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How to Travel When You Have Anxiety —

Managing Mental Health On The Road via How to Travel When You Have Anxiety —

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Seeing Sound: Molecular Clues for Synesthesia Discovered — Neuroscience News Updates

Researchers have identified six genes that appear to modify sensory experiences and may alter brain connectivity in those with synesthesia. via Seeing Sound: Molecular Clues for Synesthesia Discovered — Neuroscience News Updates

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Addressing Concerns About #MeToo — Blind Injustice

I found this quick little guide to a few concerns the #MeToo movement may have brought up (to hug or not to hug, that is the question!) to be useful.  I wanted to note that I’ve been on both sides of the issue: having made unwanted moves on someone in a moment of confusion on […]

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Brain Has Separate ‘Fear Circuits’ for Dealing with Immediate and Distant Threats — Neuroscience News Updates

According to a new PNAS study, two areas of the brain are responsible for fear processing. via Brain Has Separate ‘Fear Circuits’ for Dealing with Immediate and Distant Threats — Neuroscience News Updates

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The Wellness Center: “The Community Outcry” — Morganic Culture

“Mental health is our nation’s dirty little secret, and if it is whispered in the nation at large, it is a silent scream in the African American community”-Julianne Malveaux via The Wellness Center: “The Community Outcry” — Morganic Culture

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What is a mental health ‘journey’? — How do you spell that?

A blog post recently popped up in my Facebook feed which caught my eye – in honour of National Eating Disorder week and helping to spread ‘awareness’ about the disease, my friend Aoibheann had written an open and honest post about her struggles with anorexia. It shocked me that she had been going through this […] […]

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‘Look, Zack, you did it’ – Bethesda Magazine – November-December 2014 – Bethesda, MD

Whitney Ellenby’s life took an unexpected turn when her son was diagnosed with autism. When conventional therapy didn’t work for him, she took things into her own hands—and found a cause that changed her life. Source: ‘Look, Zack, you did it’ – Bethesda Magazine – November-December 2014 – Bethesda, MD