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  1. science of us
    What’s a Panic Attack and How Do I Stop It?Panic attacks can be scary, but they aren’t physically dangerous.
  2. it's complicated
    I Wish I’d Realized How Bad My Ex’s Drinking WasWhen we broke up, I thought it would be his rock bottom. I was wrong.
  3. science of us
    How (and Why) to Make Yourself a ScheduleFor days when it’s hard to make yourself do stuff.
  4. science of us
    How to Breathe If You’re Feeling AnxiousA technique called 4-7-8 can help.
  5. science of us
    How to Stop CryingWhen it’s not a good time.
  6. health
    Everything to Know About Cannabis and CoronavirusPhysicians explain what we do (and don’t) know about cannabis and COVID-19.
  7. science of us
    What Is ‘Time Blindness’ and Do You Have It?Probably.
  8. science of us
    How to Actually Fall AsleepYou can’t force it, for starters.
  9. relationships
    How to Stay Married During a PandemicPartners will fight more than usual. That might not be such a bad thing.
  10. recovery
    Addiction in IsolationAdjusting to video-chat 12-step programs.
  11. it's complicated
    I Wanted to Feel Athletic and Hot, So I Dated an Awful JockWe didn’t have anything in common but sex.
  12. science of us
    The Very Soothing Sensation of The SimsSometimes I’m tempted to take better care of my Sims than myself.
  13. coronavirus
    How to Protect Yourself Against the CoronavirusWash your hands, stop touching your face, and stay home if you’re sick.
  14. science of us
    How I Learned to Accept an Apology From a FriendMost of us just smile and say it’s okay, even when it’s not.
  15. coronavirus
    69 Percent of Men Don’t Wash Their Hands After Using the Bathroom?!An incredibly not-nice statistic.
  16. science of us
    ‘Light Is My New Drug’The actually convincing science of photomedicine.
  17. attraction
    Apparently, Men Can Smell When Women Are Turned OnAnd according to new research, they’re attracted to it.
  18. coronavirus
    The Pope’s Okay for NowIt was just a cold.
  19. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Rule: Don’t Touch Your Face!To prevent coronavirus, the CDC recommends keeping your hands off your face.
  20. sustainability
    Goodbye Butter, Hello… Larva Fat?Some scientists are looking into the sustainable alternative.
  21. health
    What Happens When You Take a Mind-Boggling Amount of LSDA woman took 550 times the recommended recreational dose of LSD — but the story has a happy ending.
  22. science of us
    Be Honest: Do You Have As Many Friends As Rudy Giuliani?Definitions of friendship vary, so it’s hard to say.
  23. science of us
    Video Games Are a To-Do List You PlayI love video games for the sense of errand satisfaction.
  24. science of us
    Moderate Drinking May Be More Dangerous Than You ThinkAn increasing number of young people are dying of liver disease.
  25. science of us
    Runners, Your Shoes Are Too ThiccSneakers with fat soles might feel comfier, but new studies suggest they might not be good for us.
  26. science of us
    A Beginner’s Guide to Couples TherapyIdeally, you want to start this process when you’re not in a real crisis.
  27. science of us
    I’m Sorry to Say Skin-Cancer Screenings Are a MustStart by getting to know your moles.
  28. no thanks
    Dairy Milk Is Even More Useless Than You ThoughtA new report looks closely at the (lack of) evidence surrounding the USDA recommendation of three servings a day.
  29. science of us
    How to Find a Therapist for the First TimeThe more daunting it seems, the more you might benefit from the results.
  30. new emotions
    20 More New Emotions, From ReadersFrom “shrediness” and “hongry” to “fungover” and “blooby.”
  31. new emotions
    That Feeling When Your Fight-or-Flight Response Has No FightThere’s a vague sense of humiliation that accompanies an instinctual retreat from a perceived danger.
  32. new emotions
    That Feeling When a Minor Problem Seems Like the End of the WorldI knew I wasn’t facing a tragedy, but my feelings disagreed.
  33. new emotions
    That Feeling When You Share Your Deepest Secrets With a StrangerThere’s an unfettered closeness that comes from spending an intimate night with someone while knowing that you won’t see that person again.
  34. new emotions
    That Feeling When You’re Haunted by Online EmbarrassmentsChagrinternet is the lingering feeling of minor humiliation endemic to participating in social life online.
  35. new emotions
    That Feeling When You Bond With Someone Over Feeling the Same PainIt’s not Schadenfreude (damage plus joy). Instead, it’s Freundeschaden (friend plus damage).
  36. new emotions
    That Feeling When Humiliation From Years Ago Hits You All Over AgainYou lie in bed, your mind blissfully empty, when suddenly you are awash with rembarrassment — the feeling of eyes on you from 20 years ago.
  37. new emotions
    That Feeling When You’re Nostalgic for a Time You’d Never Want to ReliveThe general miasma of happy days is rich, but thinking about times of sorrow is what’s really stirring.
  38. new emotions
    That Feeling When It’s 3 a.m. and Your Demons Start TalkingNocturnal admissions are the insidious feelings of self-recrimination that take over your brain in states of middle-of-the-night semi-consciousness.
  39. new emotions
    That Feeling When Another Woman Hypes You UpVeiled in compliments is the same message over and over again: Keep going.
  40. science of us
    How Long Should a Nap Be?Ten minutes? Thirty? An hour? Help.
  41. that feeling when
    Introducing 78 New EmotionsA scientific theory that suggests we have infinite emotions, so long as we can name them — and so we did, asking writers to identify new ways to feel.
  42. that feeling when
    If You Can Say It, You Can Feel ItSome scientists believe we have infinite emotions, so long as we can name them.
  43. science of us
    Why Can’t I Commit to a Hobby?I’ve tried knitting, crochet, tarot, and watercolors. Why can’t I make anything stick?
  44. it's complicated
    I Got Cheated On, So I Moved Away and Found a ReboundIt didn’t last, but that’s what was perfect about it.
  45. testing testing
    Mommy Can’t Talk Right Now — She’s Dopamine FastingI tried the Silicon Valley trend and came up with a better idea.
  46. science of us
    Why Am I Always Tired? 7 Reasons You’re SleepyExhaustion comes in many forms.
  47. science of us
    Is Living Longer Always Worth It?A new study says intermittent fasting could lengthen your life, but at what cost?
  48. science of us
    What to Do When Stress Gives You HivesA dermatologist tells us what to do when stress makes you red and itchy.
  49. it's complicated
    My Husband Left Me on the Side of the RoadIt was the first time we’d laughed in months.
  50. it's complicated
    My Husband’s Pop Star Ex Looks Just Like MeHaving a doppelganger was weird at first, but then she became one of my closest friends.
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