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Drastically Reduce Anxiety With This Intervention

Drastically Reduce Anxiety With This Intervention

Anxiety can leave a person feeling as if they are drowning.  It sweeps over the body with intensity – each wave larger than the next.  But how you think about each wave completely changes whether you sink or swim.  And it is as simple as that.  […]

Help Your Child Soak Away Anxiety And Stress

Help Your Child Soak Away Anxiety And Stress

  Reducing anxiety and chronic stress can be as easy as drawing a bath.  The antidote: magnesium in the form of Epsom Salt. 80% of Americans are deficient in magnesium.   Once an abundant nutrient found in our soil, magnesium has rapidly declined in our […]

How A Hug Promotes Calmness

How A Hug Promotes Calmness

  Hug it out.  No really. Hug it out.  There is a simple reason why we crave human contact and affection – it calms us.  A hug from a safe, caring adult sets off a cascade of biology that recalibrates our child’s body.  The same […]

Help Your Child Stop An Anxiety Attack Immediately

Help Your Child Stop An Anxiety Attack Immediately

    Quick Tip: If your child is experiencing an anxiety attack; try having her/him hold a handful of ice. The sudden shift in body temperature helps shift the brain back into the current moment. If you are a teen or adult; jump into a […]

3 Ways Your Teen’s Mental Health Impacts Their Sexual Health For Life

3 Ways Your Teen’s Mental Health Impacts Their Sexual Health For Life

Not many topics can make parents possibly more uncomfortable than those of sexual health and mental health.  But I am about to tell you why you should adjust your comfort meter and snuggle in for a chat. First of all, we don’t want any confusion.  […]

Try This Free Antidepressant With Your Kids

Try This Free Antidepressant With Your Kids

When children and adults are living with depression it can be difficult to motivate yourself and family to move.  But move you must. Exercise is proven to be as effective if not more effective than medication in the treatment of depression.  Absolute fact.  NCBI illustrates […]

5 Reasons Why It Is Easier To Feed Your Kids Real Food

5 Reasons Why It Is Easier To Feed Your Kids Real Food

  We can make up all kinds of reasons as to why it is easier to feed our kids processed food.  But I am here to tell you we have been sold a bill of goods by real fine advertisers and the general population at […]

Tricks To Reduce Testing Anxiety For Students And Teachers

Tricks To Reduce Testing Anxiety For Students And Teachers

  Testing anxiety is what the psychology world likes to call performance anxiety.  Similar to feelings of fear one may experience before heading out on stage, testing anxiety can leave the sufferer drenched in sweat, heart pounding with a thought of…”How the heck do I get […]

Why You Need To Get Your Kids Talking

Why You Need To Get Your Kids Talking

Kids who live with depression, anxiety and/or OCD spend an extraordinary amount of time in their head. Ruminating over negative thoughts, worrying about past and future situations and focusing on scary and sad feelings leaves many children and teens zapped emotionally and physically.  They are […]

Reduce Back To School Stress In 5 Simple Steps

Reduce Back To School Stress In 5 Simple Steps

Returning to school can be a trigger for many children, teens and even parents.  The flexibility of the summer gives way to the rigidity of the school year and with it comes an increase in anxiety, acute and chronic stress and depression.  Whether your child […]