"Coping with stress is simple...though not always easy." We hear so much about stress. Most of it negative. Most of it about the sources or symptoms. Some of it inaccurate. And much of it not helpful. SOS To STRESS Day This day was conceived because we need to hear more about how to deal with stress and build our … [Read more...] about SOS To STRESS Day – June 30
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It is hard to understand how a child can experience depression. What do they have to be depressed about? As caregivers and parents, we need to remind ourselves, that while a child’s problems may seem minor to us, they can be overwhelming to them. Your first warning signs will probably be changes in behaviour that may suggest a troubled and unhappy … [Read more...] about Are Our Children Dealing With Depression?
Myth – Children do not attempt or die by suicide In fact, 3% of our children are suicidal at any given time and our rates are increasing among our youth. It's important to understand children and suicide. It is the second leading cause of death among our children ages 15-19 and studies show that 1 in 7 students have seriously considered … [Read more...] about Children And Suicide: Myth or Fact?
I had a family member ask me if I take my own stress advice. My reply was, "Yes, and could you imagine what I would be like if I didn't!" I learned that it's ok to get frustrated. Coping With Life Some days when things are so hectic that I forget where I am suppose to be or I leave important notes and items back at my … [Read more...] about Coping With Life: It’s OK To Get Frustrated