Building Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Self-esteem — a person's sense of worth — is important for success. When children feel confident and secure, they're more likely to succeed in school and achieve personal goals. As they get older, they learn to confront problems and resist peer pressure. More...

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Body Image and Summer

With tank tops, shorts, and swimsuits, summertime reveals skin along with body insecurities. Stripping down to a swimsuit, skimpy or not, increases anxiety in women and men who don’t feel so great about their body. And that’s many, if not most, of them. About 45% of...

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Stress in the Workplace

While some workplace stress is normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and performance, impact your physical and emotional health, and affect your relationships and home life. It can even determine success or failure on the job. You can’t control...

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Benefits of Play Therapy and Autism

Young children learn through play. Typically developing children use play to build physical and social skills, to try on different personalities and characters, and to forge friendships. Autistic children, however, may play in very different ways. They are more likely...

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Dealing With Anger for Teens

Do you lose your temper and wonder why? Are there days when you feel like you just wake up angry? Some of it may be the changes your body's going through: All those hormones you hear so much about can cause mood swings and confused emotions. Some of it may be stress:...

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Emotional and verbal abuse

You may not think you are being abused if you’re not being hurt physically. But emotional and verbal abuse can have short-term and long-lasting effects that are just as serious as the effects of physical abuse. Emotional and verbal abuse includes insults and attempts...

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We wanna give a BIG THANK YOU to Allstate Insurance for donating us $1,000 to Mended Hearts Stable Inc. Thank You to Jami Renfrow and her Allstate team for thinking about us at Mended Hearts!...

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