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By making a physical representation of my anxiety, I can look at it, name it, and eventually deal with it. I can label my fear and make it feel manageable.
Your own knowledge and self-care can be the best way to help kids through times of uncertainty.
Kristina Saffran was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at 10, and relapsing at 13. Here she talks about her journey.”Full recovery is possible”
Present processing helps kids work with the emotions they’re feeling right now, creating strategies to use when they need them later.
You can shrug off small uncertain things. But what about health, finances and the future?
By helping a child define and manage the anxiety associated with trauma, you can start laying the bricks of a path that leads to growth.
While older adults bear the brunt of the pandemic’s health effects, young people are shouldering the bulk of COVID’s mental and emotional health burden.
Young people are experiencing a mental health crisis. Addressing the problem starts with self-awareness.
As kids become teenagers, many who seemed trapped by their self-awareness end up being propelled by it.
There are so many proven benefits to practicing gratitude and my question is this: Why do many people only do this once a year?
An engaging guide packed with activities including journaling, art, guided meditation and more to help young people ages 11-17 work through tough times on their way to self-discovery.
Changes in family dynamics can improve family members’ feelings and increase your child’s ability to live his life fully before and after pain resolves.
Once you step aboard the holiday bus, there’s no getting off ’till the ball drops.
Somehow this past year I have felt overwhelmed by just the thought of putting into words what’s going on in my life. It just feels like there’s too much to tell and I just don’t know where to start anymore.
A quick primer with useful links exploring the benefits of helping kids with learning disabilities get involved with music, art, dance and theater.
Research reaffirms many young people feel stuck in the “now” of challenges including depression, anxiety, gender identity and loneliness.
Our free mobile self-help app, Shadow’s Edge, has now received over 31,000 journal entries from young adults seeking to build resilience. Here’s what they show.
We focus so much on training the ability to regulate emotions that we fail to counterbalance this skill with the ability to express emotions.
I have found a contentedness and confidence in myself through the process and writing creatively puts a smile on my face every day.
When you identify silence as uncomfortable, allow yourself to understand why.
Why does it feel like searching for mental health care is bad for your mental health?
Making the conscious choice to focus your energy and attention on positive ways of thinking can eventually lead to more positive ways of being in your body.
You own your Worry, and absolutely can kick it out of your world. Here’s how.
How to dig below “fine” to engage your kids in “how was school?” conversations that matter.
Nancy Sharp believes that every life is unique and worthy of further exploration and sharing. It is this belief that leads her to the practice and instruction of Guided Autobiography.
By paying attention to the mental health of our young people as they experience stressful situations, we can help them do their best in the moment and find longevity in whatever activities they choose.
Would you believe that at 40 years old, even with the personal work I’ve done on myself, I still feel guilty at times for what my 4-year old self did or didn’t do?
It’s been 3 months since my injury, 11 weeks since surgery, 5 weeks since ending IV antibiotics…and I just want to be miserable.
We think of summer vacation as a joyous time for kids, but it’s also a gaping void swirling with uncertainty.