Signs of Anxiety in Children

Anxiety is a mental health problem that has gotten more attention in the last few years, but it is still a condition that is often misunderstood. Anxiety disorders in children, especially, differ from the norm, because the symptoms children display may not align with what we typically believe anxiety looks like.

Warning Signs of ADHD in Your Children

Most kids are naturally energetic. As they grow and learn about the world, they become increasingly inquisitive and emotional, and these feelings can manifest in unhealthy ways at times, such as distraction, interruption and temper tantrums.

The Myth of Multitasking: How This Productivity ‘Trick’ Actually Makes You Less Productive

Multitasking: We all do it. We pick up our phones while we’re paying attention to a conversation or speaker. We switch between tabs on our computers, sending messages or emails while trying to digest information.

Can't Focus? Meditation May Help You Tackle Your To-Do List

We have all had those days where our to-do list is growing but we aren’t able to focus long enough to get through even one thing. Whether we’re stressed about something unrelated, struggling with attention span, excited or just feeling fidgety, this inability to focus can be frustrating and stressful in and of itself.

Reasons Your Child Can't Concentrate in School and How to Help
You send your children to school expecting that they will return with their brains full of new material and a zest for learning. While many children thrive at school, what happens if your child returns home, but they have a note from their teacher stating that they were being disruptive or distracted in class, instead?
Everywhere at Once: How to Minimize Distraction and Improve Focus

It can be frustrating to sit down at your desk or start preparing for an upcoming challenge and feel like your mind is in a million places at once. No matter how much you breathe and get ready to dive in, you might just feel unfocused and scattered, grabbing your phone or checking random things instead of hunkering down.

Simple Ways to Help Your Child Unwind from School Demands

As we near the end of November and the upcoming holiday season, many parents of school-aged children will begin to notice that their kids seem stressed, restless or unfocused when it comes to school. The time before winter break is an extremely challenging one for students, parents and teachers because students often start to feel burned out after months of hard work.

What Was That? 10 Tips for Improving Your Memory

The human brain is constantly changing. The cells and neurological pathways that help us think, feel and remember are constantly adapting, rebuilding and reshaping themselves to help boost our ability to focus and recall important information.

5 Natural Ways to Fight Afternoon Fatigue and Lethargy

We’ve all been there—we start our day, head into work, tackle our to-do lists, grab some lunch, then settle back in to continue plugging away—when we suddenly feel a crash. Our eyes won’t stay open and we feel a strong urge to settle into our office chair and take a deep, long nap.