The Connection Between Sexual Abuse and Weight Gain
**CW – This post discusses sexual abuse** I remember the exact moment I started hating my stomach. I was 16 and it was hot and humid. My mom was at work and I was alone with my stepfather. My sister and her friend were outside playing. His hands were on me again. He said, “I can’t help myself, your little…
This year, World Mental Health Day is focused on suicide awareness and prevention. Someone dies from suicide every 40 seconds and for every suicide there are 20 suicide attempts. Almost 800,000 people die yearly from suicide. It is a grave concern.
Let’s Talk About Men’s Depression
Men's depression isn't something we talk about enough, so I'm going to share something with you all. I'm an adult male and I have depression. I have probably always had depression but at first, I didn't realize it, and then I didn't want to admit it. Maybe this sounds familiar to you?
The Link Between Stress and Cognition
A study from Penn State shows that people thinking their day will be stressful in the morning negatively impacts their working memories. With a reduction in working memory, people may be more prone to make mistakes. This highlights an important relationship between stress and cognition.