» 2-Hour Dose of Nature Tied to Better Health & Well-Being
15/06/19 17:48 from Psych Central News
In a new large-scale study, British researchers report that spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for promoting health and wellbeing. Scientists at...

» Cold Parenting Tied to Premature Aging in Kids
14/06/19 16:00 from Psych Central News
Cold or unsupportive parenting styles may have several negative health implications for children, even into their adult years, according to a new study by researchers at Loma Linda University Health...

» Canada Study Finds Dramatic Rise in Teen Self Harm
12/06/19 17:04 from Psych Central News
A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry shows a dramatic increase in the number of Ontario teens who presented to an emergency department for self-harm between 2009...

» Sleep Issues Tied to Poor Mental Health in Natural Disaster Survivors
11/06/19 17:00 from Psych Central News
Sleep problems appear to be closely linked to mental health problems among natural disaster survivors even two years after the event, according to a new study that surveyed survivors of...

» Videos of Police Racial Violence May Impact Mental Health of Young Minorities
11/06/19 15:30 from Psych Central News
Videos of police violence against minorities are frequently posted online and shared by activists and others as a way to press for police accountability. But while such social exposure is...

» Early Life Adversity Can Affect Kids’ Brain Chemistry
09/06/19 18:00 from Psych Central News
A new study shows that adversity early in life affects a child’s executive function skills, such as their ability to focus or organize tasks. Experiences such as poverty, residential instability,...

» Severe Injuries from Violence May Hike Risk for Depression, PTSD
09/06/19 17:30 from Psych Central News
Many individuals who are hospitalized for a serious injury are at greater risk for developing post-injury depression and/or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A new study finds that these post-injury mental...

» Dogs Tend to Mirror Owners’ Stress Levels, Not Vice Versa
09/06/19 17:14 from Psych Central News
A new Swedish study, involving 58 herding dogs and their female owners, suggests that the dogs tend to mirror their owners’ stress levels, rather than vice versa. Previous research has...

» Dad’s New Role
05/06/19 21:48 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
A friend of mine was recently out with his two daughters when a stranger approached and kindly complimented him for taking the time to babysit his children. He was frustrated with this well-intentioned comment because as he put it, “I’m ...

» How Screen Time Affects Children’s Sleep
13/05/19 19:17 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Screen time is often a part of modern childhood. Kids may enjoy playing games, chatting with friends and family, and using online educational tools. They may even have digital homework assignments. While screen time can be a normal and e...

» Music Therapy Helps Children with Special Needs
24/04/19 19:10 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Music, which is loved by all age groups, has a way of bringing liveliness to as many as hear it. Strong emotions can be aroused in people when they listen to music. It has the ability to boost the natural stress tolerance level of the bo...

» Natural Remedies Can Help Reduce Anxiety in Children
26/02/19 22:29 from Stress Free Kids » Articles about children and teens stress, anxiety and anger challenges. | Stress Free Kids
Dr. Brent Wells All kids can get wiggly sometimes. But daily restlessness can also be one sign of anxiety in children. Anxiety in kids is a real phenomenon – and a rising epidemic nowadays. Let’s go over what anxiety in children lo...

» Celebrate LOVE!
14/02/19 03:30 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
by June Rousso Ph.D. 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 ima...

» 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...

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