Mental Health Month: What You Should Know

While supporting good mental health is something we like to focus on all year long, the effort gets ramped up a notch during May when the nation officially observes Mental Health Month. Led by Mental Health America, the annual observance has taken place for more than...

Teaching Children and Teens How to Deal with Stress

When your child or teen is experiencing high levels of stress, it’s tempting as a parent to want to fix it or make it go away. After all, no parent likes to see their child unhappy. Unfortunately, fixing the problem does nothing to teach your children the coping...

When Stress Becomes Physical

No doubt you’re aware that stress can negatively affect your health—both mentally and physically. What you may not know, however, is that the symptoms of stress often play off each other, increasing the severity of each one. While physical symptoms like insomnia or...

Help! My Child Isn’t Good at Sports

All parents enjoy watching their children succeed. From an early age, we track their achievements, measuring them up against other kids and often going out of our way to aid their success. This is particularly true with athletics. I think we all can agree that it’s...