Friday 5: Kids & Teens

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your/your child’s mental health: Are you or your child feeling stressed? The Khan Academy has created a playlist of meditation videos for students. Learn how to add a couple of minutes of mindfulness to your day. (Khan Academy) Students are coming to schools bearing tremendous amounts of grief,…

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How To Get Your Kids Onboard To Healthier Eating

Getting Your Kids Onboard For Healthier Eating

Have mealtimes in your home become a battle of the wills? Do your kids turn up their noses at the nutritious meal you just prepared? Kids and teens are notorious for being vocal about their picky or inflexible eating preferences. Eating well doesn’t have to be hard or boring, or mean that you and your…

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5 Grounding Tips To Find Your MECCA

Finding Balance Through MECCA Grounding Techiques

“Our Life Is Shaped By Our Mind, For We Become What We Think.” -Buddha This year has challenged each of us to find new ways to cope with unimaginable change and overwhelming uncertainty. We have had to make daily adjustments to the ways we live, learn, and work in order to get by. These unexpected…

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Are You Motivating Or Micromanaging Your Kids?

Motivating Your Kids

The end of December is a time of the year when I typically do a “year in review.” I consider my successes as well as areas in which I may need more motivation or to recalibrate. Like many parents, this review includes goals not only for myself but for my family as a whole. Some…

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Friday 5: Health & Wellness

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your mental health & emotional wellness: Google data shows that search interest in gardening this year is up threefold relative to similar time periods in prior years. This could be a good thing for our mental well-being, as a recent study found that gardening may boost mood as…

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