Emma Leaning is MENTAL

But so are 1 in 4 of us. Shanghai, we need to talk about being MENTAL.
But so are 1 in 4 of us. Shanghai, we need to talk about being MENTAL.
The one you feed: Binge eating disorder and the fight for lightness - MENTAL in China
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The one you feed: Binge eating disorder and the fight for lightness

While you may know something about anorexia and bulimia, there's another eating disorder impacting more people than the two combined: binge eating disorder.
Rethinking addiction: Rat Park and the chemical hook myth - MENTAL in China
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Rethinking addiction: Rat Park and the chemical hook myth

Experiments formed the widespread belief that chemical hooks cause the body to become dependent on drugs, leading to addiction. But there's something wrong with this narrative. 
Naked in the arena: the only way to face your critics - MENTAL in China
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Naked in the arena: the only way to face your critics

The arena takes many forms. For me, it's writing. For you, it might be launching a business or starting a family. Front and centre at any battle are the critics.
Don't read this! Stepping out from the shadow of shame - MENTAL in China
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Don't read this! Stepping out from the shadow of shame

Shame is associated with addiction, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, suicide, and violence. You'll know shame if you've felt it; and unless you're a sociopath, you have.
Christmas shopping in Shanghai: Why a cow might be the most vital gift you give this year - MENTAL in China
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Christmas shopping in Shanghai: Why a cow might be the most vital gift you give this year

While chemical antidepressants give considerable relief to some, when the causes of depression go deeper than chemical imbalance, so too must the cure.
Calling the cavalry: COVID-19 and the mental health crisis - MENTAL in China
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Calling the cavalry: COVID-19 and the mental health crisis

The crisis we're facing has affected billions of people across every nation of the world. And we're not talking COVID-19.
Shanghai, we need to talk about being MENTAL - MENTAL in China
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Shanghai, we need to talk about being MENTAL

One in four suffer from a mental health condition. There are over 27,000,000 people in Shanghai; you do the math. If it's not you, it's likely to be someone you know.
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