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Bullying comes in a wide variety of forms. From name-calling to physical harm, children may face bullies as early as preschool and throughout their teenage years. If you’re a parent worried about the wellbeing of your child, check out these tips for spotting signs of bullying and preparing your child to stand up for themselves.

Dealing with Disappointment

Sometimes life doesn’t go as planned. When we face disappointment, a flurry of emotions can follow such as sadness, anger, stress, and even self-doubt....

Addiction in Adolescents

Stress, wanting an escape, peer pressure, curiosity, self-medication, trying to feel grown up—there are many reasons teenagers experiment with drugs. But with time, that...

How Showers Help with Mental Health

It’s well-known that showers are necessary for staying clean, but they also have some powerful psychological benefits like decreasing anxiety and depression, relieving stress,...

Empathy vs. Sympathy

Though people sometimes use the terms interchangeably, there are key differences between “empathy” and “sympathy.” What is empathy? Empathy is the ability to recognize,...

Exercise Addiction

We all know the benefits of regular exercise: a longer life, a decrease in stress, an increase in self-esteem. However, sometimes exercise can become...

Food Mood Boost

Are you getting enough fruit and veggies, and what does it have to do with your mood? Nutritional psychology is a newer field of...

Self-Care vs. Self-Soothing

While self-soothing and self-care may sound like similar concepts, they’re quite different. At the basic level, self-care is a long-term way to manage stress...

Homeschooling & Mental Health

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many families opted for homeschooling instead of the traditional, in-person classroom. Homeschooling can have great results for some students while...

Greek Life & Mental Health

As college students return to campus, many will choose to rush Greek organizations or rejoin their fraternities and sororities. Though these communities offer socialization...

What Are Night Terrors?

Night terrors happen to a person when they’re asleep, often causing them to experience intense fear, scream, or even sleepwalk. While they are more...

Coping with Rejection

Being rejected hurts. Whether romantic, career-related, or personal, rejection is part of the human experience, but that doesn’t make it any less shocking or...

Understanding Germophobia

No one likes germs, but some people may experience extreme anxiety at the thought of touching a surface that could contain germs, bacteria, or...