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Two Chairs nabs $7M for its client-therapist matching app and brick-and-mortar clinics

The mental health startup raised the funds from Maveron, an investor in Allbirds, Everlane and General Assembly. ...

One overlooked way we can significantly improve our mental health: more nature

02.25.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Our mental health often feels like a mystery. A cheerful mood can inexplicably give way to sad or scary thoughts. Even though we might try to manage our emotional well-being through things like talk therapy, self-care apps, meditation, and medication... ...

Brain-zapping implants that change mood and lift depression

Teams of researchers are developing sesame seed-size neuro-implants that detect brain activity that signals depression and then deliver targeted electrical zaps to elevate your mood. It's very early days in the science and technology but recent studies suggest that we're on the path. Links to scientific papers below. Fortunately, the goal is to develop tools ...

Instagram and Facebook will start censoring ‘graphic images’ of self-harm

In light of a recent tragedy, Instagram is updating the way it handles pictures depicting self-harm. Instagram and Facebook announced changes to their policies around content depicting cutting and other forms of self harm in dual blog posts Thursday. The changes comes about in light of the 2017 suicide of a 14 year old girl ...

The best meditation apps, devices, and journals for staying calm and focused

02.06.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you feel like you’re seeing more people practicing yoga and meditation lately, you’re not wrongAccording to the CDC, from 2012 to 2017 yoga participation increased from 9.5 percent to 14.3 percent, and meditation increased from 4.1 per... ...