Month: July 2021

Bids for connection are the fundamental unit of emotional connection.

https://amp.mindbodygreen.com/articles/why-bids-for-connection-are-crucial-for-successful-relationships “Every relationship is different, but it’s important to make a conscious effort to notice your partner’s desires to connect and, better yet, acknowledge those desires with understanding and respect.” When making that verbal connection (bid), be certain about exactly what you need. If you’ve had a hard day and need your partner to listen to you, …

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Utah Pride Center CEO Steps Down

THE UTAH PRIDE CENTER CEO STEPS DOWN

“Dr. Moolman’s excellent and noteworthy work here at the Utah Pride Center (UPC) these past three and a half years has brought significant growth and stability, and his commitment and integrity have been fundamental and unwavering in the face of unprecedented challenges and unfounded personal attacks. For this, we as a Board will be forever grateful.” – Chris Jensen, Board Chair

Do we gaslight or are we being gaslighted by a loved one?

“I don’t know why you’re making such a big deal out of this…” Mental health professionals use the term “gaslighting” to refer to a specific type of manipulation where the manipulator is trying to get someone else (or a group of people) to question their own reality, memory or perceptions. And it’s always a serious …

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Being very intentional in all of our interactions

How do you make a genuine long lasting friend? Is it fate? Do you just have to be lucky to meet a person you vibe with and can vibe with for the foreseeable future? Check out this cool article that can help you with those questions. https://www.vogue.com/article/how-do-adults-make-new-friends/amp Anxiety about friend-making isn’t so uncommon, according to …

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Boredom’s link to mental illnesses, brain injuries and dysfunctional behaviors

Boredom’s link to mental illnesses, brain injuries and dysfunctional behaviors https://news.yahoo.com/boredoms-mental-illnesses-brain-injuries-154807772.html Feeling unsatisfied by an activity, or uninterested in it, can lead to boredom. Boredom may occur when you feel energetic but have nowhere to direct your energy. It may also occur when you have difficulty focusing on a task. Boredom is a common complaint …

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A Look Back on PRIDE 2021

A Look Back on PRIDE 2021 Pride 2021 will go down in history as the most unique Pride Week Utah has ever seen. One thing we know is the LGBTQIA+ community here in Utah will not give up. Despite the pandemic, we were able to pivot and create experiences and spaces where we can come together …

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International Non-Binary Peoples Day Flag Raising

International Non-Binary Peoples Day Flag Raising FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International Non-Binary People’s Day The Utah Pride Center to recognize Non-Binary People’s Day with flag raising ceremony and other events.  [Salt Lake City, UT – Date] – Join us as we bring much needed visibility to our non-binary community here in Utah and across the world. Non-Binary …

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Kataluna Enriquez became the first transgender woman to earn a spot in the Miss USA pageant. (Steven Grant/Grant Foto)

2021 Miss Nevada Will Be The First Openly Transgender Miss USA Contestant

“My win is not just a win for the trans community,” she said. “It’s a win for all women to be represented.” Kataluna Enriquez, 2021 Miss Nevada Equality is about ensuring that every individual has an equal opportunity to make the most of their lives and talents.  It is also the belief that no one should …

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