In a world obsessed with physical appearance, it may be tempting to believe that we have very little control over how our children feel about their bodies.

5 Steps Parents Can Take to Promote a Positive Body Image for Their Children

In a world obsessed with physical appearance, it may be tempting to believe that we as parents have very little control over how our children feel about their bodies.
Helping your child develop healthy habits at a young age can promote healthy eating for a lifetime, which can reduce their risk for eating disorders.

4 Ways to Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Relationship with Food

Having a healthy relationship with food doesn’t always come naturally. Helping your child develop healthy habits at a young age can promote healthy eating for a lifetime, which can reduce their risk...
Many loved ones and friends often struggle with knowing what to say to someone who is struggling with an eating disorder.

Supporting Friends or Loved Ones Struggling with an Eating Disorder

Many loved ones and friends often struggle with knowing what to say to someone who is struggling with an eating disorder. Eating disorders are very complex and they cannot be ignored.
Here are four types of parenting styles. These four styles include rejecting parents, purposeful parents, authoritative parents, and buddy parents.

What Kind of Parent Are You? Four Types of Parenting Styles

A little over a decade ago, I wrote Parenting the Millennial Generation. For a parenting book, it drew a decent amount of attention-getting mentioned six times in USA Today as well as...
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What is Radical Acceptance?

We've all struggled with moments that we don't have control over and we get really frustrated in that moment.A few examples of this could be a traffic...
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 | Psych Bytes Podcast

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....