The Value of Mental Training for Student Athletes

The sports industry has changed tremendously over the last few decades. It has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry that both influences and captivates us year-round. Our role models are often athletes who inspire us with possibilities and motivate us to achieve high levels of performance.

What is Self-Injury?

Self-injury is when people deliberately harm themselves and damage bodily tissue. Self-injury takes many forms and people engage in self-injurious behaviors for various reasons. Learn more about self-injury and why some individuals engage in these behaviors in an attempt to cope.

Generation Z and Anxiety - What Parents Need to Know

Did you know that Generation Z, America’s youngest adults, those between the ages of 15-21, are most likely to report poor mental health? The American Psychological Association’s (APA) 12th annual Stress in America survey (August 2018) indicates that teens these days are not only dealing with daily stressors and anxieties related to school, friends, and family, but they are also struggling with fears related to safety, powerlessness, political unrest, and countless other national and global issues. Given these difficult circumstances, parenting Gen Z teens can be one of the most challenging and emotionally trying experiences. Christine Carter from Mindful magazine shares several helpful mindful approaches parents can practice to better understand their stressed-out teen’s needs.

Are You Procrastinating? Read this!

Right now, rather than doing paperwork, I am procrastinating by writing a blog post. Procrastinating is something that we all do in our daily lives, though have you ever stopped to ask yourself…why am I procrastinating? This NY Times article explains how procrastination is less about laziness and how it’s more of an emotional regulation problem. Go ahead, click on the link, you know you’re avoiding something…