Creating The Life You Want Through Positive Affirmations

2021-01-26T13:37:23-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

Creating The Life You Want Through Positive Affirmations Do positive affirmations really work? In a word, yes- if you think they do. According to psychologist, Carmen Harra, “we are what we think”. We have the capacity to impact how we feel by what we think, and the way we feel about ourselves and our circumstances affects the ... Click Here to Read More

Nutrition & Exercise: Natural ways to Improve Your Mood

2021-01-18T17:21:30-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

Nutrition & Exercise: Natural ways to Improve Your Mood! Everyone knows it’s important to eat right and exercise, but let’s face it, months of dealing with a pandemic can put a damper on your motivation.  It’s tough to feel inspired to cook a healthy meal when food shopping feels like an ordeal. It’s hard to want to ... Click Here to Read More

My Kid Isn’t into Virtual School! What Can I Do?

2021-01-08T14:11:22-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

My Kid Isn’t into Virtual School! What Can I Do? If you’re struggling to keep your child interested in virtual school, you’re not alone! Many parents are having difficulty keeping their children engaged. It’s understandable if your kids are feeling “over’” virtual school and miss their classrooms, friends and the normalcy of so many months ago.  It’s ... Click Here to Read More

Free, Virtual Emotional Support Resources for Families and Children

2020-12-18T15:45:54-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

Free, Virtual Emotional Support Resources for Families and Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic The NJ Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) at MHAEM have provided us with information about their services and resources. Please share. Funded by FEMA/SAMHSA, the CCP is for anyone who has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. There services are free, confidential, ... Click Here to Read More

What Is Mindfulness?

2020-12-18T13:32:04-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: |

What Is Mindfulness? Parents and caretakers, you may have heard the term “mindfulness”, but what does it mean, and how can it help you? Mindfulness has many benefits and can really help us in times of stress: Karla Rivera, Psy.D What Is Mindfulness? As we continue to face these difficult times, “mindfulness” has become a buzzword, but ... Click Here to Read More

Managing Your Anxiety and Your Kid’s Too!

2020-12-14T12:26:09-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , |

Managing Your Anxiety and Your Kid’s Too! Are you a worrier? Do you find yourself going over things in your mind, constantly wondering how things will turn out, if you’ll be okay? This is anxiety. Anxiety is our body’s way of signaling danger- it triggers our fight or flight response. Therefore, when there is danger, it serves ... Click Here to Read More

Helping Your Child With Separation Anxiety

2020-12-14T11:34:24-05:00Categories: 05_Wellness Support|Tags: , |

Helping Your Child With Separation Anxiety Learning from home may mean your preschooler is with you most of the time. Your child is not  having the experience of putting on their little backpacks and heading out the door to preschool.  Before the pandemic, preschool meant learning fundamental academic lessons, but also an important skill-  children learn that ... Click Here to Read More

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