Parenting, Stress, Trauma

Reconstructing Resiliency: 5 Steps to Supporting Stressed Out Children

Stressful situations, to an extent, are generally unavoidable and dependent upon what the situation is, can be considered traumatic. We're learning more and more about the effects of trauma; how it directs neurological input, shapes behavior, and how all aspects impact physical and mental health. When stressful and traumatic issues arise, we feel incredibly helpless… Continue reading Reconstructing Resiliency: 5 Steps to Supporting Stressed Out Children

Change, Resilience, Self-Care, Stress

Self-Care: Perspectives & Confessions of a Self-Indulger

2016. Another new year, another new beginning. With the end of each year, much of our focus turns to the next's set of resolutions. Merrium-Webster defines resolution as the act of finding an answer or solution to a conflict (2015). For some the problem is health. For others the problem might be money, a struggle… Continue reading Self-Care: Perspectives & Confessions of a Self-Indulger