Take a look at this article that discusses raising confident and successful kids. More one on one time, clear expectations, encouragement and focusing on what you can control are helpful points to consider… http://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/04/why-psychologists-say-positive-parenting-is-the-best-style-for-raising-confident-successful-kids.html
Anxiety is the reaction to situations perceived as stressful or dangerous. Anxiety disorders are manageable and curable with the right treatment and therapy. I thought this was a helpful article on the differing types of anxiety and helpful treatments. — Read on http://www.anxiety.org/what-is-anxiety
Therapist Clay Cockrell writes “Too many of my clients want to indulge their children so “they never have to suffer what I had to suffer” while growing up. But the result is that they prevent their children from experiencing the very things that made them successful: sacrifice, hard work, overcoming failure and developing resilience. AnContinue reading “Money does not solve all problems”
Tonight, there was a breaking news event out of Wisconsin where a speeding SUV crashed into innocent bystanders, injuring countless people and killing several others. Stories like this are hard to process for parents. I cannot imagine the pain and grief of having to talk to a loved one after the loss of life soContinue reading “How To Talk To Kids About Tragedies In The Media”
I try to post articles about actual client concerns. This is a common one. Replace the nail-biting habit with a good habit. When you feel like biting your nails, try playing with a stress ball or silly putty instead. This will help keep your hands busy and away from your mouth. — Read on http://www.aad.org/public/everyday-care/nail-care-secrets/basics/stop-biting-nails
Take a look at this article that gives some helpful ideas on problem solving for our teens who get stuck with rigid thinking.
Here is a helpful post on managing distress for those who suffer from strong anxiety. When Relaxation Is Distressing – Justin K. Hughes, MA, LPC — Read on http://www.justinkhughes.com/jog/when-relaxation-is-distressing/