9 quick tips to improve your mental health – The Washington Post

This short article gives concise helpful suggestions for improving your mood. I appreciate how some of the suggestions are even supported by studies. I particularly the section on ‘Aim for meaning, not pleasure.’ Achieving better mental health sometimes requires professional help. People may need a therapist or even medication...

How to help kids who are drowning in extracurriculars | Deseret News

ACA member Dee Ray spoke with the Deseret News about the consequences of over-scheduling kids. “Older kids, who can handle more activities and structure, still need downtime. Without free time and with too much pressure, they start looking like little stressed adults.” Parents and kids sometimes struggle to find the sweet...

Does the ‘Body Positive’ Movement Promote Health?

The body-positive movement is teaching people to embrace their body types without hesitation. ACA member Dr. Chris Leeth spoke with Healthline about the value of this movement: “Body positivity is not saying it’s an excuse to be fat or unhealthy, but it’s a way of saying we don’t need to put...