Five Ways to Build Resilience During Mental Health Month

May is mental health month, and since anxiety and stress levels are so high, I asked world-renowned resilience expert Andrew Shatte, Ph.D. to offer us some resilience tips. Dr. Shatte is the Chief Science Officer at meQuilibrium and the founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy, a company that specializes in measuring and training in resilience. He is a fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Center for Executive Education, a former professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and currently serves as a research professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Shatté has published prolifically in peer-reviewed journals and is the co-author of
The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life’s Hurdles.

Quarantine Diary: Family with mental health problems and the CoronaVirus shutdowns

As you all probably know, I am parenting three children with mental health problems. There are a total of seven people and two dogs in my house right now.

Round Up: How to Work From Home When the Kids Are Off School

I’ve been working from home while homeschooling my kids for three years, and in that time I’ve developed a few home-management skills that help me get both work and school tasks done effectively.

Round-Up: How to Talk to Your Kids About CoronaVirus (COVID-19)

A lot of the news about the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) sounds scary. It’s also confusing and changes rapidly. Understandably, your kids might have some questions. Below, you’ll find a round-up of articles that contain good advice for answering those questions, easing some of your children’s (and your!) anxiety about the virus, and keeping your family safe and healthy.

Coronavirus, Flu, and Not-So-Common Sense

Have you stocked up on surgical masks and canned beans yet? Retreated from public life? Do you even own a bomb shelter? Ever since CDC announced a few days ago that it’s only a matter of time before Coronavirus hits the U.S. en force, the American people have been going a little bat-pooping-bananas. (Its anContinue reading “Coronavirus, Flu, and Not-So-Common Sense”