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4 Steps to Cope With Depression and Anxiety

4 Steps to Cope With Depression and Anxiety

 It’s no secret that we all struggle at times with anxiety and depression. Maybe it’s the business of the holidays, finances this time of year, or even family stressors. Having  anxiety and sadness can take a toll on us in many ways, leaving us feeling...

4 Tips to Tackle Homework With Less Drama

4 Tips to Tackle Homework With Less Drama

“Ugh, is it already time for homework…again?” If you are just as likely as your child to be thinking this when it comes to homework, then read on…..  For many families, homework can be the most challenging part of the day. Between the prodding to get your child...

How to Stop Facebook Comparisons

How to Stop Facebook Comparisons

Facebook comparisons may be all too familiar to many. And the truth is you may not even know it... Comparing ourselves to others for the good and the bad is something that most of us do. We live in a society where self blame and bullying are all too familiar to most....

Parenting A Tween or Teen in our Digital World

Parenting A Tween or Teen in our Digital World

Feeling lost in how to raise your tween or teen with all this social media influence?   Your teen is wanting to be liked by others. They want to fit in. They want to be accepted. Who can blame them.  Whats the problem then? The problem lies when confidence is based on...

How To Stop Panic Attacks Now

How To Stop Panic Attacks Now

It’s no secret that life can feel too overwhelming sometimes. And a panic attack is a strong sign of this overwhelm.  Having a panic attack is a sign that we have so much going on at once. Residents of Simi Valley are often juggling both work and home life. If it’s...

5 Ways To Reconnect With Your Teen

5 Ways To Reconnect With Your Teen

The teenage years can be frustrating for parents as they remember their young child that wanted to give them hugs and hang out with them but that is not the reality with their teen. And in Simi Valley, this is no different. Instead, their teen is going through their...

How To Sleep Better At Night With Anxiety

How To Sleep Better At Night With Anxiety

Most of us value having a good night sleep. It can be very upseting when our anxiety rises and we aren't able to get a good night's sleep... We may be able to get through a night or two... But when it happens all too often then it really starts to impact us in a big...

5 Parenting Tips to Help Your Child with ADHD

5 Parenting Tips to Help Your Child with ADHD

YOUR CHILD STRUGGLES WITH ADHD. YOU WANT TO HELP. However, you feel overwhelmed. Perhaps you just don’t know where to start. After all, it seems like your child has so many needs. Alternatively, maybe you are confused by all of the advice out there. Many books,...

Learning How to Trust Your “Gut” to Battle Anxiety

Learning How to Trust Your “Gut” to Battle Anxiety

ANXIETY IS OVERWHELMING. When it hits you, it can feel like the world is going to knock you over. Even when the symptoms are subtle, their persistence can eat away at you. Luckily, there are many tools at your disposal. One of the tools that is often overlooked is...

How to Use Self-Care to Improve Your Life

How to Use Self-Care to Improve Your Life

DO YOU OFTEN FIND YOURSELF PUT SELF-CARE ON THE BACK BURNER? You’re not the only one. In this busy world, it’s all too easy to put self-care last on the to-do list. You might take care of your basic needs but neglect the “extras.” However, thinking about self-care as...