Believe it or not, one of the simplest things might be just having that “one good friend.” Helping to foster this and creating opportunities to explore these (e.g. clubs or team sports) may be one of the biggest elements that help students feel less isolated. Shared abilities and interests, as is true with all humans, are key to feeling less isolated. … [Read more...] about Why Is My Gifted Child So… Quirky? Sullen? Needy?
Kajol's Floral Dress The Tanhaji actress gave us a gorgeous fashion moment with her dress, which she wore for the event centred on raising the plastic ban awareness. Kajol meticulously opted for an Anita Dongre Grassroot dress, the label associated with eco-friendly fashion and sustainability. It was a sheer dress, ideal for a formal occasion on a scorching summer day. Her dress featured short bell sleeves and subtle floral accents in the shades of pink and light green. The dress was belted and brown in colour. She spruced up her look with statement rings, which were from the label, Palette. The makeup was highlighted by light pink lip shade, subtle kohl, and contoured cheekbones. The slight side-swept tresses rounded out her avatar. … [Read more...] about On Kajol’s Birthday, Her Top 5 Gorgeous Outfits That Make Her Look A Class Apart
2. Enlist a strong advocate as your attorney and, if possible, a therapeutic professional before you tell your partner of any plans to separate or divorce. Attempt to find an attorney who has experience working with adversarial spouses who suffer from or are affected with personality disorders. Speak with mental health professionals, friends and family for referrals. Narcissists, for example, do not compromise easily, and you need to choose an attorney who will go the distance with you, and ideally, has experience working with someone who is controlling and in many cases, simply irrational. … [Read more...] about 5 Legal Tips to Prepare to Divorce a Gaslighter
When a child expresses a counterproductive, all-or-nothing thought like, “I will never understand this homework,” you might reframe it for them with a helpful thought, such as, “Yeah, this assignment is tough, but I have made it through hard class material before.” If a teen describes a negative labeling thought like, “I failed the science test, so I am stupid,” you can coach them to replace this with a more positive thought, such as, “I didn’t do well on this test, but that doesn’t mean I’m stupid. I get better grades when I study more.” When children struggle with “shoulding” thoughts like, “I should have studied harder for the math test tomorrow,” you can encourage a more realistic, reasonable alternative thought such as, “I’m not loving this hard math test, but I owe it to myself to give it my best effort.” For a child or teen expressing a negative-comparison … [Read more...] about 7 Thoughts That Make Children and Teens Feel Miserable
Emma PeConga & Gabby Gauthier: When the COVID-19 pandemic started, we began to see media coverage on increasing levels of anxiety, depression, and substance use and valid concerns about the long-term effects of this pandemic on our mental health. But at the University of Washington Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress (UWCATS), where we study how responses to traumatic stress develop, we know that resilience and recovery are, in fact, the most common responses to even the most severe trauma and adversity. We agree that we should all be vigilant about risks to our mental health during this time, but we also think it is important to honor the incredible human capacity to keep moving forward in the face of tremendous adversity. Although the COVID-19 global pandemic is in many ways unchartered territory, we wanted to spread our knowledge that we expect long-term resilience to be the most common outcome, even for those most directly impacted or those on the frontlines of the … [Read more...] about The Power of Resilience During COVID-19