Blog Articles

Boosting Self-Efficacy

Self-efficacy is a psychological concept that refers to your thoughts and perceptions about your ability to perform the actions needed to reach a specific goal. In simpler terms, self-efficacy is your belief that you can succeed in a particular situation.

May 13th, 2022
Learning Disabilities

Early assessment and diagnosis of learning disabilities leads to better prognosis and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression and low self-esteem.

Apr 18th, 2022
Self-Soothing Techniques

Self-soothing is defined as an individual's efforts or capacity to calm oneself while in a state of emotional distress.

Apr 1st, 2022
What is a Growth Mindset?

If we have a “growth mindset,” we enjoy challenges, despite the risk, because we value learning. Because we’re always trying new things, we often don’t know what we’re doing. Still, those of us with a growth mindset often build new skills more easily...

Sep 6th, 2021
Be Yourself and the Rest of the World Will Adjust

As much as I love this phrase, I am also mindful of how hard it is for children and teens to contemplate the idea of just being who they are. Heck, it is even hard for adults! Being your authentic self can feel risky in our screen-obsessed world.

Jun 14th, 2021
The Power of Green: Nature and mental health

The benefits of nature on well-being have been well-documented in the science based literature, as well as in various cultures. As psychologists, we know that time spend in nature boosts positive emotions, connectivity, gratitude and kindness.

Apr 22nd, 2021
Spring Forward with 6 Ways to Think Positive

When you harness the power of positivity, it's amazing the impact it has on your life. It can reduce stress and make every moment worth experiencing. By thinking positive, you just can't help but be optimistic, even when everyone around you is not.

Apr 11th, 2021