Young people, like adults, experience stress. It can come from a variety of sources including doing well in school, making and sustaining friendships, or managing perceived expectations from their parents, teachers or coaches. Some stress can be positive in that it provides the energy to tackle a big test, presentation or sports event. Too much stress, however, can create unnecessary hardship and challenge. Adults can sometimes be unaware when their children or teens are experiencing overwhelming feelings of stress.Read More
“Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and forgiving heart. One who looks for the best in other people. Leave people better than you found them”
— Marcus Aurelius
If you want to stop your child from being bullied — or better yet, prevent it in the first place — there is a very simple thing you can do: talk to your child.
We don’t so much mean talk to your child about standing up to bullies, or about letting a teacher know if they see or experience bullying, although both of those are important messages for your child to hear. We mean literally just talk to your child, so that you can better get to know him or her — and better get to know what their daily life is like.Read More
Some great advice in Russell Brand's new book on how to tackle addiction. A philosophical approach to life and how we are trying to cope with pain, to make ourselves feel better. We often go external and try to shift our emotions through using drugs, alcohol, sex, eating, shopping. There is another way. We work with...Read More
Before becoming parents, we all have a view of how we will raise our children, what we will do and won’t ever do in situations, and how we will shape their little lives, so they can be happy, healthy and can live a fulfilling life they desire. Then something happens...Read More
If you were going to invest in your future happiness, where would you put your time and energy? Is it money, fame or working harder? Is it love or what is it that keeps us happy and healthy?
Why do some people make it from the bottom to the top? And why do others go the opposite way?
Find out from this fascinating, Harvard Study.Read More