Summary: Looking for RDs and therapists to comment on body checking behaviours

  • Name: Sarah Glinski Well+Good
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Well+Good
  • Deadline: 8:00 AM MST – 19 January

Query: I’m writing an article about the relationship between body checking behaviours, body image, and diet culture. I’d love to get some input from RDs or licensed therapists with experience with disordered eating/eating disorders on the following questions:

  1. What is body checking?
  2. How can a person tell when body checking is becoming problematic?
  3. What are some consequences of body checking?
  4. What are some tips for reducing body checking behaviours?

Requirements: Registered Dietitian or Licensed Therapist

Summary: Comment needed to discuss study on ADHD and mental health

  • Name: Erika Watts Medical News Today
  • Category: Biotech and Healthcare
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Medical News Today
  • Deadline: 3:00 PM EST – 19 January

Query: I need a mental or behavioral health expert to comment on a study that analyzed the link between ADHD and mental health. Explain what causes the link or what mechanisms contribute to that. Also, any other comments about the paper or thoughts on ADHD, anything the public should know about, etc.

Study link:

Requirements: Background in behavioral or mental health, experience treating ADHD

Summary: Looking for relationship/dating experts to share best at-home date ideas

  • Name: Perri O. Blumberg
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet:
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 19 January

Query: If you’re a relationship or dating expert (marriage therapist, pro matchmaker, etc.) please share the following with numbers:

  1. Your name, title, link to website for citation.
  2. Please share an intro quote about how you don’t need to go out to have a great date experience with your partner or a new love interest, and especially during this pandemic era, we’ve all learned to get more creative at home.
  3. Please share one at-home date idea giving a one-sentence description for the date and then below it, explaining what you should do on this at-home date idea in a few sentences and why it’s good for bonding.
  4. Please do the same for a second at-home date idea.
  5. Please do the same for a third at-home date idea.
  6. Please do the same for a fourth at-home date idea.
  7. Please do the same for a fifth at-home date idea.
  8. Optional: Please do the same for a sixth at-home date idea.
  9. Optional: Please do the same for a seventh at-home date idea.

Requirements: Please format with numbers as requested. Answers may be tweaked slightly for grammar/clarity/flow. I don’t have bandwidth to send all article links when they go live, though I try my best. I also do my best to Tweet my articles as they go up, so you can always follow me here: Please note if I like your pitch but it’s not a fit for this story, I may hold and use for other articles/outlets where it is a better fit.


Summary: How Divorce Changes a Man

  • Name: Jessa Claire UpJourney
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: UpJourney
  • Deadline: 10:00 PM EST – 19 January

Query: All great answers will be used, so please take the time to craft an in-depth and unique response. If possible, please add one or more headings to your submission. Overly self-promotional answers will be ignored. Please also include in your reply your full name, credentials and/or very short bio, square profile picture(don’t attach it, use a link), and website URL. Thank you.

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