“Studies have linked heavy smartphone use with worsening teen mental health. But as teens scroll through Instagram and Snapchat, tap out texts or watch YouTube videos, they also leave digital footprints that might offer clues to their psychological well-being.” AP: Detecting depression: Phone apps could monitor teen angst. (After my iPhone felt itself flying 30 yards and landing near a dumpster, it probably sensed that my stock portfolio was having a less than stellar day…)

+ Your phone’s ambitions may not end with diagnosis. Outside: Your Ideal Therapist Might Not Be Human.

+ Vox: The growth of yoga and meditation in the US since 2012 is remarkable. (Equally remarkable, some of this is being done with our phones. There’s an app for everything, except to point out that your apps are stressing you the hell out.)

+ “Breathwork. Hypnosis. Energy patches. The ubiquitous CBD. All these solutions to anxiety are enough to make your head spin even more.” Yup, it’s getting stressful to choose a way to de-stress. Mel Magazine: In the brave new world of relaxation, you have 1 million ways to chill out.