Love Your Body

Valentine’s Day: Love Your Body!

It’s February 1st, and Valentine’s Day is just two weeks away. This morning I received an e-mail that had a really awesome pdf attached, titled “20 Ways to Love Your Body” (compiled by Margo Maine, Ph.D. and distributed by the National Eating Disorders Association) that…

Ban Bullying

Ban Bullying

In the recent case of the South Hadley teen who allegedly was tormented by mean girls at her school, bullying had grave consequences. According to media reports, this 15 year old girl was the target of not one, but many girls who apparently made it…

Help Haiti Rise

Help Haiti Rise

The earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12th had a magnitude of 7.0, and took the lives of more than an estimated 100,000 people. Haiti’s telephone system collapsed and communication of any kind is limited. Many people still do not know the condition of their family…

Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Mondays’ are the hardest days; back to school, back to work, back to reality. Feeling a little low or sad after vacation is completely normal. Your body and mind were on a break, and now you’re expected to just jump back into the swing of…

Happy Holidays 2009!

Happy Holidays!

Dear YAP Blog readers, It’s going to be a bit quiet here at the CYWH during the next two weeks. Check back with us after the new year for some brand new entries! Happy Holidays, and thanks for reading! -The Staff of the Center for Young Women’s…

Snowman

It’s Beginning To Feel a Lot Like…?

So, is it just me, or does it not quite feel like the holiday season? Last week, I was talking to some of my friends and family about what the holidays mean to us. Many of us didn’t have a straight answer. Some people let stress around this…

Precious

Precious Self-Esteem

Last week, I went to see the movie “Precious” with two of my friends, primarily because one of my friends really wanted to see it after reading the book. My friends summary of the book sparked our interest, so we all decided to go see it…