Stress is making America sick | Plazas

A photo by Rosalind Chang.

The worries that young people confess to clinical psychologist Amy Mariaskin have changed drastically over time.

Just a few years ago, they stressed about stereotypical pre-teen and teenage problems, such as how to fit in.

Today, they fear they will die in a mass shooting.

“I’ve seen a shift from the sources of anxiety,” said Mariaskin, director of the Nashville OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center. “It went from, ‘Does this person like me?’ or ‘Am I going to be successful?’ to ‘What’s going to happen to my country?’ and ‘Am I going to be targeted?’” (Excerpt from an article by David Plazas in the Nashville Teneseean- read more)



What it means to be masculine


Harry Styles and Timothée Chalamet Talked Masculinity in New Interview

Both men had a lot to say about their own personal philosophies, and what they’re trying to achieve with the public projects they take part in, as well as what masculinity means to them. In the interview, Styles specifically asked Chalamet if, in the context of “where the world’s at today,” he feels a “responsibility as an actor to represent a new form of masculinity on screen,” especially considering that “the concept of masculinity has changed so much since we were growing up.”