mental health

Music

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.
Jake Hall
4.4.19
Film

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
Oliver Lunn
3.24.19
Fashion

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.
Sophie Wilson
3.23.19
News

on its 30th birthday, the internet’s creator says it’s not necessarily good for humanity

Happy birthday babe! Looking fab!! xx
Roisin Lanigan
3.12.19
Opinion

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.
Yusuf Tamanna
2.21.19
Opinion

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.
Emily Reynolds
2.4.19
Think Pieces

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?
Lily Rose Thomas
1.16.19
News

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.
Roisin Lanigan
1.11.19
News

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.
Roisin Lanigan
1.2.19
mental health

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.
Sarah Raphael
1.2.19
Culture

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.
Gunseli Yalcinkaya
12.26.18
Music

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.
Sega Bodega
12.13.18
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