Summary: Experts on boredom

  • Name: Kamrin Baker Good Good Good
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Good Good Good
  • Deadline: 11:00 AM EST – 15 June

Query: Looking for experts to briefly talk about boredom! A few prompts:

  1. Is there a way to “cure” boredom?
  2. What is the best thing or things to do to beat boredom?
  3. What makes us feel bored?

Requirements: Must be someone who works in psychology, ideally someone with experience in attention-related work or research (ie: ADHD, ADD, etc). Focus on adults experiencing boredom

Summary: 5 Red Flags Your Partner is Manipulating You, Therapists Say

  • Name: Kali Coleman Best Life Online
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Best Life Online
  • Deadline: 12:00 PM EST – 15 June

Query: I need help with the following questions;

  1. What are five different red flags that mean your partner is manipulating you?
  2. Why/how are each of these a sign that you’re in a manipulative relationship?
  3. What should you do if you notice these red flags from your partner?
  4. Are all of these an indication that your relationship is beyond repair or can you talk to your partner to work on things?
  5. Is there anything else you think people should know about this topic?

Requirements: Looking for therapists, psychologists, and relationship experts only!

Summary: How to deal with a Narcissist? Setting boundaries!

  • Name: Caitlin Pagán Verywell Health
  • Category: Biotech and Healthcare
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Verywell Health
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 15 June

Query: My questions are;

  1. What is key in differentiating narcissist personality disorder (NPD) vs. a selfish individual?
  2. What are common things someone with NPD may say to someone (phrases)?
  3. What are some helpful responses in situations where someone with NPD is crossing boundaries or harming you? e.g; playing the victim, gaslighting, and manipulation. Please write responses for: a family member, a friend and a coworker
  4. What can you do if they are not listening to what you have to say?

Requirements: Board-certified psychologists, clinical psychologists, therapists specializing in CBT, therapists

Summary: Looking to speak with mental health experts about silent anxiety attacks

  • Name: Sarah Fielding Charlie Health
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Charlie Health
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 15 June

Query: I am working on a story about the experience of silent anxiety attacks. I am looking to speak to a mental health expert about what they look like, what causes them, how they differ from panic attacks and related areas.

Summary: Why The Six-Second Kiss Is A Seriously Helpful Relationship Hack

  • Name: Jeremy Brown Fatherly
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Fatherly
  • Deadline: 9:00 PM EST – 15 June

Query: Recently, Tiktok has become wise to the six-second kiss relationship hack. It’s another Gottman suggestion to increase intimacy and connection by kissing for six seconds or longer every day. I’d like to hear from a therapist who can explain why the hack is such a simple but useful tool in a couple’s repertoire, weaving in some tiktoks that reference this to explain the notoriety. I’d also like the expert to share some other similar hacks to the six-second kiss that couples might also want to try.

Requirements: Therapists (couples, relationships, etc)

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