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The rapid digitalization of modern society affects people differently. For parents in particular, this age has added an extra hurdle; they now must endeavor to guide their children through both the real world and the virtual world.

In the summer, everything tends to be more beautiful; there are beautiful sunsets, beautiful vacations, beautiful evenings spent eating and drinking al fresco, beautiful beaches, beautiful bodies in beautiful bathing suits, and so on. However, exploring social media can make this worse.

People struggle with body image all year long, but the summer months can be particularly painful for many. It’s hot, which means more skin is...

I often hear many people talk about "Sunday Funday" – a day to let loose and hang out with friends, savoring the last bit of the weekend. I used to envy people who could live by this motto, as I was never one of them.
We’ve all heard of helicopter parenting – the practice of hovering anxiously near one's children, monitoring their every movement. Now, experts have identified a new category of parenting, even more extreme in some aspects than helicopter parenting, known as "snowplow parenting".
As a therapist and author, people often ask me what my favorite mental health books are. The books that I find myself constantly recommending, several times a week, to clients, friends and colleagues are listed here. Whether you’re a parent looking for tools to help your teen, a young adult trying to gain skills to manage your emotions or a clinician, these books are essential for all of us.
Parenting an adolescent is challenging. While your child is striving for more independence (and it is important to offer them some), the need to enforce clear and reasonable expectations is crucial to shaping behaviors.
Let’s get real about the concept of self-care. There is a lot of buzz on social media that celebrates and encourages the practice of self-care. They suggest engaging in yoga, mediation, eating foods that help your body, making therapy appointments or even taking a nap–all healthy ways to honor your body and mind. But, so many people are misunderstanding this concept as well. Many of the things they suggest as "self-care," may actually be self-sabotaging your health.