How Our Use of Social Media Fuels Envy, Comparison, Anxiety, and Depression.

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Source: https://medium.com/ By: Srinivas Rao Photo by David Calderón on Unsplash Through social media we have a continual window into the lives of friends, pseudo-friends, and celebrities. And what we see is not some unvarnished peek into their world but a highly idealized image that they present. We see only the most exciting images from their vacations, the […]

You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You

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Source:https://www.wired.com/ By: EMILY DREYFUSS At TED 2019, neuroscientist Matthew Walker argued that sleep deprivation is having a catastrophic effect on our health and safety—here are all the ways. The whole world is exhausted. And it’s killing us. But particularly me. As I write this, I’m at TED 2019 in Vancouver, which is a weeklong marathon of talks and workshops and coffee […]

Alone and Self-Obsessed: Why are we getting more and more depressed?

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One of the better books I’ve read recently is Gerd Gigerenzer’s Risk Savvy. He’s a German researcher who has done high-profile work in decision-making and rationality. The goal of his book is to help ordinary folks make better choices in the real world. In this essay, I want to look at one interesting trend the book […]

HOW TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR DOPAMINE LEVELS NATURALLY AND NEVER FEEL DEPRESSED OR ANXIOUS AGAIN.

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Dopamine is the brain’s master chemical. This single neurotransmitter is responsible for a plethora of mental and physical processes. By learning how to stimulate your own dopamine levels naturally, you can overcome depression, anxiety, apathy, and fear, while boosting feelings of pleasure created by this amazing little neuron. Dopamine is what rewards certain behaviors in us […]

My name is Wil Wheaton. I Live With Chronic Depression and Generalized Anxiety. I Am Not Ashamed.

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Last month, I spoke to NAMI’s Ohio statewide conference. Here are my prepared remarks. Before I begin, I want to warn you that this talk touches on many triggering subjects, including self-harm and suicide. I also want you to know that I’m speaking from my personal experience, and that if you or someone you know […]