Mental Health

The Dangers of Taking Unprescribed Beta-Blockers for Anxiety

Some see the heart medication as a miracle drug for public speaking fears, anxiety and panic attacks, but it’s not without its risks

Is There Anything Wrong With Being a Slow Reader?

You should feel good for reading for fun at all, even if it takes you forever

What the Fuck Are You Supposed to Do While People Are Singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to You?

‘The best thing to do is to sing along, ‘Happy Birthday to me,’ where you just turn yourself into the social equivalent of a black hole’ — a birthday singer for hire

The Fake Boyfriends and Girlfriends of ‘Supportive ASMR’

For some, it’s creepy. For others, it’s cathartic. And for the young men and women who whisper sweet nothings on YouTube, it’s a strange new job.