The College Experience – Social Media & Anxiety

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Experience is a great teacher. We learn though successes, we learn through mistakes, and we even learn from the internet. This summer, we are helping our students learn before their college experience. We have pulled together our experience in working with some of the brightest students, experience from working on … Read More

Helicopter Parenting: Part 2

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Now that you know what helicopter parenting is, it’s time to discuss the consequences and how this parenting style might affect your child. I am also going to give you some tips on how to adjust your parenting style so that your child might avoid these consequences.

Helicopter Parenting: Part 1

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Helicopter parenting. It’s a term that we’ve all heard before. But what does it really mean? In this blog, I will help you better understand this concept and why you or someone you know might be acting this way.

How to Talk to Your Children About Tragedy, Part 2 of 2

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In the previous blog, we discussed tips on how to talk to your children when we are faced with tragic situations. But what if your children are not handling it well? How do you help your children manage and cope? Here are a few ways to help.

How to Talk to Your Children About Tragedy, Part 1 of 2

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As adults, it can be hard for us to understand or even wrap our minds around tragedy. It can be even harder to try to explain a tragedy to our children. How do you even start? Detailed below are few tips in order to help you talk to your children when faced with tragedy.

Far from loved ones? Tips to stay connected!

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Due to college, jobs or relationships, most of us live in a different state or even country than our friends and family. If this is the case, how do we stay connected with one another? Here are a few tips to stay connected.

Feeling Stuck? Moving to a new city might just be the answer!

Have you ever thought about packing up everything you own and moving to a new place? Maybe its for adventure, maybe its because of a breakup, or maybe its just because you’ve lived in the same place your whole life. Whatever your reason might be, you are making a great decision. Moving to a new city can have a very positive effect on your psyche.

How Vacations Positively Affect Your Mental Health

Vacations help to alleviate stress. When someone is under chronic stress, it begins to take a toll his or her physical and mental health. Taking a vacation has the ability to break the cycle of chronic stress.

Can Pets Help to Improve Mental Health?

Pets can be a very important source of social and emotional support. Pets have been shown to improve symptoms of mental health diagnoses ranging from depression to PTSD.