More teens than ever (especially girls) are experiencing symptoms of anxiety. As a society our goal should not be to get rid of a child’s anxiety or the experiences that create fear; instead we should be teaching them how to tolerate ALL of their feelings and to be more resilient. It is possible to understand how fear operates in the physical, emotional and spiritual realms and what actions can help strengthen our inner calm and help children to thrive.Read More
Teenagers are suffering. They are killing themselves because somehow they believe that things won't get better and that the only way to end their pain is to end their lives. This is unacceptable and the adults in their lives need to let them know that. This blog is intended to be a letter that you can copy and share with a teen who you love. Give them another option.Read More
The reality is that most of us have behaved like a jerk at one time or another. We might have been rude to a telemarketer or short tempered with our spouse. Maybe we had a long day and lost it at the check-out person. I am sure you can come up with a list more inclusive than this one, but you get what I mean.
None of us are perfect. At one time or another we have all made mistakes. We have all been assholes. Our kids are no exception. Read on for some tips on how to facilitate growth if you notice some concerning behaviors in your child.Read More