Psychology Today - Human Kind Column
Why Does a Crisis Make Us Want to Connect and Be Kinder?
Why Teaching Your Child Empathy Builds Their Social Skills
Why Do Some People Express Insincere Kindness?
Eye Rolls: When Your Story Doesn't Get a Kind Reaction
Having Empathy and Being an Empath: What's the Difference?
Can Self-Kindness Boost Your Healthy Eating Habits?
White Lies: Kind or Cruel?
Substance Abuse: Increasing Empathy, Reducing Stigma Matters
How to Cope When Your Kindness Is Mistaken for Rudeness
Why Is Kindness Sometimes Associated with Weakness?
U.S. News & World Report
Is There a Link Between ADHD and Aggression?
Can Social Media Help Improve ADHD Treatments?
How Having ADHD Can Impact Your Sex Life
ADHD Stimulants Might Help a Smoker With the Disorder Cut Back on Cigarettes
Yes, the ADHD Brain Can Be Trained to Improve
Are Children With ADHD Missing Nonverbal Cues From Teachers?
Is an Early ADHD Diagnosis Best, or Should Parents Wait to Seek Answers?
Are We Overmedicating Our Children With ADHD?
What New Drugs Are in the Pipeline to Treat ADHD?
How to Raise an ADHD Child When Parents Have Differing Views About Treatment
What Impact Can ADHD Have on a Child’s Grades and Chances for Success in College?
Can ADHD Increase the Odds a Young Person Will Smoke?
Is There a Connection Between ADHD and Dyslexia?
Could It Be Sleep Deprivation and Not ADHD?
Can Giving Kids Stimulants for ADHD Make Them Heavier Later in Life?
How to Talk to Your Young Child About His or Her ADHD Diagnosis
Tips to Ensure Your Young ADHD Child’s Success in School
Is There a Connection Between Gut Health and ADHD?
What to Do When Other Adults Suggest Your Child Has ADHD
Top ADHD Myths and How Adults Can Overcome Them
The Role Developmental Motor Skills Play in Your Child’s ADHD
How to Overcome Your Negative ADHD Self-Talk
Using Humor to Cope With Your ADHD Diagnosis
ADHD and Eating Disorders: What You Should Know
What Role Do Hormones Play in Women with ADHD?
What Alternative Treatments Are There for Adults With ADHD to Explore?
Should You Participate in an ADHD Clinical Trial?
Money Management Tips for Adults With ADHD
Is There a Link Between ADHD and Alcoholism?
Tips to Advocate for ADHD Awareness in Your Community
Should Your ADHD Adolescent Consider a Gap Year Before Attending College?
How to Raise an ADHD Child When a Family Conflict Strikes
Does Your Child Have ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder – or Both?
Can Sports Help Manage ADHD Symptoms?
What Are the Signs My Teen Might Be Misusing ADHD Medications?
The Link Between Sleep Deprivation and ADHD
How to Manage Play Dates and Other Social Outings When Your Child Has ADHD
Executive Functioning and ADHD: What Parents Should Know
What Methods Can Help Manage ADHD-Related Time Blindness?
What to Expect in Your Relationship When You Live with Someone Who Has ADHD
Can Reframing the Wording Surrounding ADHD Help Erase the Stigma?
Is a Chaotic Household Linked to Risk of Children Having ADHD?
How Do ADHD Symptoms Manifest Differently in Girls and Women vs. Boys and Men?
Can Exercise Be Used to Help an Adult With ADHD Control Symptoms?
What Diet Choices Can Help Kids With ADHD Calm Down?
Are Brains Different for Kids Who Have ADHD?
What’s the Link Between a Low-Income Status and a Kid’s Chance of Developing ADHD?
Good Habits of Successful People with ADHD
Can Technology Help Kids With ADHD Stay Focused?
Can ADHD Meds Actually Stunt Growth of Kids Who Take Them Long Term?
Why It’s Risky for College Kids to Take ADHD Meds to Help Them Study
Can Having ADHD as a Teen Mean Developing Bipolar Disorder as an Adult?
Should You Take ADHD Medications When You’re Pregnant?
What's Evidence of a Genetic Link to ADHD?
What Methods Can ADHD Kids Try to Cope With Their Disorder?
What Are the Pros and Cons of Having ADHD in the Workplace?
What Adults Who Don't Have ADHD Should Know About Adults Who Do
How Can I Tell if My Young Boy Is Too Hyper?
Is ADHD Being Oversold in America?
Is There a Difference Between ADD and ADHD?
What Role Does Immaturity Play in ADHD?
Could Food Choices Affect a Child's Risk of Having ADHD?
How Do I Know if I Have ADHD as an Adult?
Could My Child’s ADHD Symptoms Follow Him or Her Into Adulthood?
What Are the Primary Ways That ADHD Is Treated?
Can Technology Help Kids With ADHD Stay Focused?
I'm Worried My Child Has ADHD. What Can You Tell Me About the Disorder?
What Do We Know About the Causes of ADHD?
Lipstick & Politics
I Lost Weight For All the Wrong Reasons
"Alluringly Anorexic" T-Shirts Send Deadly Message to Women Struggling with Body Image
Shopping While Fat: Lessons In Life & Fashion From A Formerly Plus-Size Woman
Renee Zellweger: Plastic Surgery, & Loving my Aging Skin
Read personal essays and articles on weight loss, body image, nutrition, recipes, and more. A few samples...
My not-so-glamorous story of dieting after the diet was over, and how I got back on track (2014)
Neck Tape Nation & Loving the Body We Have (2017)
5 GIFs that Capture Common Thoughts You Have at the Gym (2016)
My Love-Hate Relationship with Fat Tuesday (2016)
6 Ways Grocery Shopping is Like Dating
10 Things to Never Say to Someone Who Lost Weight
My Almost-Appearance on the CBS Evening News (2012)
(Author's personal Facebook page includes albums that may show images related to these stories)
Commentaries about that funny thing called life. Dig in. Note: Formerly Jennifer Lilley.
COMMENTARIES ABOUT THAT FUNNY THING CALLED LIFE. DIG IN. (FORMERLY JENNIFER LILLEY. NOW JENNIFER LEA REYNOLDS)
Earwax: Coming To a Home Air Filtration System Near You?
My Spouse is 22 Years Older Than Me
How My Father's Death Inspired Me To Start a New Chapter in Life: A Children's Picture Book
Laughter During a Pandemic: Why People Sometimes Turn to Humor During a Crisis
The Clothes Line: When a Loved One Dies, It's OK Not to Keep Their Clothes
Life & Death Beyond the Gratitude Jar
My Love-Hate Relationship with Fat Tuesday
How Dreams of My Father Help Me Cope with His Death
Reader's Digest / The Healthy
13 Things to Never Say to a Step Parent
This One Thing Puts You at Extremely High Risk for PTSD
This is What Your Brain Looks Like with PTSD
12 Things You Should Never Lie About
10 Medical Tests and Procedures Doctors Never Waste Money on
The 15 Best-Ever Vitamin C Benefits for Your Health
The Post-Thanksgiving Day Eating Recovery Plan That's Almost Too Effortless Not to Try
If You Fear Friday the 13th, This Is What Science Says about You
10 Times Overly Positive Thinking Can Totally Backfire
8 Small Things You Can Do to Save Yourself Hours Every Week
Is Your Home a Death Trap? 11 Accidents Waiting to Happen (And How to Avoid Them)
10 "Weird" Things You Do Alone That Are More Normal Than You Think
10 Surprising Benefits of Talking to Yourself (Yes, It’s Good for You!)
8 Foods to Naturally Freshen Your Breath Almost Instantly
9 Weird Reasons You're Suddenly Swollen
7 Subtle Signs Sleep Deprivation is Jeopardizing Your Job
Sex After a Heart Attack: What Experts Want You to Know
Cold Feet and Hands? 7 Tips to Keep Them Warm This Winter
Is that Cut or Scrape Infected? 9 Clear Signs of Infection You Should Never Ignore
High Triglycerides? Ways to Lower Them
Tips to Help You Lose Weight in the Winter
7 Clear Signs Stress Is Hurting Your Relationship (and How to Fix Them)
10 Clear Signs You’re Having a Panic Attack
11 Rules for People With Sensitive Skin
8 Old Wives' Tales About Weather You Can Safely Ignore
8 Things Your Hiccups Are Trying to Say About Your Health
7 Things Successful People Do Before Bed
10 Life-Changing Tips to Conquer Your Fear of Flying
8 Myths About Marriage You Can Safely Ignore
7 Surprising Ways Weight Loss Can Change Your Personality
6 Proven Habits to Prevent Breast Cancer
6 Reasons You Keep Waking Up in the Middle of the Night
12 Facts About Kidney Stones
What's Really Happening When We See 'Stars' After Rubbing Our Eyes?
7 Science-Approved Tips for Walking Across Ice
The Huffington Post
Life & Death Beyond the Gratitude Jar
Neck Tape Nation & Loving the Body We Have
Didn’t Get Much Sleep? Your Risk of a Crash Increases, Recent Study Finds
The Kindness Couture: What It Is And Why We Need It Now
The Couple That Sleeps More, Smiles More? Yes, Says Recent Study
7 Career Success Lessons I've Learned in Life (Surprise: They're Not All What You Think)
Celebrating Father's Day Without My Father
Why I’m Not OK With Study Advocating Calorie Restriction Among Non-Obese People
Fruit Flies, Sleep and Translin: What's It All Mean to You?
Here a Hack, There a Hack, Everywhere a Hack-Hack
5 Sleep Myths Debunked By An Expert
Former Microsoft Employee Writes About Work-Life Balance, Including His 'Family First' Concept
5 Tips for Personal and Professional Success
Crazy Sleep Patterns Linked to a High BMI? It's Possible, Says Latest Study
10 Things to Never Say to a Writer
5 Health-Boosting Tips Pac-Man Gave the World
Why the Obsession With Getting By on Less Sleep Needs to End
Why Margarita Ice Luges Don't Belong in the Workplace
5 Telltale Signs You Work With a Bunch of Turkeys
Rudeness is Contagious - And it Might Be Messing with Your Work
Love and Life Lessons From an 80s Rock Band
Workplace Kindness: Why It's Not an Oxymoron, but a Necessity
F*ck You Very Much: Observations on the Rise of Rudeness
5 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Make the World a Nicer Place
Why I Quit a Madison Avenue Career and Never Looked Back
I Heard a Bird Sing: Reflections on the Day After 9/11
I'm a Shady Gal
Sequins in my Panties: Why Being in Love is Like Doing a Load of Laundry
I Don't Have Children, But the Magic of Santa is Also for Adults Like Me
The Story Of Why My Belly Is On My Hand
Dandelion Girl: How A Photo Of My Younger Self Makes Me A Happier Person
Can We Please Do Away With "Revenge" Bodies?
The Death Of My Father Is Helping Me Live A Better Life
7 Ways I've Become More Confident With Age (Playing With My Food Helped!)
10 Unhelpful Things People Said To Me When I Regained Lost Weight
8 Ways Aging Has Crept Up On Me That I'm Weirdly OK With
Stop Telling Me That I Must Be "One of Those" Types!