Summary: How to shut down a gossiping friend

  • Name: Erica Lamberg Redbook (Part of Hearst)
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Redbook (Part of Hearst)
  • Deadline: 12:00 PM EST – 9 February

Query: I am looking for credentialed psychotherapists, psychologists or other experts to share ways that that you can shut down the gossiping of a friend who is annoying and toxic. In your reply, please list the tip along with our readers can implement your advice. For example, surround yourself with a genuine circle or friends, be frank and tell the friend you don’t want to hear it, or in severe cases cease contact. I will need your name, title, business, and the US city you’re based in. Please also provide a link to your LinkedIn bio or company website.

Summary: Seeking psychologists to speak on random acts of kindness

  • Name: Jennifer Ortiz
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet:
  • Deadline: 5:00 PM EST – 9 February

Query: In light of National Kindness Day on Feb. 17, AARP is seeking to speak to folks who specialize in positive psychology and can talk about how kindness can be good for you. Most importantly, seeking such an expert who can give examples of creative ways to be kind. Keep in mind that our audience consists of folks 50+, some who may be on a budget in retirement, some who may have limited abilities, and some who have a bunch of youthful energy and free time on their hands!

Requirements: Must be a psychologist or expert in positive psychology. If you have expertise in kindness and can talk about it extensively, reach out!

Summary: What to Know About Sensory Deprivation for Mental Health

  • Name: Wendy Wisner Verywell Mind
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Verywell Mind
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 9 February

Query: I’m looking for licensed therapists or other credentialed experts to answer questions about sensory deprivation tanks and how these can be helpful for mental health. Questions:

  1. What are the mental health benefits of sensory deprivation therapy/tanks/floats? Can you share any stories from clients who have found this helpful?
  2. How does sensory deprivation generally work? Who is a good candidate for this?
  3. Are there any risks to sensory deprivation? Any negative side effects?
  4. Can you share any tips or recommendations for making the experience more effective?

Requirements: Licensed therapists or other credentialed experts

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