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Expressing Emotions

Why Not To Say 'Don't Be Upset'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 03.18.2015 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

Your 5-year-old is playing with a toy. Your 1-year-old takes it. Your 5-year-old, surrounded by a minimum of 47 other toys, begins to shriek. You say, "Don't be angry, he's a baby. Take this other toy."

Are Words Enough When My Child's Upset?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Children become resilient by living through loss and disappointment. Help your little boy use his words to express upset while providing him the opportunity to get his feelings out.

What Does It Mean To 'Be A Man'?

Michael_Eisen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living

It is our misconception and misunderstanding of what emotions truly are that create the majority of the distress and dis-ease that we experience. So what are emotions anyway?