Besides lightening the mood at home, playtime creates an atmosphere that everyone in the family is free to be who they are, and this inherently encourages confidence and self-love.
Many families bicker over trivial things, but when it escalates to constant fighting and finger-pointing, it often feels deeply personal, upsetting, and overwhelming. How do you maintain your sanity when things are bad enough that you don’t want to go home anymore?
Studies indicate that more women than men are engaged in people-pleasing. This results in adverse effects on our mental and physical health. So, how do we stop trying to please everyone and bring peace into our lives?
Many studies have found that people who practice gratitude tend to be happier and less depressed, but there is much more credit that can be given to the benefits of living a mindful life of gratitude.
Do you feel like you are still grieving your loss after more than the “appropriate” time? There is no acceptable timeline for grief. Be gentle with yourself.
The onset of hope in this pandemic, however, can unearth a sense of grief. You might be wondering, why am I feeling this now, and is it healthy to allow feelings of grief?
Coping is never easy, but it is easier when we forgive ourselves for mistakes, when we believe that we are living our life at ‘our best,’ and when we develop a mindset that we are always going to be in the process of learning and growing.
Younger children experience intense stress when they are the target of a parent’s anger. How do you help your child feel safe when their other parent is angry?
It is okay, and healthy, for children to understand that the world they live in has changed, but they need to feel safe. Here is how to help them with stress.
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