Don’t Let Your Manipulative Teen Bully You July 22, 2016
When you think about bullying, what comes to mind? For most people, they think of traditional or cyberbullying among middle schoolers and teens. But sometimes it’s towards parents. If you have a manipulative teen, it can feel hard to put your foot down--they can make you feel helpless. In these moments, it’s important to remember who the parent is and it’s your responsibility to stop this type of behavior in its tracks. Why a manipulative teen...
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Destigmatizing Mental Health July 18, 2016
When a person is identified with mental health issues, they are often described as: “Oh, she’s crazy”, “Yeah, that guy is a maniac”, “That person is nuts.” All of these phrases, which are super negative, are creating the wrong perception of mental health. Why? Because these phrases have developed a major stigma around mental health and mental illness within our society. By destigmatizing mental health and improving our mental health care system overall, everyone can be...
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