If your child has anxiety, he or she is not alone. In the United States, it is the most common mental health condition, impacting more than 40 million adults and 4.4 million children. Given these numbers, you may find yourself asking a common question: What can I do?
Moving to a different location is a challenging process that comes with a lot of stress. It becomes even more daunting if you need to move immediately or when you have little time to prepare for the move. The moving process involves many different formalities, including canceling all your subscriptions in your current home to packing your personal belongings, finding the ideal removalist, and moving to the new house.
You love your family. You care deeply about their well-being. Whether you wish for your kids to ace an upcoming test at school or hope your husband executes a big meeting at work, you always have your family’s best interest in mind. In today’s world, it’s very easy to become disconnected from each other, even while spending so much time together. Kids can escape to their devices, adults can get lost in the news of the world, sometimes you can find yourself focusing less on yourself and your own wellbeing and more on everything else that is out of control. Prioritizing your family’s mental health and overall wellbeing can be tricky. Below are a few ways you can improve them.
It’s no secret that motherhood is stressful. You worry about your crying newborn, your preschooler’s developmental milestones, and your teenager’s social life. In other words, there’s always something to worry about as your children grow up. Now, it’s also not a secret that motherhood is busy. You may wonder how you can blow off steam when all your free time goes to raising your kids. As it turns out, a bit of meditation can go a long way — and it might be time for you to incorporate this stress-relieving practice into your daily schedule. Here’s why.
When gearing up to have a conversation with someone you care about – especially if it’s a sensitive one – it’s normal to be nervous about saying the wrong thing. There’s no right or wrong way to go about checking in on someone’s health and wellbeing, but during times of stress, even the kindest of gestures can be taken out of context.
Bedtime routines aren’t just for children. Due to the current climate, monitoring your stress levels as a parent is more important than ever to ensure you can adequately wind down and get some rest. More than one in five Americans are sleeping worse than before the pandemic and lack of sleep can all take a toll on you and your families’ physical and mental health.
As a parent, you are probably more than familiar with the stress and all its negative effects. However, stress is not something that only affects adults; children experience it too and the truth is that it can affect them even more acutely. Since they are not as experienced, they might not know how to deal with the tension. This is why you need to watch out for any signs of stress and help your children cope with it, as well as teach them how to handle stress on their own. Here are a few useful tips.
If you are finding yourself constantly worrying about your pregnancy, don’t worry you’re not alone. All soon to be moms experience some form of stress during their pregnancies, and it is normal. But if you notice that you are constantly stressed and overwhelmed, look into getting help. During your pregnancy staying well mentally is important, so make sure that you are taking care of both your mind and body. Here are 10 ways to relieve stress during pregnancy.
Although the holidays are often labeled as “the most wonderful time of the year,” many people still experience feelings of stress, sadness, and anxiousness during this time. These holiday blues could be attributed to loneliness, the financial strain that can come with gift-giving, or unrealistic holiday expectations – not to mention, the added layer of stress that has inherently come with the COVID-19 pandemic.
During the early part of the year 2020, the news of a novel coronavirus breakout in China was only getting passive interest from the rest of the world, especially on the heels of the WHO’s assurances that it was under containment. However, not long after, the world found itself battling with a pandemic of unprecedented proportions – at least since the Spanish flu of 1918 took the world by storm.