how billie eilish uses humour and horror to talk about mental health
On her first full-length album Billie skilfully discusses mental health and self-loathing. But behind the melodrama there’s an extremely relatable, endearingly goofy 17-year-old.
how new doc ‘minding the gap’ addresses mental health in skating
The film’s director, Bing Liu, discusses anxiety in skate culture and breaking through the stigma and silence
the complex relationship between fashion and self harm
Self-harm imagery has always existed in dark parts of the internet, romanticised and stigmatised in equal measure. Now, fashion could be providing the platform for the issue to get the discussion it deserves.
on its 30th birthday, the internet’s creator says it’s not necessarily good for humanity
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why aren't more people talking about netflix's razor-sharp sitcom 'one day at a time'?
The Netflix reboot of 70s comedy 'One Day at a Time' is quite possibly the best (and most important) show on screens right now.
what's your side-hustle really costing you?
9 to 5 isn’t enough anymore: it’s 9 to 5 to midnight now. Anything less, and we start to feel an insidious sense of guilt.
why dry january won't solve our problem with binge drinking
Now the festivities are over the #newyearnewme bandwagon is here with over 4 million of us committing to a sober January. But what good does it do when we get back on the booze, making up for lost time as soon as it ends?
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excessive social media use is like drug addiction, says new study
Scrolling through Instagram for hours could have a worse effect on your brain than you might think.
adut akech opens up about her experiences of depression on instagram
The i-D cover star wants to help break down the stigma around mental health with a New Year message posted to her account.
we all know social media can seriously harm your mental health, so what now?
Despite the detrimental effects of social media, we’re still completely hooked. Refinery29 Editor at Large Sarah Raphael shares her tips on how to use it safely.
what ‘cowboy bebop’ can teach us about friendship and loneliness
20 years after its release, Shinichiro Watanabe’s critically-acclaimed series remains a landmark in anime.
sega bodega’s guide to self care
Having released an EP on the subject, the boundary-pushing London producer shares his tips for making it down the rocky road to not feeling so terrible anymore.
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