It’s like an uninvited guest at the adolescent party. So, what’s behind its appearance? Well, it’s a complex interplay of factors: a blend of genetic predispositions, environmental influences, and the intricacies of modern life.
As we approach a new school year, mental health impacts on the learning environment and fostering emotional resilience and character education in secondary schools takes center stage. In a world marked by challenges, it is our responsibility as educators, mental health professionals, and researchers to ensure that our students are equipped with the tools they[…]
Finding inner peace and mental strength can be challenging. Luckily, there’s a timeless and accessible source of support that can greatly enhance our mental well-being: spirituality.
Anxiety Treatment – What people do wrong, the scary way, and the effective way.
The Irony You want help overcoming anxiety and depression, but even the thought of actually getting help onsets anxiety and depression. We hear this all the time, and it’s so fun to see the growth and success of families once they realize these 3 things. 1. GROUP COUNSELING FOR ANXIETY Almost everyone experiences a little[…]
5 ways to turn the Coronavirus Quarantine into Building Health Connections and Quality Time “Mom, I’m bored,” our 11-year-old daughter declared after having stayed inside most of a rainy spring break, and now having run out of things to do. Luckily a bit of inspiration came as I blurted out my next “punny” dad-joke, “Then[…]
What does a Hijacker do? Basically a hijacker is someone that takes over a vehicle and changes the course of direction to fulfill their own objectives, often at the expense of the passengers on board. You may not realize it, but you’ve most likely experienced this before, maybe not physically, but emotionally. It can be[…]
“Always” Always is a powerful word. Few things in this life are “always.” Many things are “often”, or “almost always,” but truly for something to be “always”, it must be an eternal truth or principle. “Remember” Remember is another incredibly powerful word. It’s the basis for the entire discipline of historical studies. Remembering is the[…]
DAD! Can You Come Help Me? Screams my daughter as she is working on some 8th grade math homework. She is staring hopelessly at the computer screen that displays a typical algebra X-Y axis graph with a triangle drawn on it. I ask her what can I do to help. She looks at me with[…]
Last week my family went on a trip to Lake Powell. One of the interesting parts of going to Powell is that there is no cell phone coverage up the lake. You have to totally disconnect from the digital world and just spend a week focusing on face to face relationships and exploring fun in[…]