The Top 10 Workout Songs For December 2017

Even if you don’t know Venn diagrams by name, you probably know what one looks like. (They included two circles, side-by-side, overlapping slightly.) With regard to workout music, you might imagine one circle includes current Top 40 hits and another includes recent singles above 120 beats per minute (BPM). The overlapping area between these two […]

Aromatherapy Is A Perennial Wellness Trend — But Buyer Beware

Step into any health food or beauty store and you’re likely to see displays stuffed with products advertising their beneficial aromatherapy nature, from sprays promising to soothe you to sleep to lotions that will leave you feeling energized. Aromatherapy products often tout an extensive list of healing qualities, making them a popular purchase among consumers. […]

How To Report Sexual Harassment At A Previous Job

It seems as if high-profile claims of workplace sexual harassment are cropping up daily. From Hollywood to Washington, D.C., to newsroomsacross the nation, harassers ― all male, in these cases ― have been fired or publicly shamed for a range of sexual misconduct, with some instances having occurred decades ago. While sexual harassment can include […]

Companies Love Misery?

An article just published in the New England Journal of Medicine predicts the future prevalence of obesity among adults in the United States based on the current prevalence of childhood obesity, and simulation models incorporating prevailing patterns of weight change over time. The news is far from good. As stated succinctly by Reuters among the […]

‘This Is Us’ Breaks Down The Stigma Of Miscarriage

By Christiane Manzella, PhD Last night, like many “This is Us” fans, we at the Seleni Institute were anticipating a heart-wrenching episode focusing on miscarriage and loss. As clinicians, we know that this episode may have been especially hard for those individuals, couples, and families who have suffered a loss and we were pleased to […]