Summary: Need experts – Why being more social is good for your long-term health

  • Name: Erik Martin CTW Features
  • Category: General
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: CTW Features
  • Deadline: 4:00 PM EST – 29 June

Query: Hello. My name is Erik Martin, and I am a reporter with CTW Features. We will be publishing a nationally syndicated special section called “55+ Healthy Living” in autumn 2023 that will publish in newspapers and websites across the country about why being more social is good for your long-term health. This article will explain how and why being more social and active with friends, family, and companions can benefit your health if you are 55 or older, and tips for doing so. Questions;

  1. Why is it a good idea for those age 55 and older to be more social and active with friends, family, and companions? What are the physical, mental, and emotional health benefits of doing so?
  2. Do you have any data, statistics, or research you can cite, with links, that suggest the health benefits of being more social?
  3. What are the risks of being more isolated, alone, and less social to your health?
  4. Please suggest detailed tips and strategies for being more social if you are 55 and older. This is the heart of my story, so please devote extra attention to your answers here.
  5. What is important to keep in perspective and consider long-term regarding being more social and its benefits to your health?
  6. Any other thoughts, tips, or suggestions on this topic?

Requirements: I’m looking to interview physicians, health experts, health researchers, therapists, social workers, psychologists, and other experts. I can only accept full-sentence written responses (via email) that I can use as quotes. I also need your full name, title, company, city/state location, and email address.

Summary: A Sex Therapist Answers Questions No One Wants to Ask

  • Name: Emma Ginsberg The Everygirl
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: The Everygirl
  • Deadline: 6:00 PM EST – 29 June

Query: I’m currently working on a story titled “A Sex Therapist Answers Questions No One Wants to Ask,” and I am seeking a sex therapist to be the resident expert on this story. I will send the questions via email, so no in-person or phone interview is required. Some of these questions may be reader-submitted.

Requirements: I am specifically seeking a certified, licensed sex therapist. The Everygirl’s reader demographic is primarily female-identifying, so this source must be comfortable answering questions that apply primarily to non-male-identifying individuals.

Summary: Are soulmates real?

  • Name: Sarah Magdalena Huber Fraulila
  • Category: Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Media Outlet: Fraulila
  • Deadline: 7:00 PM EST – 29 June

Query: Hi everyone, I’m writing an article on soulmates and I would love your input. You are welcome to answer or comment on the following questions:

  1. What are soulmates?
  2. Why is the idea of soulmates controversial?
  3. Is there scientific proof that soulmates exist?
  4. How do I recognize my soulmate(s)?
  5. Why do I find some people more attractive than others?
  6. Do soulmates always have to be romantic partners? What about friends and family?
  7. How many soulmates do I have?

Requirements: Experts (psychologists, relationship therapists, etc.) to comment on soulmates. Please also include a link to your personal website or LinkedIn account. Many thanks in advance!

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