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Why is Teen Stress so Common and How can You Help Your Teen Cope?

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The average day of a teenager is not an easy one. High school classes start early and, according to a 2013 survey conducted by the APA, the pressure to do well academically is reported to be the biggest source of teen stress. The vast majority of teen participants worry about being good enough, meeting and […] Read More


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5 Ways You can Armor Your Child Against Peer Pressure Before it Strikes

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Influence is a powerful thing. As a parent, it can also be a nerve-wracking aspect of raising your child. Thoughts of peer pressure and adolescent impulsiveness can weigh heavily on your mind as you watch your child grow more independent and respond to influences you no longer control. Hormones and peer relationships are a heady […] Read More


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5 Ways the Food You Eat Can Affect Your State of Mind

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  Feeling sluggish? Snappish? Downright depressed? Research shows that the bag of chips you had for lunch probably has something to do with that. The food you use to fuel your body matters. Physically, you already knew that. You may not have known just how crucial your food choices are to your state of mind. […] Read More


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