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Children with differentiated learning are fine just the way they are. It’s time for the education system to change for them – not the other way around.

Why “One Size Fits All” Doesn’t Work in the Education System

Having a child with ADHD can be tough. I’ve definitely struggled with who Gabe is over the years. As a baby, he would just lay on the floor surrounded by toys and...

How to Develop Emotional Awareness: OMEGAS

Using the acronym “OMEGAS,” Dr. Dave Verhaagen offers a six-part plan to help young adults live happier and emotionally healthier lives. He previously wrote about Optimism and Mindfulness, but here he talks...
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The Quest For Love: Leveling Up In The Dating Game

The dating landscape is constantly changing due to societal factors, personal values, and of course, technology. With hundreds of dating apps and websites flooding the market, connecting with likeminded individuals has never...
What does it mean to embrace the suck? The suck is the point during a task in which you want to give up. Mental toughness is important for personal growth.

Embrace the Suck! The 4 C’s of Mental Toughness

What Does It Mean to Embrace the Suck?Today, individuals looking for success are bound to find hot takes on the internet and in the popular press, on how...
Non-judgment is a mindfulness practice of observing the events of your situation without judging them as good or bad, so you stick to the facts.video

What is Non-Judgment?

So, what is non-judgment?Non-judgment is a mindfulness practice of observing the events of your situation without judging them as good or bad, so you stick to the facts....
Black-and-white thinking, or all-or-nothing thinking, is the “polarized lens” of cognitive distortions associated with mood swings and relational conflict.

Stuck in a Worn-Out Story? Black-and-White Thinking Could Be the Culprit

Pain is a part of the human experience, but it’s the unhelpful thoughts we have about our pain, and our response to these thoughts, that fuel psychological distress. In the world of...
PERMA model is a model by Martin Seligman that helps you attain overall well-being as opposed to just short term boosts of happiness.video

What is the PERMA Model by Martin Seligman?

In this video, we're going into the PERMA model by Martin Seligman and what that entails.PERMA model is a model that helps you attain overall well-being as...
Auditory Processing Disorder, or APD, means that something is negatively affecting the brain’s ability to process or interpret auditory information.

What is Auditory Processing Disorder? Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Auditory Processing Disorders, while gathering a bit more attention every day, are still relatively unheard of by many people and often misunderstood. One of the difficulties in identifying Auditory...
As parents, partners, even friends, we tend to fall into one of two categories: an octopus (the pursuer) or a turtle (the avoider). Which one are you?

Are You an Octopus or a Turtle?

As parents, partners, even friends, we tend to fall into one of two categories:An octopus (the pursuer) A turtle (the avoider)Understanding the role we...
Caregiver burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude. Balancing caregiving and personal responsibilities is no easy task.

Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions to Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver is a challenging and time-consuming job. Caring for someone who is ill or disabled requires energy, time and resources. Often, the caregiver is a family member, a friend or...