Technology is stressing out Americans. The key to engaging with technology and social media is responsible use that promotes connection and contentment.

Technology is Stressing Out Americans

The American Psychological Association’s Stress in AmericaTM poll shows parents struggling to balance personal and family technology use. I hate talking on the phone. I find it to be a necessary...
While every child is different and there are no hard-and-fast rules about when certain developmental milestones occur, there are general timelines for when we expect to see certain accomplishments. So, what are appropriate behaviors for a four-year-old?

What Are Appropriate Behaviors for a Four-Year-Old?

Appropriate Behaviors for a Four-Year-Old While every child is different and there are no hard-and-fast rules about when certain developmental milestones occur, there are general timelines for when we expect to see certain accomplishments. Relatedly,...
Do you look around the room and say: why do I have so much stuff?! Let's look at the psychology behind clutter and analyze why we accumulate so much stuff.

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? Getting to the Root of Clutter

Why Do You Have So Much Stuff? Have you ever attempted to get rid of some of your stuff and realized it was much harder than you thought it...
For some teens, summer is not the most anticipated season of the year, with the sting of loneliness and depression lurking in the shadow of summer fun. The melancholy of depression is pronounced next to the pressure to have spectacular summer. Are you stuck in a summer slump? Here's how to cope with the summer blues!

Stuck in a Summer Slump? Coping with Summer Blues

It’s Officially the First Day of Summer... The season of fun, freedom, and carefree living. The countdown to summer begins as soon as we ring in the new year, anticipation building until the final bell...
A 2017 German study evaluated whether or not sleeping location affected sleep quality in dating couples. They discovered that male partners tend to sleep better when they sleep with a partner, regardless of whether or not they were sleeping in their own bed or their partner’s bed. Co-sleeping comes and insomnia...

Your Bed or Mine? The Struggles of Sleeping With a Partner

Check out the second part of this series: Your Bed or Mine? The Struggle of Sleeping Apart People who struggle with insomnia face many challenges, and one of the biggest can be adapting their sleep...
With three years of working with college students under my belt, I’ve heard students describe the necessity to stay up until 4 am, skip dinner and breakfast, and even skip showers to cram for an exam. Is it possible to care TOO much?

Is It Possible to Care TOO Much?

With three years of working with college students under my belt, I’ve heard students describe the necessity to stay up until 4 am, skip dinner and breakfast, and even skip showers to cram for...
Intelligence (IQ) is one of the most stable traits in human beings. A child's IQ, as measured during childhood, is not likely to change significantly over time. The level of one's education can change, but an IQ score cannot. Check out these 5 reasons why you should have your child's IQ tested immediately!

5 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Child’s IQ Tested

Intelligence (IQ) Is One of the Most Stable Traits in Human Beings A child's IQ, as measured during childhood, is not likely to change significantly over time. The level of one's education can change, but...
“The world has become such a scary place,” a nervous mom told me not too long ago. “It’s so much harder to be a parent today than it used to be.” I think many of us would be inclined to agree with her. Nowadays, it's hard parenting in a scary world. That's why it's important to raise resilient kids!

Parenting in a Scary World: Raising Resilient Kids

“The world has become such a scary place,” a nervous mom told me not too long ago, her face tight with anxiety. “It’s so much harder to be a parent today than it used...
“This lady is all up in my business! She has no concept of boundaries!” With the ease that this word seeps out of our mouths, it can feel as though setting healthy boundaries is common sense and effortless. But how do you set boundaries and what are the risks of boundaries, personal space, and comfort zones?

The Risks of Boundaries, Personal Space, and Comfort Zones

“Boundaries” Is a Bit of a Buzzword These Days... People like to throw this idea around a lot: when talking about personal space (literal and figurative), when retelling a story of an acquaintance who texts...
How do I get my teen to talk to me? This is a common statement I hear from parents about their teen. Parents often desire that their child talks to them and share with them what is happening at school or with their friends. There are a few common parenting pitfalls that tend to immediately shut down communication...

How Do I Get My Teen to Talk to Me?

“How Do I Get My Teen to Talk to Me?” This is a common statement I hear from parents about their teen. Parents often desire that their child talks to them and share with them...