anxiety

Sitting in the Shower Isn’t Just for Crying Anymore

Branden, a musician in California, has a unique shower routine: He turns on the water, gets in the tub and plops his ass down, lying…

‘Maniac’ and Hollywood’s Problem With Mental Illness

I consider myself fortunate not to be someone who battles mental illness, but because I live in a big city in which homelessness is rampant,…

Xanax As the New Heroin: How Anti-Anxiety Medications Are Fueling an Epidemic

We might as well be living in the United States of Anxiety: Approximately 40 million American adults — roughly 18 percent of the population — have an anxiety disorder,…

The Sportscaster Who Wants You to Know That Pro Athletes Get Depressed, Too

Josh Lewin wants you know that he can be depressed and struggle with anxiety. He also wants you to know that many of the athletes…