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Talking about mental health matters, and the words we use can have a huge impact. In a study from Emory University, researchers found 50 psychological and psychiatric terms to avoid because they are shown to be shame-inducing and stigmatizing. But what exactly is stigmatizing about the language we use, and how can we respectfully discuss mental health?

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...

Managing New Job Anxiety

Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time or transitioning to a different company, starting a new job can cause a variety of...

Getting Ghosted

It can be frustrating, upsetting, and anger-inducing to be ghosted. While it usually happens in romantic partnerships, ghosting can occur in a variety of...

Stopping Child Abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. All adults play a role in building the safe, stable, nurturing homes and environments needed for the healthy development...