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When You Are Angry At Your Child

Posted Posted in Children and Adolescents, Latest News, Mental Health, Parenting, Relationships

Raising kids is hard.  All parents get angry at their child sometimes.  Here are some tips for feeling more in control when you feel angry at your child. Stop and Take a Break Hit the pause button before you act in angry ways.  It is important to stop before you can think about and take […]

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Your Phone Doesn’t Love You Back: Healthier and More Mindful Relationships with Technology

Posted Posted in Electronics, Friendships, Relationships

I love the internet. I have a serious Buzzfeed problem (I’m Mollie, and I’ve taken a quiz about which Disney princess I would be based on my preference for snack foods). I cruise Twitter, I scroll the news, and I get sucked into my screens just like everybody else. But it isn’t… great. I don’t […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Watching What Comes Out of Your Mouth, Not What Goes In It

Posted Posted in Friendships, Relationships

New Year’s resolutions are common this time of year.  We gain renewed motivation for a lot of things, but commonly this falls into the realm of appearance/health: We want to lose weight, exercise more, eat healthier, eat less, cook more, take the stairs, up our step goal, etc. While it is certainly not a negative […]

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How to help your loved one with trauma

How To Help Your Loved One Cope with Trauma

Posted Posted in Latest News, Relationships, Trauma

Traumatic events and experiences can elicit a wide range of reactions.  In order to help your loved one cope with trauma, it helps to know some of the symptoms that people experience.  Here are a few: Crying, panicking, or intense fearfulness when reminded of the trauma Withdrawal or pulling away from others Having difficulty sleeping, […]

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Social Rejection: What to Do When Someone Does Not Like You

Posted Posted in Latest News, Relationships, Self-care

It can be hard when you find out that someone does not like you.  These situations are very common and happen to all people.  Learning how to cope with social rejection is a big step towards a more meaningful life. When I was 10-years-old, I remember being the one girl in my class not invited […]

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Burnout Can Be Real and Requires Care

Posted Posted in Coping, Medical, Self-care, Sleep

Burnout is a common experience, particularly among high-achieving people.  It can occur in tweens, teens, and adults.  Often, burnout can occur as a result of employment roles, but also other care-giving roles, such as those of parents and helpers. What is burnout? Burnout is defined as a state of chronic, enduring stress.  It is characterized […]

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