Anxiety is so prevalent. 40 million Americans suffer from it. We are living through one of the most anxious periods any of us can remember. Do you suffer from anxiety? I do. We think of anxiety as everything from mild unease to full-blown panic attacks. But it’s also what drives the addictive behaviors and bad […]
Is The Pandemic Taking a Toll on Teens’ Mental Health?
Teens’ mental health is on a rise. By Anna Seewald “You just don’t get it, Mom!” said my daughter. We were on our daily walk, and discussing how to make things better with her virtual learning experience. “What do you miss about school?” “I miss my seat by the window, I miss running into kids […]
Understanding and Helping Your Anxious Child
All kids get stressed sometimes. They’ll have butterflies leading up to the first day of school or worry about being left out if their BFF plays with someone else at recess. Most kids will complain, maybe cry a little, and then move on. But for the estimated one in five kids in the United States […]
About my guest Dr. Tirch is the Founder of The Center for Compassion Focused Therapy, President of The Compassionate Mind Foundation USA, and President-Elect of The Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. Dr. Tirch has been described as one of the country’s foremost experts on mindfulness and compassion based psychotherapy. He is the author of 6 […]
What Does Self-Care REALLY Mean?
In this solo episode I talk about why you might be feeling overwhelmed, less energized, negative and tired all the time. I share one of my client’s story. What is stress? How does it undermine your parenting? Do you know where your stress comes from? How large is your stress container and what is a […]
Tips to Ease Parental Anxiety and Set Boundaries
This is an On Air Coaching call with Lauren a mother of two girls ages 3 years old and 7 months. Lauren is one of the listeners of the Authentic Parenting podcast and member of the Authentic Parenting Community. I help her generate some new ideas and tips with her current challenges. She is in […]