Ever feel like you're on the outside looking in? Are you shy? Do you find yourself wanting to crawl inside your shell?
Anxiety as an emotion is as normal as a cycle on your washing machine. Our very survival depends on it, in fact. The sophisticated survival mechanisms in the brain have been around for 250 million years... so how does anxiety end up becoming disordered, as it has for around one in four of us?
What is it that makes a house a home? What are the things that make our home a sanctuary? Why can we sometimes not wait to be able to "just get home"? What is the psychology of home?
First there was the silverback gorilla shot and killed at an Ohio zoo when a toddler fell in his enclosure. The video went viral across social media.
Feeling emotionally and physically exhausted? Or more cynical or impatient than usual? Have you been getting sick more often? Or feeling less useful? If you answered yes to these questions, chances are you are burnt out.
My biggest problem for the week has been that I haven't been able to cry. I'm not a crier anyway, I know that, but this week I should've cried but I couldn't. No tears. No matter how hard I squeezed my eyes shut and tried to force them out. Nada.
Welcome to the Coping Toolkit article on strategies to assist you to manage your teenager's social media use. This is the much shorter and user-friendly version of The One About Teenagers and the Internet. Please add comments regarding any other strategies that have worked for you!