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Body Positivity for Teens

I am grateful for my strength and things I can do with my body. I am saying I’m healthy and I accept the way my body is today without changing anything. “Take your time and your talent and figure out what you have to contribute to this world, and get over what the hell your …

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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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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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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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Womxn vs Women

Identity can play a large role in our mental health. And the words we use to identify ourselves matter. As language changes and evolves and words gain subtext, we all get to explore the way we present ourselves with words. Womxn The definition from Dictionary.com for the word, womxn: a woman (used, especially in intersectional feminism, as …

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National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day June 27th is National HIV Testing Day. Did you know that there are more than 632,300 gay and bisexual men living with HIV in the United States? But gay and bisexual men are not the only ones at risk. It is so important to get checked and know your status- for …

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Pride 2021: A history of the rainbow flag

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”  H.H. Dalai Llama Link to article with video: https://www.cnn.com/videos/design/2019/06/06/rainbow-flag-pride-history-origins-lon-orig.cnn?utm_source=twCNN&utm_term=video&utm_medium=social&utm_content=2021-06-26T11%3A31%3A03

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