Summer is a great time to think about self-care. With long sunny days and warmer weather, there are more opportunities than ever to switch up your routine and enjoy what the season has to offer. Use our self-care checklist to get some ideas for taking care of yourself this summer. We hope these suggestions will help you get moving, get outside and enjoy the sunshine! Try these 15 ideas for summer wellness: Ditch the couch and relax outdoors. Grab a blanket or lawn chair and s
Teen drug use is a concern for many. Teens are often inclined to take risks, and by 12th grade, nearly 50% of adolescents will have used an illicit drug. Check out this infographic to understand some of the risks & statistics of teen drug use.
Brian Cain, MPM is the creator of The Mental Performance Mastery (MPM) Coaching Certification Course, a #1 International Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Coach and Consultant. Brian is widely regarded as the foremost authority on Mental Performance Mastery. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, executives and organizations as well as coaches, athletes, and teams at the Olympic level, in the National Football League (NFL), National Hockey League (NHL), Ultimate Fighting Cha
Transgender activist and TED Resident Samy Nour Younes shares the remarkable, centuries-old history of the trans community, filled with courageous stories, inspiring triumphs -- and a fight for civil rights that's been raging for a long time. "Imagine how the conversation would shift if we acknowledge just how long trans people have been demanding equality," he says.
The Real Juneteenth: A time to reflect on the impact of trauma on the mental health status of the African American community Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when former slaves in Texas learned of the Emancipation Proclamation, meaning they were free. Please note the date: June 19, 1865, more than two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, six months after Congress passed the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery and two months after Lee surrendere
This June has restored the spirit of protest to Pride celebrations. Here are shows to help you understand the moment. This year, Pride has been forced back to its roots. Instead of celebrities waving from floats sponsored by TD Bank and Absolut Vodka, pandemic-masked protesters are marching in the streets demanding justice for black lives. Rainbow flags have been replaced with signs with the names of those killed by the police, like Tony McDade, a black trans man in Tallahass
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is celebrated annually in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots, and works to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) Americans. In June of 1969, patrons and supporters of the Stonewall Inn in New York City staged an uprising to resist the police harassment and persecution to which LGBT Americans were commonly subjected. This uprising mar
Systemic racism affects every area of life in the US. From incarceration rates to predatory loans, and trying to solve these problems requires changes in major parts of our system. Here's a closer look at what systemic racism is, and how we can solve it.
1 in 4 people will experience depression at some stage in their life, we explore the ways in which culture has influenced the way Muslims and those from minority backgrounds view mental health issues through real case studies, following the stories of Rasha and Neilyn as they talk about their struggles with depression. We also look to the Quran for ways to combat the stigma surrounding emotional well-being with the help of a panel of experts.
Author of "Just Mercy," Bryan Stevenson here with an engaging and personal talk -- with cameo appearances from his grandmother and Rosa Parks -- human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America's justice system, starting with a massive imbalance along racial lines: a third of the country's black male population has been incarcerated at some point in their lives. These issues, which are wrapped up in America's unexamined history, are rarely talked abo