Stress Less This Holiday Season

By Chinh Tran--The holiday season can easily become a stressful time for anyone, with all the dinner parties, shopping, family reunions, and New Year’s resolutions.

Breaking the Rules: Why I'm Not Obsessing Over the "Freshman Fifteen"

By Taylor Kirkham--As I arrived on my beautiful college campus three weeks ago, there was not a doubt in my mind that freshman year was going to be excellent.

Expert Q & A: "Help, I'm surrounded by bodysnarkers!"

Q: Bodysnarking is all around me—my friends make comments, I read stuff on Facebook & Twitter, even my mom says not-so-nice things about the way other people look. How do I put a stop to it?

Have a Happy, Healthy Holiday

Project HEAL founders Liana Rosenman and Kristina Saffran offer their personal tips on how to get through the holiday season if you're stressing about food and weight.

Thick Dumpling Skin: How to Respect What's On the Inside

Lisa Lee and Lynn Chen knew from experience that food and body image problems were big issues in Asian American communities, but no one seemed to be talking about them.

Okay, So What IS Media Literacy?

We drop the "media literacy" term a lot around these parts. But what exactly do we mean? Our pal Melissa Fabello breaks it down nicely. (P.S. check out her super cool shirt)

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