Living with misophonia

Misophonia is finally, slowly, starting to have its day in the sun  — the Washington Post did a feature on it in December, for example, and there seems to be a flickering awareness of what it is. Sort of. With the exception of the people who have it, though, a lot of that awareness is rather dismissive. […]

Fat shaming works just fine

A study published last year in the journal Obesity found that fat shaming is not at all effective in terms of getting people to lose weight. In fact, the researchers found that some study subjects actually gained weight after experiencing perceived weight discrimination, and that the risk of becoming clinically obese increased for those who had been […]