7 Ways to Master the Growth Mindset for Back-to-School Success

Posted on 31/08/2023 in Children, Parenting, Students, University

As the new school year approaches, the excitement and dread of a new educational journey start to fill the air. Beyond the textbook and assignments lies a hidden realm of psychological factors that significantly impact our success. Hint: our IQ and aptitude scores play very little roles in our academic and personal successes. Whether you’re a student, teacher, or parent, we’re here to help you learn what fixed and growth mindsets are, and how you can use this information to be the best learner you can be while cultivating a culture of perseverance and resilience. Growth vs Fixed Mindsets Fixed… Read More Here!


Breaking Down Six of Autism Spectrum Disorder’s (ASD) Common Myths

Posted on 07/04/2022 in Children, Family Issues, Parenting

  Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that looks quite different from person to person. However, it is often characterized by symptoms including, but not limited to, slow language development, cognitive delays, issues with social development, sensitivity to various stimuli (loud noises, smells, textures, flavors, light, temperatures, etc.), and unusual communication styles. Numerous harmful myths have arisen about ASD, and in this blog post, we will debunk 6 of the most common falsehoods about the disorder.    1. Autism is caused by bad parenting styles. Parents who suspect or have received confirmation that their child is on the… Read More Here!


Early Signs of ADHD in Young Children and Toddlers

Posted on 28/02/2022 in Children, Family Issues, Parenting

  Attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, commonly known as ADHD, is a behavioral disorder that is usually diagnosed during childhood. ADHD can continue into the teenage years and adulthood, so it’s important to begin recognizing the symptoms during early childhood. The symptoms begin before the child is 12 years old, but sometimes they’re noticeable in children as young as 3 years old. ADHD is difficult to diagnose in very young children, but there are still some signs that parents can keep a lookout for. 3 Key Areas There are 3 key categories for the most common signs of ADHD. These categories are… Read More Here!


Mental Game Coaching in Youth Athletes

Posted on 27/01/2022 in Children, Parenting

There is a misconception amongst athletes and coaches that developing the physical skills to compete at a given sport is the only key to achieving success. Although this way of thinking is starting to change and more people are starting to pay attention to the mental side of competing at an elite level, there is still an imbalance between time spent developing physical skills over mental skills. To define what mental skills training is for anybody who might be unfamiliar with it, mental toughness training is the systematic and consistent practice of mental skills for the purpose of enhancing performance,… Read More Here!


The Joys of the Holiday Season – Coping with Holiday Stress

Posted on 06/11/2018 in Family Issues, Parenting, Stress Management

As Christmas approaches, we look forward to spending time with family and loved ones, giving and receiving gifts, having some “holiday cheer” and enjoying the plentiful amount of food and beverages.  Unfortunately, not all of these activities are enjoyable for everyone, especially if you have some unhealthy family members, family conflict, misbehaving children, or that “interesting” uncle/aunt that everyone wants to avoid.  Coping with holiday stress becomes an important skill, as it may be the buffer between surviving these few months versus having to clean up the physical, social or emotional messes that follow.  The American Psychological Association did a… Read More Here!