However, in a speed round of photo-word pairings, those same docs were quicker to pair pictures of black people with words such as unpleasant and resistant, versus willing and cooperative.
As a mental health therapist and individual who has learned how to accept and appreciate my own body, the following are my tips for working towards body peace.
The first time I ever sang in public was two years ago in one of Greece's most prestigious Theatre-arts audition rooms in front of some of the most ce...
In 2010, New York City's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) quietly cut the most important and effective tool we have to end the AIDS epidemic --namely, HIV testing.
Success is something that's wanted, pursued, and sometimes needed for someone to feel accomplished, good about themselves, and in some cases important. If success is the objective, then the measurement must be tangible --- or does it?
This is a complicated story, but an important one. It's a story of determination, of progress and of creativity. It's part of the rich history of the larger social justice movement for LGBTQ communities in our country -- one that has not been at the forefront of the conversation.
While intentions are in the right place, the sort of "all in" attitude isn't sustainable and often leads to burnout, then quitting altogether. Here is a two-step approach that will help you avoid fitness burnout and will refresh your motivation to stay on track for better long-term results.
Sometimes, no amount of research can prepare you for an interview. Such was my recent experience in interviewing Saint Fleur Junior Charles, a 32-year-old man brimming with courage, strength, and -- more recently, he says -- faith.
Once you move into midlife, which is between 40-ish and 60-ish, it's more important than ever to have and actively pursue meaningful goals. Why? Because this is often the time that many people begin to lose hope or even give up on the idea of a purposeful and rewarding life.
National Senior Citizens Day has been celebrated in America since 1988, but often flies under the radar. The day was created by President Reagan when he put forth a presidential proclamation recognizing August 21st as a day to honor the contributions of older Americans to their communities.
Often people don't know they have a vision issue because they only know what they see. The vision they have is normal to them, and they can only assume that everyone sees the same way they do. An accurate prescription for corrective lenses can open the world for someone who didn't know what they weren't seeing.
This kind of honesty goes a long way in teaching us about aligning with our own inner truth. When we step out of what is true for us, we pay a price. If we try to be someone else or something else, or if we try to be somewhere we are not, it's like trying to swim against the current.
An estimated 4.3 million people die every year (491 per hour) from diseases following household air pollution. This exceeds the number of people who die from AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis -- combined. A Bhutanese and Danish-based group hopes to solve this problem by using existing technology to provide a combination of fuel cookies and smokeless stoves.
The first and often only step you need to find the success, happiness, health and fulfillment (in any area of life) that you seek begins with first loving yourself.
History has shown that over-aggressive, one-off campaigns, like the March of Dimes, like the Ice Bucket Challenge, can work, and in at least one instance, can help achieve cures.
The great public health imbroglio disclosed over recent weeks, in which widely, highly-regarded scientists were found to be running on Coca-Cola fundi...