How Parents Can Help Kids Cope With School Shootings

Many children have seen video of the school shooting in Nashville. Just because there are many mass shootings doesn’t mean your child isn’t affected. Your children may be watching video of a school shooting.

4 ways to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma

A parent’s unresolved trauma can affect a child’s well-being. By cultivating a healthy relationship with anger, making space for all feelings, knowing that true love comes with understanding and by meeting your child’s need, you can break the cycle.

Innovation and Inspiring Positive Change

Human beings are uniquely equipped to create, though there are some who are naturally innovative. According to Psychology Today, there are three commonly shared tendencies of an innovator: frequent exposure to new stimuli and different viewpoints, questioning authority, and trying to find new ways to… Read More

Remote Working and its Impact on Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in many societal shifts, not the smallest of which was the transition to remote working for countless employees. Now, nearly two-and-a-half years later, many businesses are still allowing employees to work partly or exclusively from home, with no plans to change… Read More

Is Sunshine Good for the Soul?

Bright blue skies. Soft breezes. Grass beneath your feet. Birds chirping. Being outside in God’s creation can have a profound impact on mental health, and sunshine may be one of the best medicines for those who are struggling. This assertion is not only intuitive but… Read More

Harness the Liberating Power of Forgiveness

Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D. Psychology Today blog post, October 3, 2022 Research has established that forgiveness frees us from the painful chains that bind us to the past. Those who practice forgiveness have been shown to have less anxiety, depression, and anger—and greater happiness, self-esteem, inner peace,… Read More

Taming Underground Shame from the Early Years

Glenn R. Schiraldi Ph.D., Hidden Wounds Even after disturbing memories from childhood have been reworked, lingering remnants of shame can disrupt one’s peace and sense of wholeness in adulthood. Recall that shame from childhood adversity lodges primarily in the non-verbal, visual right brain, with its… Read More

Inspiring Innovation in an Increasingly Fragmented Society

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing was encouraged in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Now, in the wake of the pandemic, some researchers are asking questions and delving in to the lingering social and mental effects of social distancing. What has been… Read More