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Old Japanese Recipe: You Will Look 10 Years Younger If You Use This Homemade Facial Mask Once A Week

Japanese people are known to be long-standing people, and Japanese women have always been considered to look beautiful and youthful, even in older …

Migraines and Anxiety: The Crazy Cycle & Ways To Break It

Migraines and anxiety often exist in a symbiotic relationship similar to the classic “chicken or the egg” causality dilemma. Which came first? In a …

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …

Self-help

People Affected By Mental Health Issues Share Their Advice For Getting Through Christmas

'You have to prioritise your own needs.'<p>With presents and parties taking centre stage, there’s an expectation that everyone will be happy over …

Mental Health

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each other or the fact that more and more …

The Misperception of Joy

Joy doesn’t come from what you do but from being present at what you’re doing.<p>Eckhart Tolle writes about the misperception of joy in his book <i>A New</i> …

My Partner’s Reaction To My Anxiety Made Me Fall Even More In Love With Her

The official story is that I was diagnosed with and treated for generalized anxiety disorder when I was in my early 20s. It was around that time that …

Relationships

This is how kindness can help you combat anxiety, according to science

There are various ways that people deal with mental illness. And because mental illness can manifest in different forms, different people cope with …

The Problem With Headspace and All Those Mindfulness Ads

If you have been watching the NFL or riding the New York subway, you may have spied an ad for the meditation app Headspace. The spots include “I …

Mental Health

I Didn't Take My Anxiety Seriously Until a Panic Attack Made Me Think I Was Dying

I've had issues with anxiety since my early teens. But it wasn't until my early 20s that I actually started suffering from the occasional minor panic attack. Now, if you've ever had a panic attack, you know how scary and tiring they can be. For those of you who don't know, there are many different …

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Surveillance

How Giving Up Drinking and Drugs in Your 20s Can Change Your Life

For many young men, booze and drugs are a way out of fully confronting mental health issues. We spoke to a couple guys who decided to put down the pints to see what effect it's had.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Theresa May, Donald Trump, Brexit, an uptick of racism and hate crimes, …

Mental Health

Why Socrates Hated Democracies: An Animated Case for Why Self-Government Requires Wisdom & Education

How often have you heard the quote in one form or another? “Democracy is the worst form of Government,” said Winston Churchill in 1947, “except for …

7 Things People With Generalized Anxiety Disorder Wish Others Would Stop Saying

<i>Joy Green of The Mighty on what people get wrong about generalized anxiety disorder.</i><p>Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive, …

Depression

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

American Psychiatric Association

How to build a healthy meal that actually keeps you full

Do you ever eat a healthy lunch only to find yourself <i>starving</i> by 3 p.m.? You’re not alone. This a common frustration I hear from my clients, and in …

"I Didn't Get Out Of Bed Today"

Season to season, my high-functioning anxiety disorder affects me in different ways. When darkness takes to the sky, it manages to break its way into …

A big spread of vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes

<i>Let's do the time warp again, and show my favorite photo of half the TreeHugger team's Thanksgiving dinner up north where it happens in October, and</i> …

This Is How Teenage Depression And Anxiety Could Affect Your Body

Depression is linked to your stomach, and anxiety is followed by bad skin.<p>Research over the past decade has definitively shown that mental disorders …

Depression

I Spent a Month Meditating On the Go and Now I'm Hooked

Subway zen FTW.<p>From an inevitable quarter-life crisis to pre-/post-election anxieties, it's no wonder 2016 is the year I finally gave into the idea of meditation. The inside of my brain was like the bottom of my carry-all—a crazy, scrambled mess. And instead of pausing and taking the all of five …

Here are 9 vegetarian recipes your meat-eating fam is sure to love

Although this is a world where carnivores and vegetarians peacefully live side by side, that doesn’t mean their tastes will always match up. If …

21 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

I stopped eating meat about ten years ago, and I can tell you without question that holidays are one of the most annoying events to deal with. Not …

19 highest protein foods vegetarian runners can eat

Maybe you’re considering giving up meat to lose weight, trying to lighten your carbon footprint or you’ve noticed a lot of record-setting endurance …

This veggie lasagna is so good, you won't miss the meat: Ricardo

With its knockout latticework of zucchini slices, this recipe will garner oohs and aahs every time you serve it. There’s no need to make a meal of …

Third-Rail Erotica

EACH ERA GETS the erotica it deserves. Ours is <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>, with its pornified capitalism, BDSM lite, and <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> sex toy line …

Baked Eggs in Tomatoes with Lentils and Whipped Goat Cheese - Mid-Life Croissant

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.<p>Add the shallot and leeks and cook, stirring, until softened, about 2 minutes.<p>Add the broth and …

Middle Age