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Supporting Your Child as They Explore Gender Identity

By |2021-05-03T21:19:08-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Supporting Your Child as They Explore Gender Identity

Parents often ask me, “What should I do if my son wants to wear makeup?” or, “Should I let my daughter dress in masculine clothes?”

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How Teens’ Moods Affect Their Physical Health

By |2021-05-03T13:35:05-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

How Teens' Moods Affect Their Physical Health

Can’t tell if your teen is really feeling ill? Research suggests physical symptoms and mood are more closely connected than we realize.

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Building Counselor Resilience for Zoom Fatigue

By |2021-05-03T09:23:06-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

Building Counselor Resilience for Zoom Fatigue

How can we use technology to support our work rather than wrestling with it while we try to support others? There are practical steps that can reduce the costs of online work.

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A letter to my son about the life-long road to resilience.

By |2021-05-03T05:22:51-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

A letter to my son about the life-long road to resilience.

Many parents and kids are fixated on outcomes and results. I want my son to focus on something else – getting out of his comfort zone and developing independence and resilience.

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Why Kids Need to Go Play and Get Uncomfortable

By |2021-05-03T01:14:53-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Why Kids Need to Go Play and Get Uncomfortable

Independence, resilience, and empathy are more important for kids than any trophy or grade.

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Want Your Kid to Learn Something New? Sign Yourself Up, Too.

By |2021-05-02T21:02:50-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|

Want Your Kid to Learn Something New? Sign Yourself Up, Too.

So here’s a cautionary note when you’re co-learning with your child: They don’t necessarily want another coach. Kathleen Jen, a 52-year-old mother of two boys (now college-aged) in the Chicago suburb of Glenview, was inspired to pick up […]

How to Help Kids Stay Mentally Strong During COVID

By |2021-05-02T13:31:08-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

How to Help Kids Stay Mentally Strong During COVID

The COVID pandemic has harmed kids’ and teens’ mental health. Parents can play a crucial role in teaching their kids healthy coping skills.

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Why We Need the Mental Health Version of Brushing Teeth

By |2021-05-02T09:27:17-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

Why We Need the Mental Health Version of Brushing Teeth

Is modern life taking a toll on you? Research shows you’re not alone. Just like the rise of sugar made dental hygiene a necessity, modern life begs for mental health hygiene.

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Summer Loneliness and Mental Health: The Time to Act is Now

By |2021-05-02T05:26:34-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

Summer Loneliness and Mental Health: The Time to Act is Now

Loneliness and poor mental health tend to be highest in the warmer and brighter months, and lowest in the colder and darker months. Why?

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Workplace Bullying: Effects on Work, Health, and Family

By |2021-05-02T01:14:35-07:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Workplace Bullying: Effects on Work, Health, and Family

New research reviews the negative impact of workplace bullying on family, work, and health.

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