Teens are known for being sullen, emotional, and withdrawn. But how do you know when their mood swings have taken a turn for the worse, and their erratic behavior is actually a cry for help? Teen depression is a serious problem. The statistics are scary. Seventy percent of teens will have one episode of depression before adulthood; about 20% to 40% will experience it one … [Read more...] about 5 Important Facts on Teen Depression
Divorce can get messy, and often escalates into ugly battles over property and custody. Children can easily get caught in-between. Even in the most amicable of divorces, many of them blame themselves for not 'keeping Mom and Dad together.' Others are terrified of the changes that lie ahead. Their family life has changed forever, and they worry about what will happen and feel … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Help Your Child Cope with Divorce
Forgiveness is an abstract concept for some people, but the essence of forgiveness lies in letting go of your angry feelings towards another person for the wrong they have done you. Forgiveness is necessary in healing – more for you, than the person who has wronged you. Forgiveness is actually a decision – something that you decide to do even if your emotions are still … [Read more...] about How do you learn to forgive?