In Your Relationships, How Do You Communicate Your Needs?

Tips and strategies for building strong, healthy relationships and honestly expressing needs and emotions.


Here’s What Parents Can Do, Right Now, to Support Their Child’s Emotional Health

What is emotional health? Emotional health is the ability to recognize and express both positive and negative emotions in ways that are appropriate and respectful to the situation. It is also empathy and the willingness to help and comfort others. This is often referred to as Emotional Intelligence or Emotional Literacy.  Children who are emotionally […]

Addressing The Disturbing Alliance Between Depression and Dementia

As if the changes brought about by dementia aren’t devastating enough, many of the more than 5 million people living with the disease in the U.S. also face depression. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association[APA], it’s common for people with dementia to experience not only depression but also anxiety and paranoia. Those with Alzheimer’s […]

Don’t Forget about the Myth of Childhood Depression

One of the biggest myths about childhood depression is that it doesn’t exist. It is untrue. Symptoms of depression have been documented in children as young as 3 years old. If you’re a parent, and you think that your child may be depressed, don’t let it go. Don’t ignore it, and don’t try to convince […]