Stress

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I Visited a Forest-Dwelling Witch to Cure My Crushing Existential Dread

I have been drinking Susun Weed's calming herbal tinctures for months in an attempt to stave off my impending mental breakdown. But I knew it was not enough; I needed to meet the wood witch to receive her blessings directly.
Callie Beusman
12.8.17
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This Artist Is Using Drone Music to Help People With Anxiety and Depression

Kristel Jax's drone therapy combines personal stories about mental health and drone music.
Katie Jensen
12.8.17
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For Black Professionals, Secondhand Racism Is an Unending Stress

In the course of their work, black lawyers and journalists are forced to confront the ugliest examples of our nation's racial inequity.
Chauncey Alcorn
12.8.17
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This Is How People Who Hold Others' Lives in Their Hands Deal With Stress

You think your job is stressful?
Rajul Punjabi
12.7.17
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When Panic Attacks Me

It took me years to realize that people can’t see panic attacks.
Michael Byrne
12.7.17
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The ‘Father of Stress’ Was a Tobacco Industry Shill

How one of the twentieth century’s most respected scientists was bought by the tobacco industry.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.7.17
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Video: Comparing Weed and Xanax for Anxiety Relief

We talked to Weediquette's Krishna Andavolu about two popular anxiety drugs.
Ankita Rao
12.6.17
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How Members of Congress Keep Calm in the Age of Trump

"Go gaze upon the ocean and take in it's vastness. Go hold some babies. But seriously, do something that helps put it all in perspective.​"
Eve Peyser
12.6.17
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This Scientist Is Using VR to Understand Why Skyscrapers Stress People Out

I put on a VR helmet and joined in the study.
James Jackson
12.6.17
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How to Feel High From Tea

Pound a few cups of these blends to achieve mellow clarity instead of the jitters.
Mark Hay
12.6.17
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This Is What Facebook Oversharing Does to Your Stress Levels

You really want to post that?
Jessie Gill
12.6.17
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My Husband and I Are Seriously Questioning Whether to Raise our Kid in the City

This time, when we sat down to talk about it, I taped our conversation.
Kate Lunau
12.6.17
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