How would we even live without social media? In a world where our phones are the first and last thing we see every morning and night, it's no wonder social media can affect our relationships, both online and offline. "Research shows that, on average, we spend two or more hours a day on social media," explains communication expert and author Leslie Shore. She warns that fostering relationships online can hurt our relationships offline, but they can also make us less able to co
Making healthful food choices and using the right herbal supplements and teas can help individuals cope with the taxing effects of stress and restore health and wellbeing. Introduction Stress can directly manifest in damaging effects on the body, and indirectly augment health problems. Additionally, there are many harmful physiological changes due to chronic stress (also see Defining Stress). Our abilities to make healthy food choices can also become compromised under stress.
How to help kids manage worries and have a successful start to the school year. The start of the new school year is exciting for most kids. But it also prompts a spike in anxiety: Even kids who are usually pretty easy-going get butterflies, and kids prone to anxiety get clingier and more nervous than usual. Parents feel the pain, too: Leaving a crying child at preschool isn’t anyone’s idea of fun. And having to talk a panicked first grader onto the bus or out of the car at sc
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Boost your productivity with these five easy organization tips. The home office can be a hoarding place for all those barely-looked items. While the kitchen, laundry room, and even the whole house might seem like high priorities, things you move from there can often find a way into the office. Here are 5 tips for decluttering your home office. Edit, Edit, Edit
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In the span of thirteen hours on August 3 and 4, 2019, thirty people were killed in two separate mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. With nonstop coverage of these massacres on television and the internet, we ask ourselves, “How can I best respond to such senseless tragedies?” Drawing on recommendations from the American Psychological Association, practicing clinicians, and organizations focused on policy and community safety, here are four steps we can take as