Most parents of teens know the struggle of finding a way to effectively discipline their adolescent children. It can be a difficult to strike a balance of teaching crucial life lessons while also enforcing consequences for inappropriate behavior. Here are four important things to keep in mind while disciplining your teen.
You’ve likely seen headlines touting new, simple cures for depression and other mental and physical illnesses. These kinds of claims in the media are sometimes accurate, but should always be taken with a grain of salt, as well as accompanied by some digging into the original sources/studies for more information. Here we investigate recent claims that have been made regarding “fixing” depression with some simple nutritional supplementation. Read on to find out if these claims are revolutionary, or if they’re all hype, or some combination of the two.
Finding the best therapist to work with can be difficult. There are many variables that go into making a good match between a potential client and therapist, and the prospect can seem daunting. But finding the right therapist is well worth the effort, and it doesn’t need to be unnecessarily exhausting or draining - read on for three key tips to help you find the best therapist.
Most adults find themselves settling down at some point in a committed relationship, and yet some choose to avoid any significant commitment to a partner. There are four common reasons that people are “commitment phobic.” If you are wondering why your current partner won’t commit (or why you’ve never managed to commit to any of your own past partners), the answer is likely one of the four reasons explained here.
What does depression look like? The truth is the clinical depression - even when very severe - does not always look the way we imagine. Chronic sadness, tearfulness, thoughts of suicide, and the like are all symptoms of depression, but there are many other symptoms that are often overlooked. In this article, we will discuss some of the unexpected ways that depression can present itself in people.
PTSD and the symptoms it causes can create many challenges, from fear of particular places/people/things to insomnia to feelings of unbearable sadness, and so forth. These challenges can interfere with daily life and sometimes seem like they will be a burden you must bear forever. The good news is that these symptoms can be alleviated and need not last forever. Read on for several strategies that can minimize symptoms of PTSD and free you to live a more happy life.
Somewhere between toddlerhood and adulthood most of us learn to dial back our determination or desire to persist when faced with failure. We become complacent and settle for too little in life. We set aside dreams after failing to reach our goals after the first, second or third attempt. Many of us let the fear of failure keep us from experiencing what life holds for us.