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Stress Management: Learning How to Deal With Anger in a Healthy Way

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Have you ever been really stressed or angry? I know I have and if you are human, I am sure you have as well. I have always felt guilty for feeling angry even when I had good reason to be. Currently, I am learning to come to terms with

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Mental Health: 5 Ways to Help Support a Mentally Ill Sibling

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When my son was diagnosed with Schizophrenia there were two younger children still living at home. His illness necessitated a move to a new town so that he could receive medical treatment which meant that the two younger children were uprooted from their familiar lives to a place we had…

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Emotions: Three Ways to Express Feelings Effectively

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Emotions—I have no shame. Yesterday, I brought my new book along to a neighbor child’s bowling party. The saving grace: my plan was not to show it to all of the moms and dads at the alley—just to the few who had shared my excitement, exhaustion, and general…

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I Feel Angry! Teaching Kids to Use I-Messages to Express Emotion

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Have you ever been in a situation where you were so overwhelmed with feelings of anger that you were at a loss for words? You had the presence of mind to know all of the things that you shouldn’t say, but weren’t quite sure how to express your true feelings…

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Five Steps for Turning Stressful Situations Into Learning Opportunities With Kids

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Six-year old Ian’s parents are going through a bitter divorce. With his estranged mom and dad still living under the same roof, Ian experiences a chaotic home environment that includes domestic violence and inconsistent care. At school, Ian often has unexplained meltdowns and major over-reactions to simple requests by his…

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