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Stay Mentally Healthy with Strong Social Connections

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!   More and more research is coming out that demonstrates how important our relationships are with others for us to achieve maximum mental health. In honor of mental health month this May, strive for better relationships with others this May to improve your overall mental wellness.

We are more social than we realize
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Take Your Relationship from Mediocre to Magical

This article offers five steps to greatly improving your relationship.

The Myth of Independence

This article discusses the often overlooked importance of effective dependency with others as a step along the road to independence.

One of the best things you can do for your children's mental health

This article offers a few simple strategies on how to help your children develop self-awareness and emotional intelligence.

Help your child get over a painful event with this age old strategy

This article discusses the importance of and some science behind stories in helping a child get over a difficult event.

Nurturing Your Child's Mind

This article offers a brief review of Dan Siegel's 2011 book The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind.

A go to strategy to help your child out of emotional overwhelm

This article offers a strategy based on Dan Siegel's work about how to help calm one's emotionally overwhelmed child.

How to be your best self

This article discusses Dr. Dan Siegel's metaphor of the river of well-being to represent mental health and brain integration.

How do I know if I'm right brained or left brained?

This article discusses offers some questions to help you determine whether you are left brain dominant or right brain dominant.

Is your child struggling with a learning disability? Consider a dog.

This article discusses therapy dogs, service dogs, and how they can be helpful to people from all walks of life.

Do you ever feel like you're from Mars?

This article discusses symptoms of depersonalization.

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