Experts suggest ways to correct the habits that keep us from resting well.
Verified by Psychology Today
How parents can find their power in a world that won’t stop pushing.
Alison Escalante M.D.
On the inside, we are more like a family, with all the possibilities of health or dysfunction that implies, than an individual. What can we learn from the voices in our heads?
Burnout is the disease of the 21st century, and it's epidemic among doctors. Now, new research shows that physicians want to feel valued and respected by their leaders.
Does it really matter how we parent our children? New research from Harvard tells us that "at the end of the day... simply trying to love our children well will go a long way."
Despite a growing American economy, adults in the U.S. are more worried, stressed, and angry than ever, according to the Gallup 2019 World Emotions Report.
Families are stressed out when they have a child with ADHD. But now, researchers have created a new tool to help doctors support these families.
Parents have always been stressed, but now we are drowning in it. A simple method can help us find a little peace and connect with our kids.
Parents who spent millions to get children into top colleges sent their kids a message: You are not good enough. We don’t believe in your abilities.
Mothers are drowning in stress not of their own making, and the U.S. stands out for the lack of support given to families. It does not have to be this way.
A new study has found that people who had loving parents in childhood have better lives later on.
Mind-blowing facts about the world impact what we teach our kids about giving.
I thought generosity was a good idea because it was part of being a good person, but this pediatrician thinks generosity goes with the fundamentals: sleep, diet, and exercise.
When we feel connected to others and connected to the world, we find an inner meaning that is more powerful than money or possessions.
My kids felt perfectly justified following me around and haranguing me, even though they knew it was against our rules. Why? Because they were bored, and boredom is the worst.
Close your eyes and imagine the holidays. What do you see? Do you see decorations and loved ones? Ugh. This joy stuff doesn’t happen by itself.
Have you ever been trapped in worry about what you should be doing for your kids? This 3-step method can change all of that.
Do you feel you need to get it right—that if you're not reading the research, you're not doing your job? It's time to put that burden down.
Anxious parents take the blame. Aren’t we a sad bunch of lemmings driven to bizarre group behavior? But we didn’t create this culture of anxiety by ourselves.
Do you ever feel like everybody has an opinion on your parenting? The idea that one small thing will alter our child's destiny forever is driving us crazy.
A pediatrician and writer, Dr. Escalante is on a mission to help parents out of the Shouldstorm that disconnects them from their kids. She is raising her own rambunctious boys.