Anxiety and PTSD in Teen Girls: What Parents Need to Know

By | April 23rd, 2019|Anxiety, trauma|

Anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are two things that can impact everyone. Teen girls may struggle with one or both of these types of disorders. The symptoms they exhibit may vary based off of the individual and the [...]

Are the Teenage Years for Fun or Anxiety? Five Contributing Factors of Anxiety

By | June 22nd, 2018|Anxiety|

Anxiety is the top mental health issue among American youths. It is no surprise when considering the societal standards that are pressed upon today’s youth. Teens spend more time one achievement and thinking about adulthood and less time [...]

Breathe In, Breathe Out: How Mindfulness Helps Teens who Struggle with Depression and Anxiety

By | January 29th, 2018|Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues, Trauma Treatment|

Teen suicide. Substance abuse. Bullying and fights. Although seemingly unrelated, these all too frequent epidemics are plaguing today’s schools; and, frequently, they seem to spring from a single common source. Kids are finding it tough to cope these [...]

Avoiding Anxiety in Teens

By | November 16th, 2017|Anxiety, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

Photo Credit: flickr user - amenclinicsphotos With anxiety being one of the most common mental health issues found in the general population, avoiding anxiety in teens can be challenging. While medication, therapy, and the support of loved [...]

Help for Anxiety: What to Do When It’s More Than Regular Stress

By | September 21st, 2017|Anxiety|

Seeing that anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the US, you probably know someone that is or could be diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, whether you know it or not. A lot of people never [...]

Understanding Back to School Anxiety & Helping Your Daughter Manage It

By | August 24th, 2017|Anxiety, School Issues|

Every teenager knows that going back to school after summer is inevitable--but that doesn’t make it any easier or less stressful. For some students, back to school anxiety is a serious issue. Maybe it’s because they’re going to [...]

Symptoms of Stress in Teens Can Worsen PTSD and Trauma

By | August 17th, 2017|Anxiety, trauma|

Identifying danger is a critical component of our minds. It helps us recognize threats, assess dangerous situations, and essentially stay alive--but it can turn on you. It’s becoming clear that symptoms of stress in teens can agitate traumatic [...]

Treatment for Anxiety: 4 Tips for Curbing Anxiety and Stress

By | August 4th, 2017|Anxiety, Mental Health|

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the United States. Research shows that over 25 percent of teens, ages 13 to 18, will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. Despite this incredibly [...]

Evidence Shows Yoga Could Aid in the Treatment for Stress & Anxiety

By | June 26th, 2017|Anxiety, Mental Health, Therapy|

When you think about treatment for stress and anxiety, it usually includes various clinical practices and medications, but there are simple tactics that have shown great promise, as well--such as yoga. This is typically when you start shaking [...]

Stress Management for Teens Especially Critical For Girls

By | March 23rd, 2017|Anxiety, Mental Health|

Stress management for teens is an incredibly important part of life. The teenage years are some of the most volatile and malleable, making a student’s ability to process and deal with stress essential for overall health--especially for young [...]