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When does a good attitude become toxic positivity?

“I would sometimes say ‘I just want a minute to myself,’” Goins, of Knoxville, Tennessee, said. “People would be like: ‘Oh, you’ll miss it when they’re older.’” And that made her so mad. It’s not that she disagreed. But in those moments, Goins wasn’t looking for a reality check. Instead, she wanted acknowledgement that the […]

3 Ways Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health

© Provided by When you work your body, you boost your mind in three essential ways. Cognition 3 Ways Exercise Benefits Your Mental Health Click to expand UP NEXT A new report from researchers at the University of Basel in Switzerland and the University of Tsukuba in Japan has found that coordinated and challenging […]

We’re All Socially Awkward Now

As the school year begins amid a pandemic, many are concerned about the negative impact that virtual or socially distanced learning may have on children’s developing social skills. But what about grown-ups? It seems adults deprived of consistent and varied peer contact can get just as clumsy at social interactions as inexperienced kids. Research on […]

Bullying In The Age Of Remote Learning

With most children across the country out of school full or part time due to the pandemic, parents should be able to rest easy, knowing that school bullies won’t be lurking in the hallway or at the lunch table. But sadly, that’s not the case. Even though youth aren’t physically at school, bullying can still […]

How to Cope When Everything Keeps Changing

How do you make plans when it’s impossible to make plans? The ground beneath our feet is constantly shifting. Planning for anything more than a week out can feel futile — almost silly — since no one knows what the next week, much less the next month, will bring. A surge in coronavirus cases in […]