How to Use the 'Batman Effect' to Teach Kids Perseverance

Whether you're trying to get your child to do chores, or you want him to finish his math homework, the 'Batman Effect' will help him get it done.

Facebook's Changes Could Be Bad for Your Mental Health

Facebook is making some changes in 2018 and studies show the changes to user's news feeds could be bad for their psychological well-being.

7 Ways to Overcome Toxic Self-Criticism

You have 60,000 thoughts per day. That's 60,000 chances to either build yourself up or tear yourself down.

How to Incorporate More Gratitude Into Your Life This Year

Incorporating more gratitude into your life could be the easiest way to change your life this year. Here's an easy way to become more grateful.

5 Alternatives to Traditional New Year's Resolutions

These alternatives will help you go on more adventures, connect with amazing people, learn new things, and grow stronger in 2018.

4 Ways Nature Can Help You Build Mental Strength

Not all muscle is built in the gym. There are several ways nature can help you build the mental muscle you need to reach your greatest potential.

How Mentally Strong People Think (It's Not Always Positive)

There's a lot to be said for positive thinking, but it won't make you mentally strong. Here's how to train your brain to think differently.

Kids with These Skills Are Twice as Likely to Go to College

All children have the ability to learn these skills, we just have to teach them. Here are five exercises you should start teaching your kids today.

There's a Difference Between Privacy and Secrecy

Talking about your emotional wounds can make you mentally stronger. But it's important to be intentional about who you share your story with and when you decide to share it.

Should Kids Be Allowed to Take Mental Health Days?

You wouldn't think twice about letting your child stay home from school for a physical illness like the flu. But should you let him take a mental health day?

How to Talk to Kids About Terrorism

Talking about the harsh realities of life shouldn't be an attempt to toughen kids up, but it can be an opportunity to help them build mental strength.

10 Reasons Why Today's Teenagers Are So Anxious

We're robbing American teenagers of the mental strength they need to stay healthy.

Why Mentally Strong Parents Let Kids Fight Their Own Battles

If you want to raise mentally strong kids, think of yourself as a guide—not a protector.

3 Ways Parent Shaming Takes a Toll on Kids

The fear of being shamed has changed the way we're raising the next generation—and it's not for the better.

Why It's Hard to Let Go of Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

There's a good chance you developed self-limiting beliefs during childhood that you're still holding onto. Research explains why it's so hard to recognize your capabilities.

How to Train Your Brain to Think Differently

Studies show you can physically change your brain by changing the way you think. Here are three strategies that will train your brain to think differently.

7 Reasons It's Tough to Raise Mentally Strong Kids

On the surface, you might think today's parents have it easy. But raising resilient kids who will become responsible adults is a challenge in modern-day society.

How to Talk to Kids About the Las Vegas Shooting

It's hard to know how to explain the Las Vegas shooting to kids. Here are some tips for holding some tough conversations with children.

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do

Giving up these unhealthy — yet common — parenting practices could be the key to helping your children reach their greatest potential.

7 Things Mentally Strong Parents Know

Telling your kids to "act brave" or "look on the bright side" won't work if you don't role model the appropriate skills.

How to Raise Mentally Strong Kids in Today's World

Mentally strong kids turn into resilient adults who are equipped to tackle whatever life throws their way. Here's how you can help your child build mental muscle.

This Is How Mentally Strong People Deal With Snarky Comments

Studies show snarky behavior can spread. Here's how to stay strong when you're dealing with sarcasm, passive-aggressive comments, and backhanded compliments.

3 Times a Mental Health Day Could Do More Harm Than Good

A day off from work won't automatically improve your mental health. It's what you do with that time that matters.

Psychological Problems: Are They Your Parent's Fault?

There's no such thing as a perfect childhood. And while some of your struggles may have helped you grow stronger, others may have left long-lasting emotional scars.

3 Ways Your Childhood Shaped Your Core Beliefs

The simple life lessons you learned in childhood influence the choices you make as an adult.

Parents, Please Don't Attend Your Child's Job Interview

A survey reveals that parents are getting more involved in their adult children's careers. And it's doing more harm than good.

10 Signs You're a People-Pleaser

Being agreeable and cooperative is a good thing. But being subservient could backfire.

We're Raising a Generation of Wimpy Kids

The ultimate goal of parenting should be to work yourself out of a job. But studies show most young adults feel they lack the emotional skills they need to face life's challenges.

The 1 Skill College Students Wish Their Parents Taught Them

We invest a lot of time in teaching young people to be academically prepared for the future, but we often overlook the skills they really need to succeed.

How to Bounce Back from Epic Parenting Fails

Social media has changed the way we talk about parenting failures. And not necessarily for the better.