COVID and Children’s Mental Health

COVID has brought to our doorsteps much unexpected change, anxiety and stress. The current atmosphere is challenging for adults, but is also trying for children in different ways. Thinking about how to begin a conversation with a child about the current climate can be daunting. Know that there are strategies and resources available to help. […] Read More

Talking to Children About Racism

It’s important to have this discussion with kids because this historically taboo topic is not going away. Children are very vigilant and will directly observe how parents address the topic of race and racism in their own lives – or how they don’t. Instead of thinking of this discussion as terrifying, think of it as an opportunity to help your child become a more understanding, empathetic, and caring human being. Read More

Mental Health Podcasts

Podcasts have become increasingly popular and diverse in the last few years, so it makes sense that there is now a variety on offer about mental health. If you’re already listening to podcasts regularly, try searching both broad and specific terms to find the one that’s right for you. You’ll be able to find almost […] Read More

Body Positivity Movement, Part II

In a way, body positivity is the new “self help book.” Self help books were once used to guide those who felt lost in themselves. And while they’re still easy to find in libraries and book stores, body positivity is emerging as a mainstream movement to help people connect more strongly and positively with their […] Read More

Bringing More Kindness In To Work

This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week, and there’s one place that kindness is often overlooked: the office. While we are at work, we are often more concerned with productivity than satisfaction, and professionalism that often translates to a decrease in personalization. According to an article in the Harvard Business Review, happiness can increase […] Read More

Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) bring happiness to strangers when they least expect it. The goal of such acts are “To make our world a kinder place one act at a time.” The RAK movement was started in 1982, by a woman named Anne Herbert. She wrote the phrase “practice random kindness and senseless acts of […] Read More

What Is Love? The Psychology of Love and Crushes

In 1992, a pair of anthropologists set out to survey 166 of the world’s societies about their particular experience with romantic love. They found that 147 expressed very similar feelings of associated with love (the remaining 19 were not counted because of discrepancies in the questioning, not because there was any negative feedback). Love is […] Read More

Overcoming Fears

What is your greatest fear? Is it making a speech in front of a large audience? Is it appearing incompetent? Is it a phobia of heights or spiders? Let’s face it, everyone experiences fear. Fortunately, there are effective ways to overcome fears. Are you curious? Keep reading! Biological Basis of Fear In order to most […] Read More

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