ANXIOUS KIDS: ANXIOUS PARENTS, Reed Wilson/Lynn Lyons

Childhood can be a frightening and uncertain time for kids, and some mild anxiety is part and parcel with growing up in a fast-paced world. What many parents don’t realize, though, is just how many children are affected by clinically recognized anxiety disorders, and that their own anxiety can be a contributing factor to their children’s struggles. Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents by Reid Wilson PhD and Lynn Lyons LICSW tackles this complicated issue head on, with a fresh and somewhat … [Read more...]

Lynette Louise, State Dependent Learning: A Teaching and Autism AHA! Moment

Sometimes I believe things and don’t know why. I then use this mysterious belief to help others generalize their intended behavior rather than act out of habit. Many people say it’s because I know things others don’t and they call it an intuitive understanding. I have pondered the word ‘intuitive’ for this very reason and have come to the belief that, in fact, I just process behavioral observations faster than most people. This is my job, I use many tools and I am good at … [Read more...]

CelebrateLove.com, Guard Your Heart…‏

Some things are really not hard to see, it is just our own stubborn refusal to truly notice all the warning signs and the obvious hazards posted there as we swing open yet another wrong door. When we listen - when we pay attention - when we heed our own inner voice of precaution. When we observe the intentions of others through behavior and action instead of just focusing on the words which can prove empty, we then are able to see without our blinders what is really meant for our … [Read more...]

Addiction does have a Choice, WOMEN in RECOVERY

Addiction does have a Choice We've been saying it for years - addiction is a disorder of the brain and not a matter of personal choice. Modern medicine is fully embracing this reality and we hope it will lead to more humane treatment of the sufferers of alcoholism and drug addiction. Addiction is the continued use of a mood altering substance or behavior despite adverse dependency consequences, or a neurological impairment leading to such behaviors. Addictions can include, but are … [Read more...]

Signs Your Child May Be the Victim of Bullying

According to a May 2011 survey published by the United States Department of Education, approximately 8,166,000 students between the ages of 12 and 18 reported that they were being bullied in school; this number translates to about 31.7% of American students in that age group. The effects of bullying have been emphasized to parents, educators and childcare providers as media coverage of teen suicides resulting from unchecked bullying increases. In today’s world, children require protection … [Read more...]

Alina Mikos – Is Your Career/Job Turning You Into Someone Else?

Career Personality Takeover: Is Your Job Turning You Into Someone Else?    Performance pressure on the job considerably affects our behavior in the workplace and among co-workers. While a certain amount of dedication and professionalism is expected, it is possible to lose yourself to your job’s demands – morphing your behavior, your tone of voice, even your personality – into someone whom you may not recognize at times.   While a job is necessary to pay the bills, it should not compromise the … [Read more...]

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