Impacts of Stress in Childhood

Research finds that going through tough times as a kid can have a developmental impact on the brain. In the studies (referenced below), the adult brains of people who were raised in a stressful environment before the age of six were smaller than the brains of adults who had a less stressful childhood. This result was also impacted by the child’s ability to cope with the stress. Often if the child had no means of releasing stress they would internalize the stresses experienced years earlier – ruminating and bottling up emotions.

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Benefits of Therapy For Families

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Let’s face it – not all families fit into the old stereotype of the problem-free, two-kids-and-a-dog suburban dream. For those of us who live in the real world, far away from the “Leave it to Beaver” era, family life can look anything but idyllic. Marriage is hard work, children quarrel, and life essentially consists of constant changes that require adjustment and resilience.

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7 Habits for Healthy Skin

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Is your medicine cabinet filled with 20 half-used bottles of lotions, cleansers, and serums? That’s a sign to rethink your skincare regimen. Not only can trying out a bunch of different products be damaging to your skin (especially if you’re experimenting with different fragrances and chemicals), but did you know that it can take up to six weeks to see visible skin benefits from a product?
Too often, I see people switch products
before they really give them a chance to
start working. I suggest sticking to a few good products, and letting them do their thing.

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