Mental Health

A Restaurant Wellness Program Tackles Service Worker Burnout

Deborah Friend Wilson pioneers well-being services to improve her staff's mental health and quality of life at work.

07/01/2022 By Ann Karneus

Brain Buster

Is Mindfulness Always Such a Good Thing?

A University of Washington researcher's recent findings raise questions about when to apply the popular form of meditation.

04/20/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Pride City

LGBTQ Health and Wellness Resources in Seattle

Clinic and health care organizations that provide stigma-free medical help for everyone in the queer community, from hormone therapy to free STI testing.

02/28/2022 By Sophia Urabe and Seattle Met Staff

The Kids Aren't All Right

Eating Disorders in Seattle's Youth Are Surging

Referrals are way up at Seattle Children's since the pandemic started. We spoke to the hospital's clinical director, Yolanda Evans, to find out why.

02/07/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Dark Thoughts

Do You Actually Need Vitamin D During Seattle's Big Dark?

Self-reported seasonal affective disorder tends to rise during winter months, but can vitamins and light therapy actually help combat those 4pm sunsets?

01/18/2022 By Angela Cabotaje

Coronavirus Chronicles

Some of Us Are in a Disaster Cascade

A Washington State Department of Health report shows that, on the heels of the Delta variant, many people are heading back toward disillusionment.

10/15/2021 By Malia Alexander

Feature

Coming Down from the 46th Floor

Twenty years ago, Annabel Quintero fled the World Trade Center’s burning North Tower on September 11 alone. This is her survival story.

09/09/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy Photography by Carlton Canary

So You Want to Be a Doctor?

Overcoming the Burnout Blowup

Medical professionals should look in, then out, to clear career exhaustion during the Covid-19 crisis (and beyond).

09/06/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Green Field

A Seattle Therapist Sees the World's Climate Anxiety

Andrew Bryant’s practice at North Seattle Therapy and Counseling has drawn interest everywhere from Houston to Taiwan.

08/12/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

GREEN-EYED PFIZER

Are You Feeling Vaccine Envy?

Now that everyone 16 and up has a shot at getting the shot, the desire for doses is higher than ever.

04/15/2021 By Zoe Sayler

LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC

Our Home Organization Obsession Decluttered Our Minds, Too

But living spaces don’t have to be Netflix-immaculate to help improve mental health.

03/09/2021 By Zoe Sayler

2020 Capsules

A Professional Organizer Tidied Homes for New Duties

Lisa Holtby has helped work from home feel less messy.

12/30/2020 By Christy Carley

Obsession

How Quarantine Rejuvenated Our Skincare Obsession

Stay-home orders may have messed with our heads—but we found a way to save our faces.

12/08/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Natural Medicine

Our Evergreen Surrounds Can Help Us Weather Our Pandemic Blues

Some tips for adding a healthy dose of nature to your day.

11/06/2020 By Christy Carley

A Crushing Curve

The Disillusionment Phase of the Pandemic Is Upon Us

What that means for our mental health.

10/08/2020 By Christy Carley

Mental Health Matters

This Summer May Be a Tough One for Youth Mental Health

Now's the time to talk about it.

06/10/2020 By Annette Maxon

Sponsored Content

Three Ways to Cope While Staying at Home During National Infertility Awareness Week

"As if infertility wasn’t isolating enough, now we’re all in quarantine.”

04/08/2020

Health Conscious

Seattle's Biggest Health Concern Is Making Us Anxious

We're stressed about anxiety. How very Seattle.

02/04/2020 By Nicole Pasia

Sacred Spaces

Do Churches Need More Support to Help the Homeless?

Seattle congregations provide sweeping services to those in need, but for some the stress is piling up.

09/24/2019 By Stefan Milne

Police Accountability

"I Don't Have a Taser," Officer Says Before Shots Killed Charleena Lyles

Seattle police on Monday evening released dash cam footage, a transcript, and previous incident report with the 30-year-old black mother who was killed by officers Sunday.

06/20/2017 By Hayat Norimine