Mental Health Podcasts

Podcasts have become increasingly popular and diverse in the last few years, so it makes sense that there is now a variety on offer about mental health. If you’re already listening to podcasts regularly, try searching both broad and specific terms to find the one that’s right for you. You’ll be able to find almost […] Read More

Body Positivity Movement, Part II

In a way, body positivity is the new “self help book.” Self help books were once used to guide those who felt lost in themselves. And while they’re still easy to find in libraries and book stores, body positivity is emerging as a mainstream movement to help people connect more strongly and positively with their […] Read More

Bringing More Kindness In To Work

This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week, and there’s one place that kindness is often overlooked: the office. While we are at work, we are often more concerned with productivity than satisfaction, and professionalism that often translates to a decrease in personalization. According to an article in the Harvard Business Review, happiness can increase […] Read More

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) bring happiness to strangers when they least expect it. The goal of such acts are “To make our world a kinder place one act at a time.” The RAK movement was started in 1982, by a woman named Anne Herbert. She wrote the phrase “practice random kindness and senseless acts of […] Read More

What Is Love? The Psychology of Love and Crushes

In 1992, a pair of anthropologists set out to survey 166 of the world’s societies about their particular experience with romantic love. They found that 147 expressed very similar feelings of associated with love (the remaining 19 were not counted because of discrepancies in the questioning, not because there was any negative feedback). Love is […] Read More

Overcoming Fears

What is your greatest fear? Is it making a speech in front of a large audience? Is it appearing incompetent? Is it a phobia of heights or spiders? Let’s face it, everyone experiences fear. Fortunately, there are effective ways to overcome fears. Are you curious? Keep reading! Biological Basis of Fear In order to most […] Read More

Benefits of a Bucket List

Have you ever thought of all the things you’d like to accomplish in your life and wonder if and when you’ll get the opportunity to achieve them? These items may include far-flung travel destinations, significant career benchmarks, or personal growth ideas. A bucket list is an incredible way to compile all of these ideas into […] Read More

Body Positivity Movement

A podcast called “She’s All Fat” uses the tagline: “Body positivity, radical self-love, and chill vibes only.” In my opinion, this is the perfect way to describe both the podcast (hosted by two fabulous, hilarious, and brilliant self identified “fatties,” Sophie and April, who discuss the intersection of body positivity and current events) and the […] Read More

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