Self Esteem

Toddlers and Tiaras: Sexualizing Children | 5 Tips to protect your Child

Toddlers and Tiaras: Sexualizing Children | 5 Tips to protect your child

The TLC Toddlers and Tiaras reality series comes back for a fourth season and  creatively highlights the behind the scenes lifestyle of beautiful little girls clawing for the crown…with the assistance of their parents. Some suggest that this is a threat to a child’s

By |June 19th, 2011|Blog, Children, Jada Collins, Media, Parenting, Teens, Updates|1 Comment

Does Rihanna’s Man Down Video Encourage Murder | Tips for Rape Victims

Does Rihanna’s new video ‘empower’ women or promote murder?

Rape is a terrible experience for anyone to endure, but is murder the answer? R&B superstar Rihanna released her latest single, ‘Man Down,’ by suggesting that premeditated murder is the answer to rape. The edgy video features Rihanna’s character shooting the perpetrator to death in the middle

Match.com & Craigslist Online Dating Dangers | Carole Markin

Carole Markin is suing Match.com because of an alleged rape that happened as a result of someone she met on Match.com. Craigslist has also been under fire for similar complaints.  A recent study states that 19% of married couples met through an online dating website.  With these increasing numbers of singles participating in this method

5 Tips to Find Balance | Is it really possible? | Alicia Barilla

Do you crave a more balanced life? Do you think life would be more enjoyable if your schedule matched up with your priorities? Does it feel like as soon as your schedule is working for you that something in your life changes?

Life is full of constant changes and adjustments.   Maintaining a balanced lifestyle is something many

By |March 9th, 2011|Adults, Anxiety, Blog, Depression, Family, Parenting, Relationships, Updates|0 Comments

The Glamorous Life of Self-Injury | Tips for Identifying Self-Mutilation

“It’s exciting, thrilling, and even self-gratifying?” Could this be the reason teens are mutilating their bodies at an alarming rate? Or could it be a more serious mental health issue at the core of this abnormal conduct? Why has maladaptive behaviors become popular online? Is it because we are a media driven culture? Although, it’s

7 Tips for Test Anxiety on Fox 35 News | Reducing FCAT Stress

“Reducing Stress from Tests!”

“I am going to fail the FCAT and repeat third grade!” “I don’t have enough time for the test!” “I can’t sleep the night before the test!”

February and March many students across the state prepare to take the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) and the stress for some is insurmountable.  Psychiatrists across the

By |February 21st, 2011|ADHD, Anxiety, Blog, Children, Jim West, Parenting, Teens, Treatment Alternatives|0 Comments