» Mindfulness Training for Military, Firefighters Can Boost Resiliency, Attention
23/02/20 17:30 from Psych Central News
New research reveals that firefighters and military personnel who participated in mindfulness training programs tailored to their professions experienced improved attention and resilience. These improvements can better equip these profes...

» Women Living in Greener Neighborhoods Tend to Have Later Menopause
19/02/20 16:30 from Psych Central News
Older women living in greener neighborhoods may experience a later onset of menopause, according to a new study published in the journal Environment International. Previous research has established a link...

» Stress in Young Kids Separated From Parents May Alter Genes
18/02/20 18:00 from Psych Central News
Research has shown that babies and toddlers who are separated from their parents for long periods of the day, particularly those in poor quality care and for 30 hours or...

» Valentine’s Day Hearts and Cupid’s Arrow
10/02/20 08:26 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
In a conversation with two elementary-aged children, I asked them to share their thoughts with me about Valentine’s Day. Even though I know these young girls to be kind, conscientious, and incredibly respectful, I was surprised by some o...

» Handling Holidays When Your Child Has Special Needs
11/12/19 20:51 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Holiday crowds, lights, noise, strangers, hugging, change in routine, and chaos. When your child has special needs, holidays could be a recipe for stress and sensory overload. As parents, we need to be flexible with our definition of wha...

» 5 Tips for Creating a Memorable Family Thanksgiving
18/11/19 07:00 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Thanksgiving is a special holiday that has brought families together since Abraham Lincoln made it a national holiday to be celebrated every year on the last Thursday of November. While the times have changed, the message of a family Tha...

» Cooking with Your Children
11/11/19 18:01 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
In this modern age of social media, video games, TV programs, and movies dominating every waking moment of your kid’s life, it can seem tricky to spend some alone time together without having a screen between you. Cooking with your...

» A Mindful Halloween
28/10/19 06:09 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
A mindful Halloween means maximizing fun and reducing stress for kids, adults, and teachers. Personalize your Halloween experience by taking a moment to consider your child’s needs. You know your child best; if they do not do well ...

» My Child Hates School
22/10/19 17:18 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Is going to school in the morning accompanied by tantrums and sulking from your kids? Many of us have been there, and if you are like me, it’s tough to know what to do. Realizing that my child hates school wasn’t a shocking revelat...

» Support Your Child’s Teacher
02/10/19 23:44 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
The teacher is one of your most important allies during the school year. They work incredibly hard to make sure all students achieve academic proficiency, gain crucial socio-emotional skills, and are prepared for a successful future both...

» Helping Children Socialize at School and Activities
21/08/19 02:19 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Socializing and activities outside of school are components needed to help develop your child’s social and emotional skills. Establishing relationships with kids at school and outside of school while participating in extracurricular acti...

» Preparing for Back-to-School at Home
30/07/19 19:27 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Summer break is winding down, families are returning from vacation, school supplies are flying off the shelves, and teachers are back in their classrooms diligently preparing for another academic year. As the first day of school approach...

» Help Children Handle Their Feelings
24/06/19 23:44 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Early learning centers were established to provide an extra helping hand in young children’s growth and teaching them skills that they need to thrive in life. But as their first teacher, it is the parents who should help children handle ...

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