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Why I Don’t Believe In Cheat Days

Last Spring, the UK Fashion Retailer New Look was blasted for promoting dieting messages to some of its youngest shoppers. The shop offered a set of pajamas with a pizza slice pattern and the words “cheat day” emblazoned across the chest. This culturally driven, heavily loaded piece of clothing was found in the children’s section, […]

Why The Blame So Often Falls Upon The Victim

Originally posted on The Huffington PostI recently came across an article called Why Society Blames Victims, According To Science. A fascinating and worthy topic, this article explores the depths and complexities of why people place blame and fault upon victims. A victim is commonly understood to be a person who has been attacked, injured, hurt, […]

Kantor & Kantor Celebrates the Passing of Important Mental Health Care Reform Legislation

On July 6, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives took a huge step forward to improve the lives of Americans living with mental illness.The House passed H.R.2646, the “Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act,” sponsored by Reps. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.) and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) with votes tallying an overwhelming 422 to 2.Although originally […]

Hello, My Name Is Depression

Orignally written for the Huffington PostThe National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has devoted the month of May as a time to promote awareness and education around mental health. Each year, the goal is to fight stigma, create stronger support systems, and advocate for equal mental health care.Every year, we need this month of commitment […]

Weight Watchers, Why Do We Need You?

A recent article (featured in Jezebel) brings light to a fresh and trendy shift in marketing for the long-time dieting corporation of Weight Watchers. Most of us recognize Weight Watchers as one long string of attempts to convince women that they will be happier, more successful, and well liked when they become a thinner version […]