Friday 5: Kid and Teen Edition

Here is what I’ve been reading this week in mental health!

An interesting study on how the perception of stress and anxiety can alter it’s affect on the body. In people who don’t see stress as a health threat, stress does not appear to increase mortality. (Mark’s Daily Apple)

Check out this app, “unglue”which allows you to limit screentime and teaches your kids how to monitor and budget their internet usage. (USA today)

Is homework and chores a struggle with your teen? It could be an executive functioning problem (did you know that Dana Therapeutic Services offers executive functioning coaching?) (The Clay Center)

Check out this graphic that looks at how cognitive biases shape our thinking. (lifehacker)

Anxiety is the most common mental disorder, affecting over 25% of people at some point in their lives. Here are some tips in helping your child or teen cope (

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