When you think of someone who is burned out, you might picture an overworked business executive or an athlete training too hard for the Olympics. The truth is that anyone can become overwhelmed at any age. Kids experience burnout too. Sure, they don’t usually have mortgages and jobs. However, they do have internal and external pressures of their own. School, friendships, and … [Read more...] about Can Your Kids Get Burned Out?
Does making new friends feel overwhelming? Do you ever feel alone despite being surrounded by others? Have you ever wished that you could have a deeper connection with someone instantly? Maybe you feel overstimulated in a busy environment. Or maybe the reason you feel completely alone and drained is because of small talk. If you crave that deeper connection with others, … [Read more...] about Making Friends as a Highly Sensitive Person
Outdoor play has been declining for years, but maybe the pandemic can help turn things around. Children and adults are spending more time outside, where the risk of infection is lower compared to indoor spaces. However, there are many more reasons than that to get your kids out of the house. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children play outside as … [Read more...] about A Parent’s Guide to Outdoor Play
There’s more to life than work. But it’s not that easy to have a life outside of work in our society. People interact less in person. Everyone is obsessed with their electronic devices. Most people are genuinely pretty busy, too. However, you can have a life outside of work even if you spend most of your time alone. A solo hobby isn’t less significant than spending time with … [Read more...] about How to Have a Life Outside of Work
Being quarantined is no fun, but it can be a blessing. You can be highly productive during your period of isolation if you make the most of your time. Most people complain about not having enough peace and quiet or enough time to get anything accomplished. Your wish has come true! Make the most of your quarantine with these strategies: Exercise. You don’t have to drive … [Read more...] about 10 Ideas for Making Use of Your Time in Quarantine