Many of us have said something like this to ourselves or to someone else. We think therapy might be helpful, but for one reason or another, we are hesitant to give it a try.Read More
Our parents, or the people who raised us, mold our beliefs, teach us about rules to follow, show us how we should act and what roles we play. For example, at a young age we are nice to people or we have to deal with consequences such as time-out or a call home can follow. Parents play an important role in how their children will treat others. According to Kids in the House, "Knowing information early can help prevent so many of the self-esteem damaging experiences that LGBTQ and Trans individuals face.”Read More
According to an article by Planned Parenthood, " Many parents find it difficult to accept the sexual orientation or gender identity of their children". Parenting LGBT children is a learning process.Read More
According to an article by Woman's Day, "One of the most important components of healing is recognizing the powerful connection between your mind and body". The article states, "Studies show that stress and negative emotions can cause a physical reaction that can slow your body's ability to heal". Here are a few tips to help you foster self-healing:Read More
Parents are often feeling stressed out from managing busy schedules and raising kids. We learned via Psychology Today that there are several ways to decrease stress in parents. They reported that, "Numerous studies have shown that parents who report higher levels of parenting stress are more likely to be authoritarian, harsh, and negative in their interactions with their child (e.g., Deater-Deckard & Scarr, 1996). Furthermore, parenting stress decreases the quality of the parent-child relationship."
Here are 4 ways you can destress and create harmony as a family!Read More
According to NPR, research shows that depression and anxiety cost the world economy $1 trillion every year. What makes mental illness a global threat? Dr. Shekhar Saxena of the World Health Organization says, "Mental illnesses are common in every country - rich or poor - and they cause a lot of debt and a lot of disability. That's what makes it important".Read More