» Caring Texts May Help Reduce Suicide Attempts in Active Service Members
18/02/19 17:00 from Psych Central News
A new study found that when active-duty service members received caring texts from health clinicians intermittently over the course of a year, the risk of suicide attempts dropped from 15...

» Chronic Inflammation in Middle Age Linked to Later Cognitive Problems
17/02/19 19:35 from Psych Central News
People who have chronic inflammation in middle age could develop problems with thinking and memory in the decades leading up to old age, according to a new study. “Chronic inflammation...

» Study of Microdosing Psychedelics Finds Mixed Bag of Effects
17/02/19 08:44 from Psych Central News
In the first published study looking at effects on users over time, Australian researchers discovered that regularly taking very small amounts (called “microdosing”) of psychedelic drugs may improve some aspects...

» Kids With Autism May Be at Greater Risk for Maltreatment
16/02/19 17:00 from Psych Central News
A new population study finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are nearly 2.5 times more likely than their non-ASD peers to be reported to the Child Abuse Hotline...

» Celebrate LOVE!
14/02/19 02:30 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Forget Hollywood idealistic moments of the perfect Valentine’s Day and movies that depict loneliness if you do not have a romantic partner. Valentine’s Day doesn’t need to be limited to you and a partner. Share the day with your children...

» Ghost Busting, Stress Reducing Tips for Halloween!
22/10/18 20:38 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Every child views ghosts, goblins, costumes, and saying trick-or-treat differently. Age appropriate exposure and participation can keep the fun in Halloween and reduce stress and fear. Here are a few of my favorite ghost busting, stress ...

» Getting Kids Ready for Summer Camp
22/05/18 22:45 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
by Rick Lite As the school year winds down, some parents are shifting their focus towards preparing their kids for summer camp. Whether your kids are enrolled in a day camp or sleep-away, getting kids ready for summer camp with the physi...

» Introducing Your Child to Yoga Poses
30/04/18 10:03 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
If your child is experiencing stress, anxiety or bullying at school, these issues can emerge as ‘stomach pain.’ Introducing your child to yoga poses can have a positive effect on these challenges. But there are also physical reasons why ...

» Helping Children Manage Anxiety and Fears
13/03/18 22:15 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
As a psychologist, I have always been drawn to helping children manage anxiety and fears. I remember first mentioning my desires to an aunt in my teens, who herself was an elementary school teacher, but could not imagine what worries chi...

» Leaders Can Thrive at Work and Home
18/11/17 05:11 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
by Kerry Wekelo Do you bring your work stress home? The American Institute of Stress states that 80% of workers feel stress on the job. Many are bringing that same stress home to their families, not realizing that children can sense when...

» Tips for Stress-Free Hiking with Kids
03/05/17 05:40 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Hiking with kids can strengthen family bonds, build self-esteem, introduce responsibility, and provide a host of relaxation moments. Kids get the exercise they need while spending quality family time. Here are tips to keep hiking with ki...

» 9 Reasons Kids Calm Down Coloring
05/03/17 05:53 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
by Lori Lite We’ve probably all witnessed how quickly kids calm down coloring no matter how active they were just a few moments ago. When we sit down at a restaurant, our children cheer up the moment the server places a coloring sheet an...

» Valentine’s Day Activities Celebrate Family
26/01/17 23:11 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
by Lori Lite When my husband and I were dating, we were both pre-wired to believe that Valentine’s Day Activities meant flowers, chocolates, a reservation at a fancy restaurant with a pricey bottle of wine, and a romantic evening of lovi...

» ABCs of Decreasing Stress
27/10/16 15:22 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
By Lori Lite Reducing stress can be as easy as ABC for you and your family. This ABC list makes it fun for children to pick a letter, read, and implement a tip that will reduce stress for the day. When children step through the academic ...

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