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 […]

I would love to believe that I knew my son better than anyone, that I knew everything about him. I would love to tell you that. But I didn’t. For 12 years, I didn’t get to know him. Dylan Barmache, a non-verbal 16-year-old with autism, was unknown even to his mom before he developed the […]

I chatted with ocdmaestro on Instagram to ask him about the artwork he creates to express and capture his experiences with OCD. Mark: What inspired you to start making these drawings? Andreas: I don’t know really… I’ve always been sketching and drawing and it was a nice relaxing thing to do. Also, it was a […]

Mark: What has helped the most with taking care of your mental health? Annie: When I was in the lowest point of my depression and anxiety, I tried pulling myself out of it through self help books and online articles about cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness, but the biggest breakthrough I made in my recovery […]

This past March, the Catholic News Agency in Rome published an article titled, “How can you tell if someone is demon-possessed?”. In it, Father Cipriano de Meo, an exorcist since 1952, explains that discerning the difference between demon possession and mental illness is an important part of the exorcist’s role because, “typically, a person is […]

Cutting out compulsions is an effective approach to recovering from a variety of mental illnesses. And it’s helpful for building better mental health and fitness in general. But sometimes it can be difficult to spot the compulsions. The approach to identifying obsessions and compulsions explained in this video is especially useful for identifying compulsions in […]