Anxiety

Check Out Chickpeas For Your Mental Health

Check Out Chickpeas For Your Mental Health

   The glorious chickpea, when consumed at appropriate levels (it is hard not to go crazy with these guys), fills us with necessary nutrients to send us on a path of good health.  If you are looking for an array of vitamins and minerals; search […]

What Your Child’s Anger Really Means

What Your Child’s Anger Really Means

  Anger in a child can be baffling for a parent.  Where did it come from?  And why?  It can trigger your own anger as you see your child begin to spin out of control; lashing out at those closest without provocation or regret.  As […]

The Physical Manifestation of Stress in Children and Adults

The Physical Manifestation of Stress in Children and Adults

  We ALL feel stress.  Some of us don’t like to admit it; as if acknowledging stress means you lose some kind of human superpower.  For others, we like to own it.  We like to wrap ourselves in it like a warm blanket and, unfortunately, […]

Quiet Nerves With Green Tea

Quiet Nerves With Green Tea

Green tea is a favorite of mine.  I drink it all morning and into the afternoon.  I drink it hot and cold.  No sugar, no lemon… I take it straight up.  I come from a long line of Terry women who drink their tea by […]

The Importance of Calcium in Brain Health

The Importance of Calcium in Brain Health

When most people think of calcium I am sure two things pop into mind: Strong bones and… Dairy! Calcium is so much more.  According to Columbia psychiatrist, Dr. Drew Ramsey, “calcium regulates the electrical circuitry of our brains and hearts.”  He goes on to note […]

Write Away Worry

Write Away Worry

  Write away your child’s worry!  If your child is dealing with a great deal of anxiety; grab your paper and a pencil and let them start writing.  They can write about anything.  It is the act of writing that pulls the brain out of worry […]

When to Seek Treatment for Your Child

When to Seek Treatment for Your Child

I hesitated writing this article.  The topic is truly subjective in nature.  For obvious reasons, there is a great deal of weight to the question of whether or not someone should seek help for their family.  If I am correct in my thinking and you are […]

Moods and Foods: What No One is Talking About

Moods and Foods: What No One is Talking About

  I’m no scientist but I am going to take a leap and say your brain is attached to the rest of your body.  Crazy, I know. Now, I am really going to go out on a limb and say that the brain is a […]

Good News About Your Child’s Anxiety

Good News About Your Child’s Anxiety

Good news! No, great news! Anxiety won’t kill you! Bad news! It just feels like it will.  Anxiety can rear its ugly head in countless ways.  Your child may frequently complain of stomachaches, headaches, and dizziness.  They may have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.  […]