Recent research reveals remarkably strong links between the way you got along with your peers in elementary school and a wide range of outcomes in adulthood. Can your health, your happiness, your salary, your insecurities, and your relationships all be traced back to what happened to you on the playground in grade school?
What if we banded together to stop the assault on our daughter's mental health? Every one of us has contributed to the horrible media messages that bombard American girls. But there is is one simple solution. Don't click! If for one month, no one clicked on internet stories that distorted girls' values about their self worth, then we would be sending a message to stop!
You can rely on a pediatrician to offer treatment proven to work, but this is not the case for mental health providers. Parents need to ask questions, do their research, and select treatment that has been proven to work. This piece offers tips and warnings that every parent needs to know!
What do you do when you’re stressed out? Talk to friends? Listen to music? Chances are that you would not even think about doing something like, say, cutting your arm with a knife until you draw blood.