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April 25, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: The Downside of Criticism

For this pearl, I'm quoting directly from the book Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings, albeit in excerpts.  The chapter on […]
April 22, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Praise Effort, Not Intelligence or the End Result

Ok, this was a big one for me.  I think I do a good job of praising effort but I am totally guilty of praising intelligence.  […]
April 19, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Getting Out of the Way

I'm on Chapter 5 of this fantastic book and it just keeps getting better. As I come across the pearls, I'm writing these quick blogs to […]
April 16, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens — Adolescence: Countering the Negative News

Ah, dreaded adolescents.  Whelp, that was a Freudian slip!  I meant to say dreaded adolescence, but I guess my fingers typed what I was actually thinking! […]
April 14, 2016

B.R.E.A.T.H.E.

B.R.E.A.T.H.E..  Calm-down.  Just take a deep breath.  That's it.  Count to 5 and just B.R.E.A.T.H.E. How many times have we used this strategy to calm ourselves […]
April 13, 2016

The Seven Crucial C’s of Resilience

Another pearl from this amazing book that I am currently reading-  Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings.  As I come across […]
April 10, 2016

Building Resilience in Children and Teens: 3 Core Concepts

As my sons quickly approach the tweener years, I am constantly looking for resources to support our goal of raising thoughtful, caring, self-sufficient children with healthy […]
February 19, 2016

#AskAPsychiatrist about SUICIDE — #MeToo

Yesterday, I did #AskAPsychiatrist about SUICIDE.  I was compelled to do this topic because in less than three weeks, I was touched by suicide five times.  […]
February 9, 2016

How to Treat Antidepressant-Induc​ed Sexual Side Effects

Psychiatric News gives us a short, but sweet article on what to do when antidepressants cause unwanted sexual side effects.  The highlights: Evaluate sexual functioning prior […]