Parents want to trust their children, but they also want to make sure their kids are safe and responsible. So, how much privacy should a child have?

How Much Privacy Should a Child Have?

How Much Privacy Should a Child Have?Should I check my son’s Facebook?  Should I read my daughter’s journal? What’s my child doing on their phone? Should kids have privacy...
Our culture is failing our children if we delay educating them about their bodies, sexual activity, non-sexual touch, and consent until the teenage years

Non-Sexual Touch Should Still Require Consent, Regardless of Age

“Understanding Consent” is a multi-part series exploring consent, sexual assault, and the conversation our nation is having around bodily autonomy and women.Understanding Consent Series - Yes...
Beginning therapy can be hard for many people and finding the right therapist is tough. Here's how to find the right therapist for you or a loved one.

A Beginner’s Guide to Finding the Right Therapist for You or a Loved One

How to Find the Right Therapist for YouThe process of beginning therapy can be hard for many people.First, we have to acknowledge there...
Consent is not interpreting no as yes. Consent is not taking silence as unlimited access to a person’s body. Let's talk more about silence in rape culture.

Yes Is the Only Word That Validates Consent: The Role of Silence in Rape...

Understanding Consent is a multi-part series exploring consent, sexual assault, and the conversation our nation is having around women.Understanding Consent Series - Yes Is the Only Word...
Burnout is a state of physical and emotional exhaustion due to overwork and stress that can lead to a feeling of ineffectiveness and a lack of meaning.video

Are You Physically and Emotionally Exhausted? Identifying and Overcoming Burnout

What is Burnout?Burnout is a state of physical and emotional exhaustion due to overwork and stress that can lead to a feeling of ineffectiveness and a lack of...
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? All-or-Nothing 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...
As early as possible, teach children the value of money. I mean this. Here's how to teach your child the value of money, regardless of their age!

How to Teach Your Child the Value of Money, Regardless of Their Age

In this article, Dr. Frank Gaskill shares tips and tricks on how parents can teach children about money, regardless of their age. The article is broken down by age brackets.
In this episode of the Psych Bytes Podcast, Craig Pohlman, and Jennifer Fights, do a deep dive into the history, psychology, and benefits of mindfulness!video

From Chaos to Calm: The Practice of Mindfulness

From Chaos to Calm: The Practice of MindfulnessMindfulness is a popular buzzword these days. It’s written about in blogs, discussed on podcasts, and encouraged...
Is dating dead? Young adults are taking their time to commit to long-term relationships (LTRs), a phenomenon characteristic of the new developmental period of emerging adulthood. This extended period allows for individuals to explore relationship preferences and enjoy sex without the pressure to commit to a LTR.

Is Dating Dead? From Hooking Up to Finding Love

From Hooking-Up to Finding LoveIs dating dead? That’s the popular question from those seeking to understand the hookup culture and the technologically-driven, casual romantic meet-up.
As White parents, it is not enough to just talk to our children about race and racism. They need to understand the different types of racisim...

Talk Isn’t Cheap: White Parents Need to Discuss Racism with Their Kids

When I write, I need to feel compelled to do so. I also think that my own worries about what others think of me affects my voice – if that makes sense.