Reinforcing Positive Discipline on Your Kids

Posted on 24/05/2011 in Blog.

Positive discipline is a way of setting limits on children without damaging their self esteem. It is important for parents to know how to set limits effectively without harming the child's self-esteem and this is done through positive discipline. Psychologists say that this is the best approach to use with children when they misbehave and involves focusing the attention on the behavior and not on the child. Parents also need to distinguish between deliberate behavior and unintentional beh...Read More Here!


Dealing with Body Dysmorphic Disorder

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Body dysmorphic disorder is a condition where the person is extremely preoccupied with perceived imperfections in the body that are in reality not there. It occurs accompanied by an extreme fear of being judged by others that is often recurrent, causes extreme distress, and prevents the person from functioning normally. In some cases, the thought that they do not look as good as they want to be or that a defect can generate unwanted stares from strangers when they go out causes them to stay indo...Read More Here!


Dealing with the Divorce or Separation of Your Parents

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If your parents are going through a separation or divorce, a lot of feelings may be going through you at this time and this is normal. Anxiety, fear, shock and surprise, anger and even guilt may be the feelings that are ruling your emotions right now. It is common for kids to feel this way. Divorce often gives the impression of uncertainty especially since this is something that most kids and even adults are not familiar with. Some kids may also feel embarrassed that their parents are g...Read More Here!


How to Deal with a Teen who has Compulsive Exercise Disorder

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In the right amount, regular exercise is a good thing for the body. Exercise triggers the release of endorphins in the body. This hormone is responsible for the feeling of well-being that often comes after exercise, sex or eating chocolates. Called the endorphin rush, this has a number of beneficial effects for the body. Exercise strengthens the heart and the muscles, gets rid of unwanted weight and lowers the amount of fat in the body, as well as reduce the risk of diseases. All of thes...Read More Here!


Edmonton Couples Therapy Advantages

Posted on 23/05/2011 in Blog.

Couples therapy is a form of psychotherapy applicable to both married partners and non-married partners. The duration of therapy depends on the issues being addressed. Couples face a number of problems in their relationship. It may concern sex, intimacy, communication issues, parenting, anger, alcohol or drug addictions, or infidelity. If you are willing to address your relationship problems, then you are ready for couples therapy. It is the therapist’s responsibility to set the environment...Read More Here!


Understanding the Link between Obesity and Depression

Posted on 07/05/2011 in Blog.

Studies have found that there is a link between obesity and depression in children, although it is not clear if there is a cause and effect relationship or if the two simply go together. In some cases individuals who are obese may be prone to depression because of the social stigma that comes with being overweight or fat. On the other hand, individuals who suffer from depression may be prone to overeating and this will cause an increase in size and weight. People who suffer from anxiety ...Read More Here!