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Tips For Keeping The Holidays Peaceful for the Kids

24/12/2019 06:00am | 5337 views

By Azmaira H. Maker Ph.D. Azmaira H. Maker Ph.D.

Keeping the holidays peaceful and joyful for the kids is critical, given the multiple stressors parents experience at this time. Travel plans, family get-togethers, finances and budgets, children being home from school, meal planning, and differences in cultural, spiritual, and religious celebratory practices can trigger significant conflicts. Hence, as the holidays approach, it's important for parents (married or divorced) to be mindful of the arguments and negotiations, and the need to keep the holidays pleasurable for kids.

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4 Ways to Get Through Any Life Change

19/10/2018 06:00am | 3411 views

Have you ever thought, “I should be happy and excited! I’m making a good change in my life – so why am I so stressed?”

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13 Things Confident People Don't Do

17/10/2018 06:00am | 4187 views

Self-confident people know what they value and what they want. They share common habits and thought patterns that help them achieve their goals. Here are 13 things self-confident people don't do, so you can be one of them.

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Postpartum Depression isn't Just the "Baby Blues"

05/10/2018 06:00am | 3667 views

By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D.

Most expectant parents are warned about the “baby blues,” which describes a relatively mild bout of depression that occurs in around 80 percent of new mothers. Some of the typical symptoms include irritability, insomnia, anxiety, unexpected tearfulness, and unpredictable mood swings. These usually show up around the fourth or fifth day after delivery and symptoms take a relatively quick course to resolution. (It may be interesting to note that mothers of daughters, have been found to be less likely to experience even this little dip in the road after childbirth – likely due to sex-related hormones. Unfortunately, a baby’s gender doesn’t offer any protection against development of full-on PPD.

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New Evidence of the Value of Music Therapy

04/10/2018 06:00am | 4080 views

By Noah Potvin Ph.D., MT-BC

A possible way forward for pre-bereaved caregivers.

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Psychology Today

Psychology magazine published every two months in the United States.

Insight about everybody's favorite subject: Ourselves.