Parenting

Love Principle for Parents

  Stress follows us home! Or in some cases, it walks through the door with a gym bag wreaking of wrestling gear, sweat and half eaten lunch. Stress throws tantrums because you refuse to allow your fifteen year old to date a 24 year old or simply because your teens want to ruin your day.… Continue reading Love Principle for Parents

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The TOLL of Bereavement, and BLACK HOLE

Suicide has been a rampant part of our teen culture for the past decade. The following articles is meant to help parents and relatives looking for answers, not as to what happened but as to how you can survive the journey ahead. Excerpt taken from http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/coping-loss-bereavement-and-grief Coping With Loss The loss of a loved one… Continue reading The TOLL of Bereavement, and BLACK HOLE

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Link Between Divorce and Teen Depression

I’m Divorced and my Teen is Depressed! Depression in teenagers does not mean they can’t get out of bed. The signs are more often coated in poor academic performance, isolation from peers, loss of interest in activities, mood changes, appetite changes, new sleep patterns etc. For some parents the onset of teen depression is obvious… Continue reading Link Between Divorce and Teen Depression

Parenting

The Love Principle offers a Safety Net for students.

The United States is in an obvious uproar, again, over a very hostile subject. The subject is our children in harms way. American children face a cold harsh world that presents them with constant violence, threats, and apprehensiveness. Many of our kids have been left to fend for themselves emotionally. Parents are more and more… Continue reading The Love Principle offers a Safety Net for students.

Personal Issues

Why I wish I went to Therapy Sooner

If you've had the opportunity to find the right therapist, then you understand the power of sitting with someone who really hears you. The gift of being heard can unravel decades of self-proclaimed lies that appear after rejection, heart-ache, trauma, or natural devastation. Living in Florida, I know all too well the frightening impact of… Continue reading Why I wish I went to Therapy Sooner

Parenting, Pending Divorce, Personal Issues

Free of the parent trap After my divorce

There's a nasty downside to life after divorce, and here it is: You still have no control. If you thought the uncertainty of the divorce process ended when the judge ruled, you were misinformed. Legally you can be free from the jerk, cheater, philanderer or worse, you can begin a life of repeat court dates,… Continue reading Free of the parent trap After my divorce

Personal Issues

11 Very Good Reasons to go to Therapy

Because there’s nothing wrong with seeking help. Posted By Lindsay Holmes on Huffington Post, March 2017 Therapy is so much more than sitting on a couch. Misconceptions abound about what it means to talk to a mental health professional. The need to talk about your emotions is seen as something to poke fun at, weak or shameful. That stigma… Continue reading 11 Very Good Reasons to go to Therapy