bodies in position, sometimes for months at a time.

HORIZONS

Ketamine can treat depression — but teletherapy could make it accessible

Opinion: Psychedelic therapy via video calls could expand accessibility to emerging treatments for depression.

Covid-19

Long Covid: 5 strategies to build resilience, according to a doctor

Opinion: If you suspect you have Long Covid, speak to your doctor.

Mind and Body

4 brain hacks to help you overcome ADHD and other attention problems

Behavioral strategies, along with medication when necessary, can help people improve their focus and ease of functioning in daily life.

Culture

On TikTok, Black therapists shine a light on mental health — and each other

Mental health professionals have soared in popularity on TikTok

Sunday Scaries

New ADHD research reveals clues to “maladaptive daydreaming” condition

“ADHD-like symptoms can result from MD, but they are not one and the same.”

#relatable

Appearing stressed out could have one paradoxical effect on others

It turns out, humans are quite good at recognizing when someone is feeling stressed.

Changes

First-of-its-kind study reveals transgender children are extremely unlikely to retransition

And if they do transition to another identity later, chances are it’s not cis.