Sunday, December 4, 2016

National Giving Day — Please Help Us Win Matching Grants on May 5th!

May 4, 2015 by  
Filed under Advocacy, Body Image, Featured, Self Esteem

YES! You can help Mental Fitness bring primary prevention programs to schools nationwide. Our national nonprofit qualifies to have donations matched from up to TWO pools of matching funds — MAY 5TH  ONLY! Be a part of the paradigm shift toward resiliency by donating today. Join the movement of resiliency and mental fitness in school aged […]

Interview with actress Julia Cho: I am forging my own path

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I am an actor, an American-born child of Korean immigrant parents, and a native of Los Angeles. I am also a founding member of Artists at Play, a theatre-producing collective based in L.A. that presents work by Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) artists.   Can you […]

Interview with Professional Dancer, Ingrid Graham: Happiness is a Direct Result of Our Actions

November 25, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image, Dance, Featured, Role Models

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I am a professional dancer, choreographer and teacher. I also sit on two nonprofit boards and help procure funding and publicity for the causes close to my heart. I love working with children and founded a mentoring program for young aspiring dancers in the community. Can […]

Interview with horror filmmaker, James Cullen Bressack: Appreciate the ones that like what you do, Ignore the ones that fight against it

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? My name is James Cullen Bressack and I am a Writer/Director/Producer. I have made quite a bit of horror films! Film has always been a passion of mine, so essentially this is the only thing I ever could see myself doing. Can you tell us a bit […]

Comic Book Writer, Pat Shand, Says Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I’m a writer primarily known for my work in the comic book industry. I currently write Robyn Hood, Grimm Fairy Tales, and Charmed: Season Ten monthly. I also work as a playwright, producer, screenwriter, and college professor. I hope to add novelist to that list soon, […]

Cityline host, Tracy Moore, talks about stress management techniques and being the change

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I host Cityline, the longest running lifestyle show in Canada.   Can you tell us a bit about any upcoming projects or events that you are working on? I am very excited to be working on TIFF as a live reporter as well as a brand […]

Why Actress and Model Katy Johnson Believes in Talking It Out

September 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Body Image, Featured, Role Models, Theatre

Please tell us about yourself and what you do? I am a 26 year old originally from Boone, Iowa. I’m currently living in France with my husband. I’m working on my personal training, nutrition degree and I’m modeling here and there, however work has been put on hold whilst being here, but I will be […]

Low-Fat Love 101: Art and Ego

Recently I was doing an interview about my new book, Fiction as Research Practice, and I was asked a question that made me pause. We were talking about the arts, writing and challenges publishing when the interviewer asked: what role do you think ego plays in the life of a writer? The question came on […]

Musical Inspiration

I am a writer. Plain and simple. It is more than my title, but less than my sum. Writing is my hobby, my passion, my job. It is what I do at work and what I do on my days off. I can’t say it absorbs every one of my waking thoughts, but it comes […]

ED 101 — A Film About Eating Disorders

This is our first post from Robyn Hussa, President of Normal in Schools (NIS). She started NIS driven to bring to our schools education about eating disorder through theater (or as Robyn would say “theatre” but I’m not so hip to the art scene). We all think we know everything about eating disorders, after all we are suffers, […]

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