How the Pandemic Changed Family Dynamics

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How the Pandemic Changed Family Dynamics The potential impact of COVID-19 on adolescents’ social development. KEY POINTS The social effects of quarantine hit younger adolescents particularly hard, derailing typical development. During COVID-19, family was more influential than friends during a devel...

10 Better ways to help an anxious child calm down

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10 Better ways to help an anxious child calm down Telling anxious kids to “calm down” or “buck up” doesn’t work. Here’s what does. Ever been at a loss as to how to help your child when he/she is anxious? For example: ★ A child arrives at a birthday party excited but becomes too worried to walk throu...

How to deal with unwanted intrusive thoughts

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How to Deal with Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts How to overcome sticky, frightening, obsessive, or disturbing thoughts. KEY POINTS Unwanted intrusive thoughts often center around sexual, violent, or otherwise disturbing content, and can cause serious emotional distress. Contrary to widespread myths, ho...

3 Uncommon Ways to Cope When Life Gets Tough

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3 Uncommon Ways to Cope When Life Gets Tough Unusual ways to feel better when you’re feeling extreme stress. KEY POINTS ★ It’s easy to feel beaten down by stress and exhausted by life. Times like this often led to standard advice being given. ★ Having a variety of coping mechanisms at hand can incre...

What to consider before getting into a new relationship

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What to consider before getting into a new relationship Research has found that loneliness is associated with mental health conditions like anxiety, depression, and cognitive decline and physical conditions like high blood pressure and heart disease. However, often when people feel lonely, they are ...