Have you ever done something and then wondered 'why did I do that?'. If you want to understand why you do the things you do, this article will give you a simple template to get to the bottom of what is driving your behaviour. The model is called STEP and it stands for Situation, Thought, … Continue reading Why Do I Do That? How to Understand Your Own Behaviour
One of the easiest ways to improve your mental health is to simply stop watching the news. News stories focus almost exclusively on the bad that is going on in the world. Positive news stories don't get as much attention, and news companies need our attention to make money and survive. Social media algorithms similarly … Continue reading Stop Watching the News
https://youtu.be/yZa8SKqTG_U Do you ever struggle to know what to do with other people's emotions? Do you pat them on the back? Do you say "there, there"? Do you listen and say nothing? Oftentimes people who are struggling don't even know what they want or need leaving others feeling stuck for how to support them. If … Continue reading How To Respond to Others Emotions
Follow these three tips to double your motivation.
Calm your son's anger by helping him to self-soothe and collaboratively solving his problem together.
Caring for yourself while caring for a depressed child is possible by telling yourself a new story and taking a rest day.
There is no scientific consensus on whether video games are helpful or harmful. The only way to find out is to try a screen fast.
Boost your mental health by balancing sugar intake, screening for food intolerance, and supplementing essential nutrients.
Boys brains are different, therefore approaches to help boys need to be tailored to their unique strengths and weaknesses.
Support you son's emotions by attending to his non-verbal cues, helping him label his emotions, validating his emotions, and offering support.