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5 things you should say to someone who is feeling stressed

A stressed person often doesn’t seem to deserve good words or encouragement, but that is when they need it the most. Instead of taking part in the show (reacting to the other’s stress reactions), you can help the stressed person with your encouraging and gentle words. Here are 5 [...]

Don’t waste your energy caring about what others think of you – that energy is best used on yourself

When you meet a new person, within the blink of an eye, and often unconsciously, they create a mental image of you. People may have strong images of you, even if you may have never met them. Mental images may arise on social media or through other peoples’ stories. [...]

By |September 2nd, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Caring for Children’s Mental Health: Why It’s So Important

It can be heartbreaking to watch children struggle with mental health issues. Mental health statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that approximately 2.7 million children aged 3 to 17 live with depression. However, if you’re the parent of a child living with mental illness, do not be disheartened. [...]

By |July 15th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Reasons to Teach Your Child the Skill of Gratitude

We are surrounded by a huge variety of things: some feel boring, some nice. However, our attention easily focuses on what is not well - this has been an absolutely essential skill for human survival. However, scanning for threats, unpleasantries, and “what I don’t have” is exhausting. Also for [...]

5 real superhero skills that help a child improve self-esteem and survive in life

I had been scrolling through a superhero imagery recently, and I was a little appalled that the superheroes that kids would like to identify with are dry muscular figures. Yes, I understand that superheroes are super partly, because they are unreal fantasy characters. However, these superhero figures provide a [...]

Allow yourself to become you

When you meet a new person, they create an image of you in the blink of an eye and often unconsciously. People may have strong images of you even if you have never met them before. Images may arise in social media or through other people's stories. Images created by [...]

Learn to say NO without explaining yourself – You are here to live your own life and do what is important to you

The reason we're always in a hurry is because we haven’t said NO enough. In life, there always seems to be “important” things to take care of, one more important than the other. At some point life may feel like an endless roller coaster, where we never stop, for we [...]

A letter to my child – “I hope I will succeed in making you believe that you are special”

My darling child, When you were born, I felt like I was looking at a miracle. A new and precious life in my arms. How on earth would I be able to be the kind of mother who would not presume things about you or push you a towards [...]

By |January 14th, 2022|Categories: Kids & Parenting|0 Comments