How to Talk to Your Kids About Emotions

Available for Interviews:  Nadine Levitt

Nadine Levitt is an education advocate, speaker, and the CEO & Founder of WURRLYedu, an educational technology platform. Nadine specializes in the social-emotional curriculum (SEL), and she is also the author of the children’s book, My Mama Says Inside Me Lives a Village. 

What Nadine Levitt can say about Kids & Emotions:

The pandemic continues to produce anxiety, anger, worry, frustration, fear among school-age children. How can we help our children to manage their emotions in a healthy way?

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What to Say, What Not to Say—When Someone Is Grieving a COVID Loss

Interview with Dr. Colleen Cira:

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

 

Talking Points from Dr. Cira on How to Talk to Someone
Who Lost Someone to Covid:

Here’s the thing: it’s hard to see people we love in pain so we do all sorts of things to make OURSELVES feel better when we’re in this situation.  Which makes sense.  

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Summer Learning Reimagined

Available for Interviews:  Nadine Levitt

Nadine Levitt is an education advocate, speaker, and the CEO & Founder of WURRLYedu, an educational technology platform. Nadine specializes in the social-emotional curriculum (SEL), and she is also the author of the children’s book, My Mama Says Inside Me Lives a Village. 

What Nadine Levitt can say about Summer Learning:

    • This year has seen a lot of kids fall behind in terms of academic progress, so should you rush to online learning to try and close the gap before it becomes a grand canyon?

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How to Have a Positive Outlook When Things Aren’t Going Your Way

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on How to Have a Positive Mindset
:

It’s important that we first establish what is meant by a positive mindset. A positive mindset is one that focuses on all things that are good. And when I say focus on all good things, it doesn’t mean avoiding negative things in life because truly, you can never tell when bad things might happen. 

A positive mindset means that even in the worst possible situation in life, you will still be able to see good things. It means making the most out of a bad situation and turning it into something positive.

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Baby Steps: How New Parents Can Ask for Help

Available for Interviews: Colleen Cira, Psy.D.

Dr. Colleen Cira is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

What Dr. Cira Can Say in an Interview on
Getting Help for New Parents:

1) Before you can tell anyone what you need, you need to KNOW what you need. A new baby can come with lots of stress for lots of reasons, so every time you notice that you’ve overwhelmed, sad or anxious, stop for a moment and consider the origin of your overwhelm. Do you feel like you could pull out all of your hair when you look at your overflowing laundry basket? Do you become overwhelmed with dread when you think about needing to find something to cook and eat? Do you want to cry every time your baby cries? Is feeding your baby a daunting task?? Only by figuring out what specifically is feeling overwhelming can you start to address it so just start to notice.
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The Food, Mood, Gut, & Obesity Connection: New Research Offers Hope

Interview Dr. Andrea Nazarenko

Dr. Andrea Nazarenko is a research psychologist with the Obesity Research Team and Social Development Research Group at the University of South Carolina. She also works as a community psychologist, providing consultation services to multiple governmental and educational organizations.

In an interview with Dr. Nazarenko, explore how our digestive tracts and brains are interconnected. Learn how the different kinds of foods we eat can affect mood and why people who are obese actually process food differently than those who are not. Promising new research supports the use of alternative approaches in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, obesity, and metabolic disorders.

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5 Tips to Give Your Relationship a Desired Boost

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Relationship Tips
:

Many relationships tend to lose the spark and magic over time. It’s not uncommon to get into a rut after a few years with the same person. There is nothing wrong with that and for some people just having security and stability feels nice. But for others, it might feel dull and routine.  

Regardless of the state of your relationship, here are some tips to give your relationship a boost!

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Identifying “Emotional Complexity” in Our Loved Ones

Available for Interviews:  Dr. Colleen Cira

Dr. Colleen Cira, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in Women and Trauma, and has worked with hundreds of people struggling with mental health issues.

What Dr. Cira Can Say in an Interview
About Emotional Complexity
:

Does Your Significant Other or Loved One Have
“Emotionally
Complexity”?

If your significant other or loved one is dealing with this, you need to learn about it so you can be best equipped with dealing/working with them.

Emotionally complexity can mean a lot of things, but generally, it can be understood as someone who is difficult to predict how they will feel, think, behave or react.  Your partner may be emotionally complex if they:

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4 Steps to Deal With Bullying

Available for Interviews: Dr. Alice Fong

Alice Fong, ND, is an integrative naturopathic doctor specializing in stress, integrative medicine, diet & weight loss, and is a business growth consultant for holistic healthcare providers.

What Dr. Alice Fong can say in an interview
on Bullying
:

Bullying is not a new concept to us. We hear about it often. It happens at work, in school, and even at home. Bullying can be in different forms—physical, emotional, and mental. Examples of behaviors that can be considered bullying are trolling someone online, intimidating someone in school so that he/she does what the bully wants, or repeatedly playing inappropriate jokes toward someone at work, for example.

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5 Steps to Finding Peace After Experiencing an Injury

Available for Interviews: Saundra Dalton-Smith, MD

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is an internal medicine physician, a work-life integration researcher, and an international expert on mind-body-spirit connection. She is also an international speaker and bestselling author of Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity.

What Dr. Dalton-Smith  Can Say in an Interview on:
Finding Post-Injury Peace:

Injuries are an unfortunate part of life, and they often happen at the very worst times. Some might experience them during sport or activity, putting them on the shelf for months. Others could be involved in an accident that was not their fault. Whatever the reason for your injury, it’s natural to feel upset, even angry, both at yourself and the culprit. This is not good for your mental or physical wellbeing. It’s important you find peace to help you get through the injury and heal.

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