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Brain and Body

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Neurodiversity: What it means and why it matters

November 28, 2023 | Written by team

Neurodiversity is the idea that some brains process information differently than others, and that these differences should be embraced and celebrated.

A little horror goes a long way

October 27, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Kevin Chapman, PhD

Horror films are fun for some and nightmare fuel for others. Phobia expert Kevin Chapman weighs in on whether manufactured fear can cause actual harm.

Do allergies affect your mental health?

October 16, 2023 | Written by Elise Burley

Sneezes, sniffles, swelling, itching…allergy symptoms can make it hard to function, which may impact your mental health. These strategies can help you cope.

How to talk with your kids about bodies and weight

October 9, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Rebecca Puhl, PhD

Finding healthy ways to talk about our bodies can be complicated. If you’re not sure where to start with your kids, try these tips from Rebecca Puhl, PhD.

Sleep and mental health

October 2, 2023 | Written by team

Sleep and mental health are closely intertwined, with a lack of sleep leading to worsened mental health concerns and vice versa. Get better sleep today.

Disabilities and mental health

October 2, 2023 | Written by team

Having a disability and struggling with your mental health are two separate conditions that may intersect in different ways.

How bariatric surgery can affect your mental health

September 15, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir, LMSW

If you’re considering weight-loss surgery, eating disorder expert Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir has guidance on how to protect your mental health before and after.

Menstrual cycle and mental health: PMS, periods, and menopause

September 14, 2023 | Written by team

The fluctuating hormones and other changes associated with your period and menopause can affect both your physical and mental health.

Put me in, coach! Just don’t stress me out

September 14, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Bill Reichle, LPC

Most American kids participate in sports. But with competitive leagues asking much more of athletes and families, there may be mental health risks at play.

Feeling bad about feeling bad about your body

September 7, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Judith Matz, LCSW

Diet culture has changed, but it’s still here—and now body positivity has entered the chat. If you feel stuck in the middle, the right therapist can help.

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