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When kids suffer from anxiety, experts say don’t wait to get help

By |2019-08-17T07:18:02+08:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: General|

Addressing problems early is important. Helping children cope better with anxiety early could alleviate other future concerns. https://kuow.org/stories/when-kids-suffer-from-anxiety-experts-say-don-t-wait-to-get-help When kids suffer from anxiety, experts say don't wait to get helpAnxiety disorders can hit at any time in a person’s life. Doctors urge early treatment, especially for young kids. Source

Brené Brown on Empathy

By |2019-08-13T09:13:37+08:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: General|

Wishing you a great week ahead. When connecting with others and sharing the challenges we all face, often empathy comes in, in sharing that space. Here's our favourite clip on building empathy by Brene Brown: https://youtu.be/1Evwgu369Jw Brené Brown on EmpathyWhat is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated [...]

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

By |2019-08-02T08:43:40+08:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: General|

Acceptance seems to be linked to better mental health. https://qz.com/1034450/accepting-your-darkest-emotions-is-the-key-to-psychological-health/ Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological healthA new study explains why it's ok to resist the messages of the "positivity" movement. Source

What stress does to the brain

By |2019-07-26T11:37:29+08:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: General|

Interesting findings on how stress affects us: What stress does to the brainResearchers at ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that selective release of the neurotransmitter noradrenaline reconfigures communication between large-scale networks in the brain. Their findings provide insights into rapid neural processes that occur in the brain during stressful situations. [...]

The Importance of Social Skills: Raising a Socially Intelligent Child

By |2019-07-21T13:49:29+08:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: General|

Positive relationships in life helps most individuals thrive. Children can learn important social skills to make meaningful relationships flourish. The Importance of Social Skills: Raising a Socially Intelligent ChildSocialization is an important part of adolescence. If you feel your child is struggling with social skills, skills groups and therapy may be helpful. [...]