So this was supposed to be a review of a meditation app with guided meditations to help with sleep. That plan went a little sideways. Instead, I’m going to talk a bit about how difficult it is to get a habit of sleep meditation via app to stick. Here was my plan: Pick an app […]

It’s an all too familiar struggle: cramming in a little more studying for your final tomorrow, working a double shift and getting home as the sun is rising, up all night with a baby that just won’t settle. Regardless the cause, I think it’s safe to say everyone has experienced at least one night in […]

Is love a marathon or a sprint? For your brain, it’s both. Most of us are familiar with the rush associated with ‘falling in love’. Sweaty palms, a racing heart, a little bit of a swoon every time your new love looks at you, and a tendency to overhaul the other things going on in […]

The EHAB team has been hard at work on MBx—a prototype chatbot to help answer your mental health questions. It’s a pretty much a baby right now, but you can ask it some mental health questions and see what happens. Like any baby, it’ll learn from you (even if it just seems to drool a […]

I’m wary to entertain that there is a debate on this or that it’s a “theory”. It’s like debating a theory that the Easter Bunny causes mental illness–if the onus is on me to prove that the Easter Bunny does not, in fact, cause mental illness, I must admit I have no proof she’s not […]

You don’t control the guy shouting random things in the street, but you do control how you react to what you hear. Understanding that thoughts (something you experience) are different from thinking (a reaction you engage in) can expose a way out of struggling with your mental health.

Mark heads off on a trip and shares about some of the tips and tricks he uses to cut out checking compulsions and embrace uncertainty before the trip has even started.

This month, we’ve been exploring anxiety and it’s the perfect opportunity to talk about the most popular EHAB quote ever (yet): “It’s not the future that you’re afraid of. It’s repeating the past that makes you anxious.” It’s from a post I made on Everybody has a Brain way back in 2012 when we were […]