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7 Signs of Emotional Wellness

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7 Signs of Emotional Wellness: Excellent article by psychologist, relationship expert and author Dr. Shannon Kolakowski.
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8 HOURS Relaxing Sleep Music Therapy for Stress Relief, Anxiety, Worries, Depression

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Relieve some stress!

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Art does heal: scientists say appreciating creative works can fight off disease - Telegraph.co.uk

Art does heal: scientists say appreciating creative works can fight off disease - Telegraph.co.uk | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Researchers from California University in Berkeley say studies show great nature and art boost the immune system
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Familial support critical with mental illness - Zanesville Times Recorder

Familial support critical with mental illness - Zanesville Times Recorder | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Family to Family treatments allow family members of those with mental illness to gain a better understanding.
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How Sleep Keeps You Healthy, Helps You Heal - Discovery News

How Sleep Keeps You Healthy, Helps You Heal - Discovery News | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Sleep probably gets less credit than it should for battling illness since much of its work is under cover.
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The One Conversation That Could Save Your Teen’s Life (and Your Own)

The One Conversation That Could Save Your Teen’s Life (and Your Own) | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Last week I told my therapist that even though I’m too busy, I continue to say yes to new responsibilities. In my head, I mean nope - but I say okay, because I feel on the spot. I panic. Every time.
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Hobbies for Kids With Real Psychological Benefits - Yahoo Parenting

Hobbies for Kids With Real Psychological Benefits - Yahoo Parenting | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Photo by Corbis Kids who can bang out “Heart and Soul” on the piano or squeak their way through “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” on the violin aren’t just making music — they’re developing lifelong coping skills.
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5 Tips for a Fabulous New Year - Huffington Post

5 Tips for a Fabulous New Year - Huffington Post | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
I love the start of a new year. It's like pressing the reset button--a clean slate and all that.

Each new year, I feel like I've learned more, rid myself of more bad habits, and gained better insights into what makes life good and fun.
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The Science of Happiness - Art Therapy

Does making art make you happier? This week on Science of Happiness, Julian investigates positive art therapy with a special guest. Watch the bonus episode h...
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Eating Right Improves Your Odds of Avoiding Mental Decline - Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter Article

Eating Right Improves Your Odds of Avoiding Mental Decline - Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter Article | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Heres more evidence that eating right is good for your brain and that a diet low in key nutrients and high in unhealthy fats may actually contribute to cognitive decline with aging.
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How Mindful Children React Differently to Challenges (Illustrated) - Huffington Post (blog)

How Mindful Children React Differently to Challenges (Illustrated) - Huffington Post (blog) | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
One thing I know from my work is that mindful children react differently to challenges. To show you exactly what I mean, I've created a few illustrations....
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The Science Of Spanking: What Happens To Spanked Kids When They Grow Up?

The Science Of Spanking: What Happens To Spanked Kids When They Grow Up? | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
There's some long-term things you may not have considered.
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Get more out of the holidays using positive psychology - Philly.com (blog)

Get more out of the holidays using positive psychology - Philly.com (blog) | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Learn more about positive psychology - the study of human happiness - which has shown over and over that simple positive activities increase well-being. In other words, actively pursuing happiness will make your family happier - no matter the season.
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Children lie from the age of two, so here's how to get them to tell the truth - The Guardian

Children lie from the age of two, so here's how to get them to tell the truth - The Guardian | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Lara Warmelink for the Conversation: Rather than threatening them we should reassure children that confession won’t land them in trouble – and will make you happy
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How Personal Writing Can Positively Affect Mental Health

How Personal Writing Can Positively Affect Mental Health | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
When I write, I aim to get my work published and share my stories with others, hoping that it could leave an impact of some kind. If I can touch at least one person with my writing, I deem the whole process worth it.

Via Mary E. Berens-Oney
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Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains - NPR (blog)

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains - NPR (blog) | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
New research shows that teenagers' brains aren't fully insulated, so the signals travel slowly when they need to make decisions. Neuroscientist Frances Jensen, who wrote The Teenage Brain, explains.
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Cops, Group Homes and Criminalized Kids - The Chronicle of Social Change

Cops, Group Homes and Criminalized Kids - The Chronicle of Social Change | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Allyson Bendell wasn’t always the most well behaved girl, but that didn’t make her a criminal either.
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Can you recognize emotional abuse? - KSL.com

Can you recognize emotional abuse? - KSL.com | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains which behaviors are acceptable in disagreements and which aren't. She also explains the importance of teaching people to treat others with kindness and respect.
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Kids and Jails, a Bad Combination - New York Times

Kids and Jails, a Bad Combination - New York Times | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Despite reforms, there are still too many juveniles behind bars, sometimes for offenses like skipping school or violating curfew.
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How to help kids handle the news - The News Journal

How to help kids handle the news - The News Journal | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
It's important to help kids think through stories they hear about.
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The Power of Being Self-Compassionate - PsychCentral.com (blog)

The Power of Being Self-Compassionate - PsychCentral.com (blog) | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Think about a time that you were overly critical with yourself. You looked in the mirror and didn’t like what you saw. You told yourself you were too skinny or too fat or even too average.
You picked apart the image looking back at you.
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4 Warning Signs of Childhood Depression - Living a Distracted Life

4 Warning Signs of Childhood Depression - Living a Distracted Life | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
As parents, teachers, coaches, and loved ones of children we need to know how to identify signs of childhood depression and anxiety.
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Smoking, drinking, prescription drug abuse by teens is down, survey says - CNN

Smoking, drinking, prescription drug abuse by teens is down, survey says - CNN | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Teens are losing some of their rebellious reputation doing fewer drugs, drinking and smoking less, NIDA study shows.
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Weekly Wrap: Coping With the Most Stressful Time of the Year

Weekly Wrap: Coping With the Most Stressful Time of the Year | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Editor's note: This is the last Weekly Wrap for this year. We'll return again in January 2015.  Everyone knows that the end of the year holidays are the most stressful time of the year, and …
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How to Balance Work and Parenting - Fashion Central

How to Balance Work and Parenting - Fashion Central | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
It is essential for parents to balance their work life and parenting which requires considerable amount of time and energy.
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Depression In Teens Looks Almost Nothing Like Depression In Adults

Depression In Teens Looks Almost Nothing Like Depression In Adults | Healing kids and families | Scoop.it
Regular teenage (mis)behavior might actually be clinical depression. Here's what you need to know.
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