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Which Famous Aspie Are You? | Psych Bytes Quiz

The following quiz is not a tool to diagnose mental health or mental illness. The figures being presented in this quiz are being evaluated on observations and interviews about their public persona. We are not, nor...
The transition from summer to school can be stressful even if there is underlying excitement. Here are some ways to be prepared when heading back to school!

5 Ways Parents Can Help Their Child Transition From Summer to School

Why Is It So Difficult to Transition from Summer to School?Transitions can be stressful and disruptive even if there is underlying excitement. There are usually mixed feelings...
Finding gratitude during the hardships of our life is important, but I can personally say that it doesn’t come easily. Here's how gratitude changed my life.

How Gratitude Changed My Life: Finding Light in the Darkest of Times

How Gratitude Changed My Life: Finding Light in the Darkest of TimesGratitude gives perspective even in the darkest of times. When life is going well, it is easy...
Unfortunately, in sports, there is a culture of hiding mental health problems. Student-athletes find it hard to seek help for a couple of reasons.

The Mental Health Initiatives All Student-Athletes Need to Hear

In the summer of 2018, I went through a hard breakup, was dealing with the loss of a family friend, and decided to transfer universities.As a soccer player,...
"Get into a good college”... “Not doing enough”... I hear these all-or-nothing statements in my office every day. Today’s teens are anxious and deeply impacted by the message that their worth is measured by report cards and acceptance into college. Today’s anxious and perfectionist teens are looking for guidance.

Anxiety is Rising Among Teens: Here Are 5 Coping Skills to Help Your Anxious...

“Get into a good college”… “Not doing enough”…I hear these statements in my office at least once a day. Today’s teens are deeply impacted by the message that...
Let's face it, college is hard. Whether you’re a freshman or a senior, here are 10 ways to survive college academics and succeed in the classroom!

10 Ways to Survive College Academics and Succeed in the Classroom

Let’s face it: college is all about social life. Gone is your family and provincial high school friends. It’s time to start from scratch; here’s your chance to be the life of...
Summer is nearly over and the new school year is almost here. Here's how you can help your child manage back-to-school stress.

5 Tips for Helping Your Child Manage Back-to-School Stress

It’s that time of year again. School supply lists are in stores and back to school sales are being advertised. Teacher assignments are in the mail and students are learning their new...
Ceasing to blame yourself for things that you’re not accountable for is the first step towards healing as a sexual assault survivor.

4 Things You Should Stop Blaming Yourself For After Surviving Sexual Assault

1 in 3 women in the world today are likely to experience sexual assault during their lifetime.Several studies collated by the World Bank reveal an ongoing global pandemic...
Stop telling me that I’ll want to have kids. Stop telling any woman of any age that she will change her mind or that kids are wonderful. Childlessness...

Please Stop Telling Me That I’ll Want to Have Kids

I have never been a “kid person.” It’s not that there is anything wrong with kids, it’s just that they aren’t for me.Perhaps my feeling this way stems...
Combatting white supremacy requires near-constant vigilance because it is so easy to get sucked back into an unknowing that is fueled by the media and antics such as Donald Trump and the Greenville rally.

Combatting White Supremacy in America

One of my favorite singer/songwriters is Sarah McLachlan. I discovered her music in college and instantly felt like she was singing about me and my quest towards wholeness.I...