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“Mental Health” Articles

My Voyage to Empathy: Psychosis and Star Wars’ Jake Lloyd

Recently, Star Wars actor Jake Lloyd's mother opened up about her son's long and ongoing battle with psychosis. Author Allison Marshall shares about her own battle and journey to healing, sharing how we can help others feel less alone.

Faith & Fandom 11 | Candace Hicks: Geek Therapy

Hector welcome Candace Hicks of Revive & Conquer, a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, as she shares how she got into this field and explains ways she can use fandom and nerd culture as a tool to help individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, and more.

What If…? Season 2 & Embracing Unanswerable Questions with Faith

Steve shares his thoughts about the arc of two characters in What If...? (Season 2), and how they showcase two different approaches to the question.

Bible Thump 130 | Mental Health & the Ten Commandments (w/ Mark Lutz)

Mark Lutz (of Lux Digital Church) brings a devotional out of Exodus that focuses on our need to care for our Mental Health.

NCMU 18 | XtianNinja & Battling Burnout in Search of Spiritual Purpose

On this episode of the NCMU Podcast, Mark speaks with pastor and Twitch streamer XtianNinja (Christian Ninja). Join the conversation as they talk about what it was like for him to find a renewed sense of spiritual purpose on Twitch after multiple cases of burnout, and how you can be encouraged to seek God in the midst of a troubling time.

The Lost Art of Boredom

We have nearly eradicated boredom, with a screen always in reach. But has all this innovation come at a much bigger cost to our mental health and creativity?

Why Are So Many Big YouTubers Quitting?

Radio Matt shares how a Bruce Almighty deleted scene showcase a deep Biblical truth about why God allows bad things to happen to people.

The Importance of Connection

Rachel Knight shares the Surgeon General's report on the rise of loneliness and isolation in America and shares how she battled isolation herself.

Mental Health, Addiction, Recovery, Crisis & Domestic Violence Resources

We all need support sometimes. Love Thy Nerd has collected these resources, articles, and podcasts to help you find the help you need. You are not alone, and you are worthy of love and safety.

3 Nerdy Tips for Boosting Your Mental Health

With Mental Health Awareness Month in view, Chief Social Media Nerd Kate Kadowaki has 3 nerdy tips for how you can boost your mental health.