Friday 5: Article Links

Friday Five: Mental Wellness

Friday Five: Elevate Counseling Links

Here is what we’ve been reading this week in mental health! This week:   Practicing mindfulness to reduce anxiety, What stops us from overcoming roadblocks, and perfectionism paralysis. I talk a lot about focusing on the present moment in order to reduce anxiety. Stress, doubt, and fear often come from an attachment to a specific outcome,…

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Friday Five: Kids and Teens

Elevate Counseling: Supporting Kids and Teens Mental Health In The Greater Phoenix Area

Here’s What We’ve Been Reading To Support Your Family’s Mental Health This Edition: The perils of pushing kids too hard, how Apple plans to help parents dial back phone use (no pun intended!), the parent/child mental health connection, and age-appropriate tips for screen use. As a therapist that specializes in gifted and high-achieving kids, this…

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Friday 5: Kids and Teens Edition

Elevate Counseling: Supporting Kids and Teens Mental Health In The Greater Phoenix Area

Here is what we’ve been reading this week in mental health! This week: the science behind kids’ risky behavior, promoting a “growth mindset” for reading, battling self-doubt, and what teens wish their parents knew about social media. The brain goes through significant changes during adolescence. Read this article about the science behind tweens’ risky behavior…

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Friday 5: Health and Wellness

Here are my go to spots this week for finding solid information about your mental and physical well-being! Many of us “moralize” food choices.  Marketers use words like “sinful” and “heavenly” in the context of food.  This article from The Washington Post explores how ‘guilt-free’ foods are a lie. (The Washington Post) Have you decided to…

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Friday Five: Mental Wellness

Friday Five: Elevate Counseling Links

Here is what we’ve been reading this week in mental health! ​This week:   The health benefits of creativity and play, how to spot a psychopath, and in honor of my 16 year anniversary this week, 3 secrets for lasting love! According to new research, being kinder to yourself  could make you healthier-not to mention enjoy life more…

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