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How to Boost Your Adolescent’s Mental Health in 2019

Adolescence can be a risky period in terms of mental health. This is so because while the teenage brain is maturing, adolescents are also facing a lot of challenges and changes in a short period of time. Promoting good teenage mental health begins at home and a parent or guardian’s love and support goes a … Read moreHow to Boost Your Adolescent’s Mental Health in 2019

How to Make it a Meaningful and Memorable Christmas For You and Your Kids

The Holiday season is brimming with many opportunities to create meaningful memories with your kids. As society becomes more centered on creating curated snapshots and pricey gifts, it’s incredibly important to remember that the Holiday season is not about the material gifts but rather meaningful moments that they will remember until they are older. Associating … Read moreHow to Make it a Meaningful and Memorable Christmas For You and Your Kids

Creating a Positive Environment in Your Home for the Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s a song that we constantly hear all throughout the holiday season and is reinforced by the many Hallmark movies we watch and the commercials we see on screen. Social media is also filled with bright cheer and this only shows that as human beings – we … Read moreCreating a Positive Environment in Your Home for the Holiday Season

8 Gifts for the Holiday Season that Promote Mindfulness

8 Gifts for the Holiday Season that Promote Mindfulness One of the greatest gifts you can give (and receive) is the gift of mindfulness. This may seem like an impossible task to do but we can give away tools that will help foster mindfulness in the hearts of our families and loved ones. Mindfulness will … Read more8 Gifts for the Holiday Season that Promote Mindfulness

Lady Gaga Shares Her Heart to Raise Mental Health Awareness

Lady Gaga Shares Her Heart to Raise Mental Health Awareness Today is World Mental Health Day and Lady Gaga is using her platform to shed light on Mental Health Awareness. In an op-ed written for The Guardian, the singer actress along with the Director General for the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, encouraged … Read moreLady Gaga Shares Her Heart to Raise Mental Health Awareness

Selena Gomez, Emma Stone, Kendall Jenner, and Adele: Why Even the Richest & Most Famous Have Discussed Mental Health Issues

Selena Gomez, Emma Stone, Kendall Jenner, and Adele: Why Even the Richest & Most Famous Have Discussed Mental Health Issues They are the world’s most famous faces who seem to have it all – good looks, fame, and fortune. Their life’s perceived perfection is one of the reasons why their story about celebrity mental health … Read moreSelena Gomez, Emma Stone, Kendall Jenner, and Adele: Why Even the Richest & Most Famous Have Discussed Mental Health Issues

Body Dysmorphia: Explained By a Sufferer

Body Dysmorphia: Explained By a Sufferer According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD or simply body dysmorphia) is a body-image disorder characterized by persistent and intrusive preoccupations with an imagined or slight defect in one’s appearance. The disorder frequently comes along with eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia, however, an … Read moreBody Dysmorphia: Explained By a Sufferer

A Letter From a Sibling 13 Reasons Why

A Letter From a Sibling of a Suicidal Teenager Regarding the Effects of 13 Reasons Why I come from a dysfunctional family, but who doesn’t? Dysfunction affects the poor and the most affluent, as was graphically displayed on the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why, to much backlash and criticism. I happen to come from the upper-lower class, a bitter-sweet … Read moreA Letter From a Sibling 13 Reasons Why

The Controversy Surrounding Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why

The Controversy Surrounding Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why In 2017, the first season of a controversial, eye-opening, and binge-worthy show called 13 Reasons Why was released on Netflix, with the entire season being released all at once, as most Netflix Originals are. The first season of the series was loosely adapted from the novel Thirteen Reasons Why by … Read moreThe Controversy Surrounding Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why

Why is My Teen Cutting Themselves?

Why is My Teen Cutting Themselves? It can be very traumatizing or disturbing to walk in on your child harming themselves. It can be just as traumatizing for your teenager that was just caught. Been there, done that. First, don’t panic. They’re most likely not trying to kill themselves. It’s actually been reported that close … Read moreWhy is My Teen Cutting Themselves?