The Effects of Hurrying Children Through Childhood

Most of us have had one of those days when we’ve thought, “Wouldn’t it be nice if I could be a kid again, without all the stress of my job and the pressure to succeed?” But did you ever consider that many kids are feeling the same stress that adults feel? In a culture that emphasizes ... Read More

How to Help Children Cope with Anxiety

Imagine you are on an airplane and suddenly the seatbelt light goes on. The pilot’s voice tells you to prepare for turbulence up ahead. In one moment, your heart starts pumping faster, your stomach drops, and you’re breathing rapidly. These are the physical and emotional symptoms of ... Read More

How to Be Your True Self

Who am I? Who am I really? It’s the question we often ask ourselves, and usually find difficult to answer with full and authentic honesty. Instead, we opt to conform: to do what we think is right and be the kind of person we believe will be most accepted by our peers. As I wrote about ... Read More

New Year, New You: The Power of Meditation

In today’s busy world of working, networking, and the ongoing assaults of emails, texts, and family problems, we are saturated with the stress of psychological overload. Our minds are rarely at rest and our bodies are paying the price. You finish the end of a normal day and find that stress has ... Read More

4 Tips to Make the Most Out of Journaling

At the start of the new year, you may have made some resolutions, or chosen a “word of the year” to inspire and motivate you. Some of you may have set some health goals and started a new fitness routine or joined a gym. Perhaps you resolved to incorporate meditation more into your life. When ... Read More