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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.

Everyone Is Going Through Something...

Sometimes the bravest thing to do is to speak about what you are feeling vulnerable about in the hopes of improving your life and helping others to do the same. So many of us that experience symptoms of depression and anxiety hold back from talking with others about these feelings. Thank you for inspiring courageousness: Kevin Love, DeMar DeRozan, and Kelly Oubre Jr. -  and for reminding us that "everyone is going through something."


How to Be Happier

Most people want to increase their level of happiness – whether they feel that they are already generally “happy” or not.  The good news is that there are ways to be happier in your life overall and day to day.  The challenge is putting in the work to get there.

What Are Boundaries?

Personal boundaries define our edges. They create a space where we can feel, act, and genuinely be who we are. Boundaries provide important information to us as we make decisions about how to express ourselves with integrity and still remain respectful of others.