Recognizing mental health problems in children and teens

For many children, the thought of going to school brings excitement. But for some, it brings fears, worries and anxiety. Mental health is the foundation of life, especially for growing children who experience incredible growth and development in their child and teen years. But children are often unable to fully understand or express their feelings. … Continue reading Recognizing mental health problems in children and teens

Rainy day blues? 8 ways to boost your mood when the sun is away

Willie Nelson sings, “Save those dimes and nickels, save ‘em for a rainy day.” But what happens when the rainy and gray days keep coming, day after day after day? Have you ever wondered how these rainy days affect us? You’re probably heard some people complain about more joint pain, changes in mood, feeling tired … Continue reading Rainy day blues? 8 ways to boost your mood when the sun is away

How to help your child shake school-related anxiety

As a parent, it can be concerning when your child starts to show signs of school-related anxiety. School is the place where they go to learn, grow and socialize — it shouldn’t be something they dread or fear. School-related anxiety can take many forms. Some children may become irritable or moody just talking about school. … Continue reading How to help your child shake school-related anxiety