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Negative Thinking: A Most Dangerous Addiction

By |2019-05-21T22:44:24+08:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: General|

"What’s at the root of our mind’s addiction to suffering, why do we compulsively cling to our pain, and how can we shift this unwise and unhelpful habit of ours?" What can be done, then, to break this addiction to pain? https://www.psychologytoday.com/…/negative-thinking-most-da… Negative Thinking: A Most Dangerous AddictionWhy we can't stop thinking about the [...]

5 easy ways to build your relationship with your teenager

By |2019-05-19T10:59:26+08:00May 19th, 2019|Categories: General|

Being a parent of a teenager can sometimes be challenging. Here's some useful tips to forge a stronger relationship: https://community.today.com/post/5-easy-ways-to-build-your-relationship-with-your-teenager?cid=sm_npd_td_fb_ma 5 easy ways to build your relationship with your teenagerTake action on everything on this list and you'll see results in one day and pure magic in a week. Source

Overcoming Depression: How Psychologists Help With Depressive Disorders

By |2019-05-16T09:27:50+08:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: General|

Useful info on depression relevant for adults, children and teens. We can all do our part: https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/depression?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=mental-health-awareness&utm_content=psychologists-help-depression Overcoming Depression: How Psychologists Help With Depressive DisordersDepression is extreme sadness or despair that lasts more than days and affects people in different ways. Fortunately, depression is highly treatable. Source

Social isolation: It could kill you

By |2019-05-14T09:42:42+08:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: General|

Some research proposed that social isolation is increasing. It remains important for us in the community to understand the risks of social isolation and its impact on health and mental health, well-being. https://www.apa.org/monitor/2019/05/ce-corner-isolation… Social isolation: It could kill youEvidence links perceived loneliness and social isolation with depression, poor sleep quality, impaired executive function, accelerated [...]

Normalize Setbacks By Asking Your Kids For Advice When You Struggle

By |2019-05-08T07:18:32+08:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: General|

Ways parents can foster a healthy view of struggle in their kids. https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/49028/normalize-setbacks-by-asking-your-kids-for-advice-when-you-struggle Normalize Setbacks By Asking Your Kids For Advice When You StruggleMake your own struggles known to kids so they see it's normal to face setbacks, strategize, and try anew. Source

Perseverance Cultivates Purposefulness and Boosts Resilience

By |2019-05-06T15:41:08+08:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: General|

"Resolute "goal persistence" along with using an explanatory style called "positive reframing" to find silver-linings in potentially dire situations appear to be a winning combination for keeping a wide range of mental health issues at bay" https://www.psychologytoday.com/…/perseverance-cultivates-p… Perseverance Cultivates Purposefulness and Boosts ResilienceGoal-striving perseverance may fend off depression, anxiety, and panic attacks. [...]

‘We should just be told to try our best’ | The Psychologist

By |2019-04-30T08:41:16+08:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: General|

As the exam season is around the corner, let's support our students. "Exam anxiety has debilitating effects, not only on academic self-beliefs and performance, but also on the mental health of our young people" https://thepsychologist.bps.org.uk/volume-32/may-2019/we-should-just-be-told-try-our-best ‘We should just be told to try our best’ | The PsychologistAlthough the detrimental effects of exam anxiety have [...]

Perspective | Many students don’t know how to study. Here’s how parents can help.

By |2019-04-20T15:08:52+08:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: General|

Study tips for caregivers when guiding students to consider: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/04/15/many-students-dont-know-how-study-heres-how-parents-can-help/?utm_term=.ad4399b4e720 Perspective | Many students don’t know how to study. Here’s how parents can help.Stick to a routine, don't cram at the last minute, and other techniques that allow kids to better understand and retain material. Source

Perspective | Many students don’t know how to study. Here’s how parents can help.

By |2019-04-20T14:04:56+08:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: General|

Study tips for caregivers when guiding students to consider: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/04/15/many-students-dont-know-how-study-heres-how-parents-can-help/?utm_term=.ad4399b4e720 Perspective | Many students don’t know how to study. Here’s how parents can help.Stick to a routine, don't cram at the last minute, and other techniques that allow kids to better understand and retain material. Source

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By |2019-04-19T15:45:14+08:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: General|

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