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Parenting an Angry Teen

Raising a teenager can be one of the most challenging experiences a parent will go through. And being a teenager isn’t easy either.

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Winter Blues Are Coming: Preparing for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Are you worried about this winter? You are not alone. Many people anticipate the already heavy feelings they have to grow as the colder weather sets in, the sun recedes and we spend more time indoors.

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Five Strategies to Calm Your Anxiety Quickly

When you live with an anxiety disorder, any moment can become one that creates a slow-rising panic within you. Life is normal one second and the next, you feel your chest tighten and your heart begin to race.

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Bullying and What Parents Can Do to Help

If your child is being bullied, it is a difficult and extremely painful experience. One of the biggest challenges is that even if you’d like to be, you can’t always be at your child’s side to protect them. And when our kids hurt, we hurt. We want our children to be happy and healthy, not doubting their self worth or questioning their safety.

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Does Social Media Make You Feel Down?

Have you been feeling a bit low lately, but you can’t quite put your finger on why? It may have something to do with your social media habits. According to a recent study, social media use can increase depression and loneliness.

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The Impact of Grief on Relationships

Experiencing the death of a loved one is one of the most painful things each person must face. The shock of your beloved friend or family member having passed away, along with the finality of their death is difficult to deal with.

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Are the Five Stages of Grief Real?

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance – these are the very well-known five stages of grief, as postulated by Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying. At the time of the book’s publication, very little instruction was given in medical school on the subject of death and dying, which was what motivated Kübler-Ross to share her findings in her work with terminally ill patients.

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How to Cope with Anxiety, Stress and the Pandemic

If you’re like most people, you are doing your best to stay calm during COVID-19 pandemic. But that can feel incredibly difficult at times. When not worrying about friends and loved one’s health, there’s also the conflicting information provided by the media and the economic ramifications of the virus that have people on edge.

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