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Wellness & Resiliency

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How You Can Lower Stress Through Mindfulness Meditation

How You Can Lower Stress Through Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation is the practice of intentionally noticing bodily sensations, thoughts, and emotions in a non-judgmental way in order to promote relaxation and to increase self-awareness.
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You Are What You Eat: Nutrition Plays an Important Role in Children’s Brain Health

You Are What You Eat: Nutrition Plays an Important Role in Children’s Brain Health

Parents of kids with mental illnesses fight so many daily battles that trying to get a stubborn child to eat a healthy meal can seem like an impossible task. But healthy meals are worth the fight.
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Helping Your Teen Care About Mental Wellness

Helping Your Teen Care About Mental Wellness

Sometimes, getting a teenager to do something that’s good for them may seem next to impossible. However, teens need their parent's guidance and support to make mental health a priority.
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the best way to cheer for your child

the best way to cheer for your child

Support comes in all shapes and sizes, and this advice applies to more than just sports. Your child needs your healthy support in every activity, from soccer to competitive rock, paper, scissors.
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when it comes to mental health, lead by example

when it comes to mental health, lead by example

Adolescence is hard – some might argue more so than adulthood – so if taking a mental health day benefits an adult, why wouldn’t it also benefit a child?
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building mental health resiliency in the summer months

building mental health resiliency in the summer months

Building resiliency in kids with mental health challenges is a year-round process, but the summer months can prove to be especially challenging.
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8 volunteer ideas for kids to help instill empathy

8 volunteer ideas for kids to help instill empathy

Whether through one-time projects like collecting canned goods for a local food bank or ongoing projects like monthly visits to a senior citizens center, there is a variety of opportunities for families to volunteer together.
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5 ways to keep your teen healthy and happy this summer

5 ways to keep your teen healthy and happy this summer

Let’s talk about some ways to keep the summer fun and easy, while making sure your kids get what they need to stay healthy, busy and happy.
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playing can improve your child’s mental health

playing can improve your child’s mental health

By depriving children of opportunities to play on their own, away from direct adult supervision and control, we are depriving them of opportunities to learn how to take control of their own lives.
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mental health wellness: what you need to know

mental health wellness: what you need to know

Habits and life routines affect our mental health and well-being. So what can we do to create a better mental health our children?
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a new year, a fresh approach to mental wellness month

a new year, a fresh approach to mental wellness month

Scientists are realizing that many of the things we ought to do for our general physical health – like eating well, exercising and getting enough rest – have profound effects on our mental wellness, too.
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Summers: Now Vs. Then

Summers: Now Vs. Then

As parents, we know that our summers looked different from those of our children. Hustling our kids to different activities and camps isn’t allowing them to blossom in the ways we might hope.
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