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The Addicts Next Door

West Virginia has the highest overdose death rate in the country. Locals are fighting to save their neighbors—and their towns—from destruction.<p>Michael Barrett and Jenna Mulligan, emergency paramedics in Berkeley County, West Virginia, recently got a call that sent them to the youth softball field …

Vintage Photos Reveal What America Looked Like Before Pollution Was Regulated

We've come a long way.<p>The Trump administration plans to try to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration's main initiative to fight …

17 great new TV shows you can stream in a weekend

Featuring teen magicians, ‘80s wrestlers, talking dogs, and more.<p>There’s too much TV! We know this, you know this. But it bears repeating, because with so many good (and bad) shows out there, it can be hard to decide what to watch.<p>So we’ve compiled a list of 17 great shows from the first half of …

TV

Science Says Having a Baby Tanks Your Self-Esteem for 3 Whole Years

A new study shows that women experience a dip in self-esteem for up to three years after their baby is born—and I totally understand why.<p>I'll be honest: My self-esteem has never been super great. In high school I felt like a goth misfit. In college, I struggled with eating disorders and body image. …

7 Psychiatrist-Backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

Because this disorder can be a real pain.<p>People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to cope.<p>Here, …

Self-help

13 online courses that could help you get rich

The wealthiest, most successful people appreciate the power of learning long after college or any formal education is over.<p>Today, it's easier than ever to continue your education with the chance to take online courses from some of the best universities in the world.<p>We've picked out some of the best …

Danny Willett’s Masters win was great, but his brother’s tweets were better

In the wake of his stunning win at the Masters, we’re all getting to know Danny Willett a little bit better. One thing that we quickly learned, even as the unheralded Englishman was passing an imploding Jordan Spieth on the leaderboard, was that he has one funny brother.<p>PJ Willett live-tweeted …

Golf

5 Movies That Will Have A Profound Impact On Your Life

If you are a movie buff, you certainly realize the impact a movie can have on your life. A good and inspiring movie can suck you in instantly, not …

Stephen King

How I Tackle Anxiety

I must make it abundantly clear here that I am in no way a qualified therapist/counsellor, merely someone who has suffered from (at times) severe anxiety, which for me is in the form of Generalized Anxiety Disorder, accompanied (unfortunately) by OCD.<p>My GAD is kept under control with medication, …

Understanding And Overcoming Anxiety

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, an estimated 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety disorders. Only about one-third of those suffering from an anxiety disorder receive treatment, even though the disorders are highly treatable.<p>Six years ago, I was diagnosed …

Mental Disorders

10 Tips For People Who Want To Try Meditation

Meditation

The science behind meditation, and why it makes you feel better

Meditation yields a surprising number of health benefits, including stress reduction, improved attention, better memory, and even increased …

27 Times Tumblr Was The Realest About Anxiety

Me: Don't worry. Anxiety: You gotta.<p><i>To learn more about anxiety, check out the resources at BeyondBlue Australia on 1300 22 4636, Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 or ReachOut. Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only,</i> …

Depression

General | Psych Central - Part 4

Articles on General - Page 4<p>“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William James I wasn’t always …

20 shocking photos that show the many ways humans are destroying the Earth

To say the past was a simpler time is up for debate, but one thing can't be denied: We live in a time of excess. As our global population grows, humanity's effect on the planet multiplies exponentially.<p>This concept is illustrated in a new book, "Over-development, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER)<i>,"</i> …