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The New 3 Rs Of Education

Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Klein What if all it took to better your health was inner reflection? The willingness to look inward can significantly affect our physical...

Your Brain and Gut Decisions

Daniel Goleman | Posted 05.20.2014 | Science
Daniel Goleman

"When you're self-aware, you get a gut feeling. You have a heartfelt sense. Sometimes those feelings are really important. There's wisdom in the body. Yet sometimes, if we have been traumatized, for example, the gut feeling we get can lead us astray."

Changing the Cultural Conversation About Adolescence

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

Since we are profoundly social creatures, it may not be such a surprise that our social experiences literally shape the wiring of our social brains.

What You Think You Know About the Teen Brain Could Be All Wrong

Daniel Goleman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Parents
Daniel Goleman

How teens navigate these years has real consequences for how they live the rest of lives. While there are always risks and downsides, the teen mind has unique positive qualities.

Why Our Teenagers Feel Compelled to Connect on Social Media

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2014 | Parents
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

With heads down and screens lit up, watching our teens plug in can feel confusing, disappointing and even like rejection to us.

On The Power Of Choosing Your Thoughts

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

When we learn mindfulness, we gain the power of familiarizing ourselves with our thoughts and our patterns. We can get to know our critical inner voices, and we can start to recognize when these cruel thoughts start to surface.

Mindful Parenting: The Buck Stops Here

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 06.20.2012 | Parents
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

One of the most important gifts a parent can give a child is their presence, validation and security.

Five Tips for Helping Kids Handle Their Emotions

Lisa Firestone | Posted 04.15.2012 | Parents
Lisa Firestone

Parents are human. We mess up, we say the wrong thing, and sometimes we let our own emotions get in the way. When this happens, we can help our kids a great deal by talking to them about what happened and how we behaved.