Reading Time: 4 minutes There’s a big difference between thriving vs. coping. The word “thrive” is defined as “flourishing” or “growing well and vigorously.” The word “coping,” however, means simply managing to get by.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The pandemic has been emotionally devastating for us adults, but its impact on teenagers is arguably far greater. JUST A FEW weeks ago, the conversation in my household revolved around […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute With families home during this period, it is an opportunity to tune into your children’s well-being, supporting teens through any issues they have.
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Reading Time: 6 minutes Epigenetics is a new and groundbreaking concept in the field of psychology and mental health. Research is revealing that our genes can actually turn on or turn off in response […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes The 9/11 Commission opened their report with the “insistently premonitory and yet still dumbstruck” words: “[The day] dawned temperate and nearly cloudless in the eastern United States,” as Joan Didion writes in her […]
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Reading Time: 5 minutes When a national tragedy occurs, there is always a risk of secondary PTSD in the most unexpected places. Just days before the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The world rejoiced Tuesday at the news that 12 Thai boys who were trapped in Tham Luang Cave had been brought to safety by a courageous team of divers and volunteers. In a […]