Posts Tagged ‘tips and tricks’

4 D’s To Stop The Worry Spiral

stop the worry spiral

We often associate stress with adulthood, but our youth face plenty of challenges and changes in their young lives. In fact, the American Psychological Association reports 42% of youth experience stress, but feel they don’t have the tools to manage it effectively. In small amounts, stress can be good. Butterflies before a soccer game, for…

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Grieving Through The Holidays

Grieving during the holidays

Grief. It’s difficult to carry any day. For many, grief gets heavier around the holidays.  By: Elizabeth Koth It was around the holidays last year that my dad started to undergo a battery of tests that eventually ended with a cancer diagnosis. He went through one round of chemo in early February and passed away…

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“Self-Sabotage” Or “Competing Goals”? The Key To Motivation

Self-Sabotage or Competing Goals

Imagine this: You’ve decided to set some new health-related goals. You set your alarm clock to wake you up at 6:00 am on the dot so you can start your day with journaling, a morning workout, or food prepping before the kids wake up. But your child wakes up in the middle of the night,…

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Using Context To Reframe Your Thinking

Using Context To Shift Thinking

By: Kusha Giahi Imagine the following scenario: A person who never works, cooks, or cleans. The people they live with tend to their every need. Not only does this person never express gratitude, but they’re also often rude. They often push back when they don’t get their way and are reluctant to clean up their…

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Fostering A Growth Mindset In Your Children

Planting Seeds For A Growth Mindset

Did you know that our abilities aren’t set in stone? Research shows that what we can accomplish are impacted by a combination of our genes, our environment, and our mindset. Psychologist Carol Dweck, a researcher at Stanford University, says there are two types of mindsets: fixed-oriented and growth-oriented. People with a fixed mindset believe that…

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