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Attunement

No Drama Discipline

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. | Posted 10.05.2014 | Parents
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

The key to a discipline interaction is to optimize the chance for learning by moving a child's brain from reactive to receptive.

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Compassion and the Art of Having Fun

Donna Rockwell, PsyD | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Rockwell, PsyD

In the same way that an airline attendant will tell passengers in pre-flight instructions to secure their own oxygen mask before assisting others, in life we need to learn how to feel compassion for ourselves first, before we can be happy or contribute to others' happiness.

The Role of Love in Mental Health

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Love breathes. Love relaxes us, it restores what was lost and mends what was broken. It lets us feel whole and alive, a part of something bigger than ourselves.

Are You the Parent You Want to Be?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents
Lisa Firestone

We all have something that triggers us as parents, be it defiance, tantrums, nagging, or whining. When we are triggered, we may not react to our kids appropriately. However, we often don't realize how much how we are reacting in the present has to do with feelings from our past.

Creating Attunement in Relationships: A Daily Walk Together

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

My husband and I take a walk every morning to get a Starbucks and talk. After 40 years of friendship, our walks are part of the glue to our relationship.