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A year ago, I experienced a difficult friend-breakup. My brother dated a girl who rapidly became my closest friend... until they broke up.

My Brother’s Girlfriend Became My Best Friend… And Then They Broke Up

Attachments to friends can be similar to attachments to significant others. Given this, it makes sense that the pain from a friendship ending is comparable to the pain that occurs at the...
I want to change the way we think about Autism and Asperger’s. And it starts with lemons. Yes. Literally lemons. Autism Spectrum Disorder adds flavor...

Make Lemonade From Those Lemons! How Special Interests Can Drive Skills and Growth

I want to change the way we think about Autism and Asperger’s. And it starts with lemons. Yes. Literally lemons. Lemons add flavor to our food and water.And...
They say freshman year of college is great and one of the best years of your life, but what if it isn’t? Unfortunately, my dream school made me unhappy.

My Dream School Made Me Unhappy: Lessons from a College Student Who Had to...

They say that your freshman year of college is supposed to be great, one of the best years of your life, but what if it isn’t?When I...
Exercising is rough. Luckily, there are strategies that can be adopted which can help people overcome this challenge, get moving, and make exercise fun!

Get Off Your Ass!: 4 Mental Strategies to Make Exercise Fun

Today, people don’t move much at all. Instead, people merely transition from one stationary position to another, and tend to use the least amount of energy as possible to do so. However,...
Anxiety that comes with my phobia of public speaking (glossophobia) is inevitable. That's why I had to own my social anxiety in college in order to succeed.

I Had to Own My Social Anxiety to Succeed in College

Personal anecdotes from a college student who is absolutely terrified of public speaking.I am a college student going into my senior year at Davidson College, which is a...
Can you truly have it all? Creating and living a balanced life is easier said than done. To create a balanced life, certain steps must be taken.

3 Key Steps to Creating and Living a Balanced Life

Creating and Living a Balanced LifeCan you truly have it all? Is it possible to have a complete and balanced work/home life? Would proper balance lead to a...
Parents want to trust their children, but they also want to make sure their kids are safe and responsible. So, how much privacy should a child have?

How Much Privacy Should a Child Have?

How Much Privacy Should a Child Have?Should I check my son’s Facebook?  Should I read my daughter’s journal? What’s my child doing on their phone? Should kids have privacy...
Our culture is failing our children if we delay educating them about their bodies, sexual activity, non-sexual touch, and consent until the teenage years

Non-Sexual Touch Should Still Require Consent, Regardless of Age

“Understanding Consent” is a multi-part series exploring consent, sexual assault, and the conversation our nation is having around bodily autonomy and women.Understanding Consent Series - Yes...
Beginning therapy can be hard for many people and finding the right therapist is tough. Here's how to find the right therapist for you or a loved one.

A Beginner’s Guide to Finding the Right Therapist for You or a Loved One

How to Find the Right Therapist for YouThe process of beginning therapy can be hard for many people.First, we have to acknowledge there...
Consent is not interpreting no as yes. Consent is not taking silence as unlimited access to a person’s body. Let's talk more about silence in rape culture.

Yes Is the Only Word That Validates Consent: The Role of Silence in Rape...

Understanding Consent is a multi-part series exploring consent, sexual assault, and the conversation our nation is having around women.Understanding Consent Series - Yes Is the Only Word...