We're drowning in a cascade of collective traumas—gun violence, racial injustice, climate catastrophe, an ongoing pandemic—and the stress is altering the human brain.
We, as humans, can't take on the pain of everyone else. But we can find ways to connect through compassion.
How do we settle into a routine when all routine is lost? The answer lies in how our brains process disruption.
The looming threat of a fascist demagogue is consuming many of us with toxic levels of anxiety. Are we crazy for feeling physically ill over the mere thought of him as president?
As one of the most terrifying network TV shows wraps up, a psychotherapist reflects on the worst kind of sociopath: the one with the ability to out-analyze the analyst.
A horrifying true crime tale of the men who commit sexual assaults and the psychologist who defends them.
For years, the media has reported that women have trouble climaxing—often omitting some crucial details. Which is a serious buzzkill.
Love and sex addiction are very real, and not only for men, as this writer discovered the hard way. Her relationships were like a drug—and just as toxic.
From Meghan Daum's anthology, SELFISH, SHALLOW, AND SELF-ABSORBED, memoirist M.G. Lord's brutally honest essay about her blindingly agonizing decision not to have kids.
A new era of parenting is creating a generation of "extra-special" kids. How do we ensure we’re not unleashing monsters on the world?