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  1. science of us
    Why Is Everybody Freaking Out About Sperm Counts?The new penis panic says a lot more about male anxiety than fertility.
  2. science of us
    Can You Be Blissfully Unaware of Your Own Stress?Sometimes it’s better not to know.
  3. science of us
    6 Great Books to Read If You Have AnxietyFiction and nonfiction that will help you cope.
  4. am i dying
    My Doctor Says My Chest Pain Is Just Anxiety, But I’m Not So SureWhat to do when your doctor says your symptoms are in your head.
  5. this worries me
    These 10 Apps Can Help You Manage Your AnxietyImagine: Your phone as a source of calm, for once.
  6. science of us
    Am I Suffering From Anxiety or am I Just Stressed?Are you anxious about being anxious?
  7. mission: impossible — no anxiety
    Mission: Impossible – Fallout As an Anxiety Reducer“At least I’m not in one of the scenarios from Mission: Impossible – Fallout.”
  8. science of us
    How to Tell the Difference Between a Panic Attack and a Heart AttackThere are a few helpful ways to distinguish the two.
  9. science of us
    9 Women on Their Biggest Fears About Their FertilityWhether (and how) to get pregnant is no small source of stress.
  10. Will Eating CBD Gummies Treat My Anxiety?Let’s find out.
  11. science of us
    What’s a Panic Attack and How Do I Stop It?An expert gives some basic tips for managing anxiety.
  12. science of us
    My Favorite Anti-Anxiety Treatment Is Online ShoppingWhich is exactly why I had to stop.
  13. how does that make you feel
    Can Journaling Be a Substitute for Therapy?I’d been writing down my thoughts for more than a decade before deciding I needed new ways to manage my anxiety.
  14. science of us
    Treating My Anxiety Made My Sex Life WorseAnti-anxiety medication made me feel better, but it also killed my ability to orgasm.
  15. science of us
    The Strange Allure of Online Mental-Health Quizzes“As human beings, we are always seeking validation from some other outside source.”
  16. science of us
    When Being in Crowded Places Feels Scarier Than EverIt’s been a year.
  17. anxiety
    Everyone in the White House Is Reportedly Paranoid They’re Being RecordedIs he your friend or is he wearing wires?
  18. science of us
    11 Stress Experts on Surviving the Constant Anxiety That Is 2017Because this is how we live now.
  19. science of us
    How to Get Over the Need to Be Liked by Everyone You MeetA practical guide.
  20. science of us
    Anxiety Makes It Harder to Listen to Your IntuitionSomething new to worry about.
  21. science of us
    When Anxiety Feels More Physical Than MentalI’d faced mental illness before, but this time, it was unrecognizable to me — possibly because my biggest symptom was a stomachache.
  22. science of us
    A Thinking Person’s Guide to Going With Your GutWe want to believe in a power higher than our own brains, something within us that makes better choices for us.
  23. science of us
    Watching My Daughter Develop the Same Anxiety I Struggle WithIt’s hard to watch her suffer and wonder about the role I’ve played in her disorder.
  24. it's complicated
    When You Have Anxiety and Your Partner Doesn’tIt can be a relationship death knell. (But it doesn’t have to be.)
  25. science of us
    The Lonely Terror of Postpartum AnxietyI couldn’t stop thinking about all the awful things that could happen to my baby.
  26. Was Anyone Else Worried They Were Going to Look Directly at the Eclipse?It’s like the inexplicable urge to jump off a bridge.
  27. August Blues Are Like Sunday Blues, But for a Full MonthTalking to psychologists about the neuroticism and anxiety that can spike at the end of summer.
  28. Some People See Their Phones As Extensions of ThemselvesYour attachment to your smartphone may be more complicated than it seems.
  29. Some People See Their Phones As Extensions of ThemselvesYour attachment to your smartphone may be more complicated than it seems.
  30. I Love the Freelance Life, But It’s Taking a Toll on My Mental HealthEven for people who didn’t already struggle with anxiety and depression, constant rejection and an inconsistent workflow can be hard to cope with.
  31. Why Does Being a Woman Put You at Greater Risk of Having Anxiety?Part biology, part what we teach our kids about their place in the world.
  32. Investigating My Lifelong Phobia of Cotton BallsIt’s called sidonglobophobia, and it’s a lot more emotionally fraught than it sounds.
  33. wellness theories
    Victoria’s Secret Angel Sara Sampaio on 5-Minute Runs, Pancakes, and Stress“I’m a very stressed and anxious person — that’s been the hardest for me to deal with.”
  34. i'm so tired
    When Stress Makes You Fall AsleepThe psychology and physiology of the “fear nap.”
  35. The Best Way to Manage Your Social Anxiety Is to Accept ItDon’t fight it.
  36. How Growing Up With the Threat of Nuclear War Shapes Kids’ PsychesResearch on children during the Cold War shows that the pervasive fear affected how they later related to the world as adults.
  37. drugstore doctor
    Will Chamomile Help Ease My Anxiety?Two experts explain chamomile’s benefits.
  38. CBD Oil Actually Helped With My AnxietyThere’s no magic bullet for anxiety, but CBD is pretty good.
  39. A New York Gym Chain Is Turning Off TV News Because It’s Stressing People OutOnly on Mondays, and only in April, but it’s hard not to read into this marketing stunt as a sign of the times.
  40. my two cents
    Am I Cheap If I Hate Splitting the Check Equally?How to tell if you’ve crossed over from shrewd to scrooge-y.
  41. Selena Gomez Speaks Out About TherapyThe singer revealed she has been seeing a therapist five days a week since leaving a Tennessee psychiatric facility.
  42. The Enduring Wisdom of a 1972 Book About TennisWhy some sporting legends credit it with helping them stay cool under pressure.
  43. People Are Losing Sleep Over Tracking Their SleepFixating on numbers is not the surest route to dreamland.
  44. advice
    Ask a Boss: The Cable News at My Office Is Giving Me Anxiety!You might be able to get medical accommodation.
  45. A New Study Explains the Psychology of the Worry SpiralHere’s what separates normal jitters from pathological worrying.
  46. Psychologists Explain Your Phone Anxiety (and How to Get Over It)If the thought of calling someone makes you feel all squirmy inside, you’re in good company.
  47. 5 Ways to Overcome Your Social AnxietyResearch suggests that social anxiety can have a negative affect on your success in school and the professional world.
  48. Your Emotions Are More Malleable Than You ThinkHere’s how to turn your stress into excitement.
  49. Scaredy-Cat Dogs Go Gray When They’re YoungerTheir distinguished looks may have been hard-earned.
  50. 8 Therapists on Postelection Anxiety — Their Clients’ and Their OwnIt’s been a busy month.
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