You hate to see your kid in distress. When your child is anxious, as the parent, you want to soothe them. While this behavior might be innocent at first, it can snowball. You might find yourself limiting their growth down the road. If you’re the parent to a child with chronic anxiety, learning to help them manage stress on their own will prepare them for emotional regulation as an adult.
The holidays can be an especially tough challenge when you’re coping with grief. As everyone around you comes together to celebrate during a season of joy, you’re feeling the weight of a lost loved one. You’re probably anxious and frustrated that no one seems to understand what it’s like when you have a missing piece of your family.
Every day, over 300 people are shot on average in the United States. After mass shootings happen, they remain in the news cycle for months or even years. More and more children are being exposed to gun violence either directly or indirectly, via social media, news outlets, and conversations at home and school.
You see it on television and in conversations with friends: the advice, as soon as someone is arguing with their spouse, is to “go to couples therapy.” But what about other relationships? You might have issues with your parents, siblings, friends, and even coworkers.
The conversation about race in America is becoming more visible and more important each day. The killing of unarmed Black people by police has brought racial issues to the forefront. If you’re not a person of color, it’s on you to listen and learn about race and racism for yourself.