How To Tell If Your Relationship With Exercise Is Actually Toxic

When we talk about diet culture and oppressive, unattainable body standards, the conversation often centers around food. But really, diet culture reaches far beyond what we eat. Obsessing about achieving or maintaining a certain body type can also wreak havoc...

Introducing ‘Don’t Sweat It,’ A Guide On Improving Your Fitness Relationship

As I write this, my fiancé is currently out on a 3-mile run and I’m sitting here beating myself up for not working out with him.The thoughts that plague me include irrational stress over my health or fitness deteriorating; a...

What Not To Say To Someone Who Has Experienced Racial Trauma

The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery were inflection points. The pain of centuries of racial wounds has driven weeks of protests over police brutality. The Black community has been screaming “Black Lives Matter” for a long...

The Best Exercises to Activate Muscles, According to Physical Therapists

Even if work-from-home life has left you with more time on your hands, we all still want our workouts to be effective and efficient. Unfortunately, they might not be either if you don’t activate muscles correctly. “A muscle loses the...

12 Ways Black Therapists Personally Deal With Racial Trauma

The current protests against racism, discrimination and police brutality have ignited an array of emotions that require processing ― for many people, with a professional. Black therapists find themselves dealing with these issues twofold. Not only are they fielding discussions...

The Psychology Behind Why Some People Refuse To Wear Face Masks

Absent a vaccine or medication, the only solution we have to combat COVID-19 is to wear a mask. Even so, some people are resistant to the idea. Controversy over mask usage intensified as states began to reopen and ease up...

Here’s Proof We Need Better Mental Health Care For People Of Color

Nearly one in five American adults will deal with a mental health issue in a given year. While research and advocacy have come a long way when it comes to mental health, there’s still one area that is highly under-addressed:...

This Is What Racial Trauma Does To The Body And Brain

In mental health training and treatment, examining the impact of racism on brains and bodies is largely uncharted territory. And while, in recent years, clinicians who advocate for the study of race-based trauma have made strides in promoting this work,...

National Heat Safety Month

July is a time for sunshine, swimsuits and serious sweat sessions. It’s also a time to make sure we all stay cool, covered and safe. That’s why MISSION Instant Cooling Gear and their proathlete founders are dedicated to spreading the...

Confused About What’s Safe To Do Right Now?

Confused About What’s Safe To Do Right Now? Ask Us Your COVID-19 Questions. | HuffPost Life Part of HuffPost Wellness. ©2020 Verizon Media. All rights reserved. Huffington Post.Leave your coronavirus questions in the comments here any time before July 7,...
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