Health & Wellness

Why Positive Mental Health Representations Matter in Games

As someone who’s struggled with a number of anxiety and depression issues, I’ve often turned to games as a way to survive during particularly tough times. Using video games to cope with mental health issues can be tricky. Sometimes, gaming as an escape can turn into an obsession that could…

5 Video Games Proven To Reduce Anxiety [Updated 2022]

Many of us turn to video games in times when we need to unwind from a stressful situation or when we simply want to have a relaxing, care-free day. In my case, after a long work week, my Saturdays often involve a morning cup of coffee, a cozy blanket, and…

How are Video Games Fighting Seasonal Depression?

Seasonal Affective Depression (SAD) is a struggle for many of us. Cold weather—not to mention a pandemic—is forcing us to stay inside more, the sun sets way too early for comfort, and our sleep suffers because of these changes. Because of our need to remain isolated and indoors, more video…