How to Help Children With Anxiety: 5 Tips for Parents

How to Help Children With Anxiety: 5 Tips for Parents

Want to know how to help children with anxiety? What does the research say? What should parents know? Children today are being bombarded with worries that preceding generations didn’t face. While anxiety disorders in children and teens have been on the rise for 15 years, the Covid-19 pandemic disruption exacerbated an already alarming situation. Keep reading for five things to do if you want to help children cope with an anxiety disorder.

What Causes Childhood Anxiety? (+Behavioral Symptoms)

What Causes Childhood Anxiety? (+Behavioral Symptoms)

Wondering what causes childhood anxiety? What sources of stress do today’s children face? What behavior should parents look out for? More children are grappling with mental health issues due to factors like rising gun violence and pandemic stress, made worse by earlier puberty and 24/7 access to the internet. However, there is a lack of professional resources to identify and help children suffering from anxiety. Read on for an overview of what causes childhood anxiety in today’s society and what the symptoms are.

Expanding Access to College: A Three-Tiered Solution

Expanding Access to College: A Three-Tiered Solution

Who has access to college in America? How might that access be expanded? In Excellent Sheep, author and former Yale professor William Deresiewicz makes the case that elite colleges and universities in the U.S. are selective to the point of detriment. He explains how the government, schools, and parents can collectively overhaul U.S. higher education to alleviate the problem. Continue reading to learn Deresiewicz’s proposed solution.

How to Encourage Active-Learning: Methods + Tips

How to Encourage Active-Learning: Methods + Tips

What is active learning? How can you make your students more engaged in the learning process? An active-learning method is where students engage with the material in a meaningful way as opposed to passively memorizing information. When you take on the role of an educator, it’s important to make active learning central to how you educate others so they can be open to new ideas.  Here’s why it’s important to encourage active learning as opposed to rote memorization.

How Childhood Conditioning Still Controls You

How Childhood Conditioning Still Controls You

What is childhood conditioning? How can it lead to negative long-term effects? Holistic psychologist Nicole LePera says the thoughts and behaviors you have adopted as an adult stem from your childhood conditioning. If your parents instilled negative beliefs, then you could still be subconsciously controlled by them, even as an adult. Keep reading to learn how your childhood conditioning could still be affecting you, according to LePera.

How to Choose a College: Prioritizing Quality Education

How to Choose a College: Prioritizing Quality Education

Are you or your child considering college? What are your priorities? If you’re wondering how to choose a college, conventional wisdom might lead you astray. Prestigious schools might seem to be the way to go. But, not only are they outrageously expensive, they don’t necessarily provide the best education, according to William Deresiewicz. Keep reading to learn Deresiewicz’s advice, along with some tips on how to make the most of a college tour.

The 3 Parenting Styles Psychologists Say Are Toxic

The 3 Parenting Styles Psychologists Say Are Toxic

Which three parenting styles are toxic, according to psychologists? Why are these three styles harmful to children? According to holistic psychologist Nicole LePera, your parents conditioned you to think, feel, and behave in specific ways. If your parents engaged in any of the three parenting styles psychologists have labeled as toxic, then your childhood experiences could have led you to develop defensive beliefs and behaviors. Read on to learn the three toxic parenting styles and their negative effects, according to psychology.

The Meaning of Emotional Development for Children

The Meaning of Emotional Development for Children

What does emotional development mean in early childhood? Why is emotional development so important for children, according to psychology? Lisa Feldman Barrett’s book, How Emotions Are Made, explains a new theory of emotions, according to Barrett’s background in neuroscience and psychology. Barrett’s new theory of constructed emotions impacts the meaning and importance of emotional development for young children. Read on to find out the meaning of emotional development in early childhood, according to Barrett’s new theory.