body-and-mind

What It’s Like to Be Medicated for Anger

Whenever Alex, a 48-year-old in marketing, received a modicum of criticism from his manager, he’d brood for days on end. “I’d just walking around, seething,”…

What It’s Like to Be Diagnosed With ADHD as an Adult

At 36 years old, J.J. reached a breaking point. She’d been drinking more and more “to cope with basic life,” and she was in a…

A Working-Class Man on Why He Can’t Live Without a Bubble Bath

As a foremost proponent of baths, I’ve always found exchanges like this on the Giant Bomb forum both hilarious and counterproductive. “So I just had…

Men Fear Saggy Balls—But Is There Any Good Way to Prevent Them?

We know, broadly speaking, how to take care of our hearts as we age — with the right kind of diet and exercise. We understand that sunblock…