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…

Write a Letter!

We often hear about focusing on gratitude to improve our mental health, increase happiness, and enhance our connections with others. Creating daily gratitude journals can be a way of keeping track of what you appreciate and can help you to reflect back on what has been most important. However, Kristen Manieri from www.gottman.com shares an idea of how she was able to pass along her gratitude!

Metta Psychology – Business Inspires

We are excited to announce that our very own Dr. Riedl was invited by the TriVillage Chamber Partnership to share her insights on a recent podcast! Click here to learn more about Dr. Riedl, Metta Psychology Group, and her thoughts on mental health.