Depression is characterized by symptoms of hopelessness, sadness and fatigue, but there is another feeling experienced by nearly half of those with depression: anxiety. Anxiety is characterized by excessive uneasiness, often accompanied by compulsive behavior or panic attacks.
Now that you’ve completed the job interview process, been offered a position and accepted, a new chapter in your life begins. It’s a time of change, excitement, stress and hope, and how you handle the transition to a new job can have a major impact not only on your success in your new role, but […]
When navigating the road to a happy and fulfilling marriage, it’s important to understand the difference between healthy marriage dynamics and those that are unhealthy or toxic. One of the most notable characteristics of a healthy marriage relationship is an equal balance of power between two partners, meaning one person doesn’t call all the shots […]
Starting school in a new grade is usually nerve-wracking, even for teens. Older kids must cope with increased academic pressure while also adjusting to major social changes. However, there is much that parents can do to help a teenager settle into a new school environment, no matter their grade level.
While much has been said about the harmful effects of social media among users, on the flip side, we cannot overlook the great things that technology is doing to improve mental health awareness and treatment! Here are four ways technology is helping with common mental health concerns.
In our book, A New Fearless You, Cindy Smith, my co-author, and I ask the question, “When was the last time you played hide-and-seek?”
Pink Dinosaur, pink dinosaur, pink dinosaur, pink dinosaur. What are you thinking about right now? More than likely, you are thinking about a pink dinosaur. The interesting thing is as you keep reading you will probably continue to think about pink dinosaurs. So, let’s stop thinking about pink dinosaurs. Can you do it just because […]
Dear Evonne, I just listened to your free podcast, and I want to check something out with you. You talk about the one-minute easy tip, “Keep Your Kid in the Director’s Chair,” and you defined the tip by saying it means teaching preteens/teens to motivate themselves with their own ideas, goals and expectations.