What effect do true crime podcasts really have on our mental health?
Fans of the genre on TikTok and Spotify say true crime podcasts provide them with a cathartic and supportive community.
The 'highly sensitive person' diagnoses you've started hearing about
Much like empaths, HSPs are supposed to feel emotions far more acutely than others. Is this really accurate?
Instagram knows just how bad it is for your mental health
New leaked documents reveal the extent to which the app is causing increased levels of anxiety and depression.
TikTok may be spreading Tourettes-like tics among Gen Z, says new report
Recent research has revealed a ‘parallel pandemic' of unexplained tics in young people.
How to help when someone you know is spiralling online
It’s easy to turn a blind eye, but here’s what you can do when you see someone spinning out via successive Instagram stories or tweets.
What happens when sad artists get happy?
Lorde is the latest of music’s sad girls club to debut a hesitantly happy record, but, for some fans, positivity and growth feels like betrayal.
How gaming is giving agoraphobic young people a window into the world
Adventure and fighting games are not just a form of escapism. For some people suffering from social anxiety or depression, they're a vital outlet.
You can now softblock your Instagram stalkers
Limits allows you to curb online trolls before they’ve even made themselves known.
When everyone is an activist online, is anyone?
The rise of ‘topical activism’ means we're jumping from movement to movement without creating real change.
Why telling people to 'go to therapy' isn't as enlightened as some think
On Twitter, there's an all too simplistic line being drawn between morality and therapy.
The internet says subliminal messaging will make you hot
A new wave of surreal YouTube videos say that 'subliminals' are the secret to reaching your aesthetic goals. Here's why you should be skeptical.
Girlboss culture isn't dead, it's rebranded as "that girl" now
On the back of the millennial girlboss aesthetic, the “that girl” wellness trend is taking over TikTok.