Anxiety

These Smokeable Hemp Brands Can Legally Mail You CBD Joints

These Smokeable Hemp Brands Can Legally Mail You CBD Joints

At this point in life, our personality cheese has aged to the point of actively *not* seeking a cannabis smoke sesh that might risk getting us baked beyond belief and sending us into a free-falling case of the Weed Scaries. Taxes? Healthcare? The shadow in that one corner that looks like Meghan McCain’s cursed hair?!?…

You’re Gonna Miss Zoom When It’s Gone

You’re Gonna Miss Zoom When It’s Gone

For people like me, who have social anxiety, videoconferencing can be easier than in-person interactions.Olga KhazanApril 16, 2021Adam Maida / The AtlanticIf there’s a villain of the pandemic, other than COVID-19, it’s probably Zoom. The videochatting platform is making people tired, it’s making people awkward, and it’s making people sick of their own faces. Zoom…

Is Your Office ‘Harmful’?

Is Your Office ‘Harmful’?

Bad bosses, crazy co-workers, and low morale — they’re all parts of what psychologists call a “toxic” workplace. Everyone has a bad day on the job now and then, but the people and practices in some workplaces can make you dread Monday mornings and feel defeated at the end of each workday.If that describes you,…

Will robot playmates become our children’s only friends?

Will robot playmates become our children’s only friends?

Picture this: your perennially shy seven-year-old asks you to invite a friend over on a random afternoon. Or, perhaps, you might find yourself pleasantly amazed by a series of loving notes left around your home, addressed to all the members of your family by your usually despondent and inattentive child.  Those are the sorts of…

The Legend Of Zelda 35th Anniversary: Our Favorite Games And Why

The Legend Of Zelda 35th Anniversary: Our Favorite Games And Why

By GameSpot Staff on April 13, 2021 at 10:48AM PDTOur Favorite Zelda GamesIt’s impossible to deny the influence that The Legend of Zelda series has had on the gaming industry. Next to Mario, it’s one of Nintendo’s most enduring, well-loved franchises, touching the lives of countless people across multiple generations in its now 35-year history.…

Op-Ed: Re-Entry Stress And Anxiety in the Pandemic Aftermath

Op-Ed: Re-Entry Stress And Anxiety in the Pandemic Aftermath

Trauma is an event that overwhelms the mind, body, and soul. Traumatic events can result from natural disasters, wars, accidents, sexual assaults, and abusive experiences, just to name a few. COVID-19 is a traumatic event, a seismic global crisis that continues to shake the core of our safety and wellbeing. COVID-19 is categorized as a…

Learning to Ride a Bike Eased My Chronic Anxiety

Learning to Ride a Bike Eased My Chronic Anxiety

At 25 years old I thought I could teach myself how to ride a bicycle. My first attempt: scooting up and down a dead-end Brooklyn street on a Citi Bike one late August morning. With the exception of a few delivery trucks, the streets were empty, just as I’d planned. There I was, a grown…

Vaccine FOMO is real. Here’s how to deal with it

Vaccine FOMO is real. Here’s how to deal with it

Irritation over innocculation — The waiting is the hardest part—but there are steps you can take to manage the anxiety. WIRED – Mar 27, 2021 9:46 pm UTC Michael Ciaglo | Getty ImagesIt’s late on a Tuesday night, and you’re running through your usual routine. You go through your social media, blocking everyone who has…