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How to Be a More Patient Person Relax. It’s going to be O.K.

How to Be a More Patient Person

Relax. It’s going to be O.K.

by Anna Goldfarb, The New York Times, November 5, 2018

Anna Goldfarb offers tips on how to become a calmer person:

Identify your triggers

Interrupt the cycle and evaluate the risks

Reframe the experience and connect it to a larger story

Train yourself like with any other skill

Consider life-style changes

Be realistic

Spanking Is Ineffective and Harmful to Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

Spanking Is Ineffective and Harmful to Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

By Christina Caron, The New York Times, November 5, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics stated that spanking as a form or discipline is ineffective and harmful to the health and well-being of children, and to the relationship with their parents. They offered other means of disciplining children such as teaching children how to calm down, rewarding behavior, using timeouts, and helping children understand the connection between behavior and consequences.

How to Maintain Sibling Relationships

How to Maintain Sibling

Relationships

 

by Anna Goldfarb May 8, 2018  The New York Times

This essay focuses on how to maintain and strengthen the bonds among siblings.

 

 

 

Jane Brody’s Personal Secrets to Lasting Weight Loss

Jane Brody’s Personal Secrets to Lasting Weight Loss

by Jane E. Brody The New York Times March 5, 2018

 

Weight loss is often a vexing goal for people. Jane Brody offers commonsense tips for losing weight and keeping it off.

How to Stop Rushing Into Love

How to Stop Rushing Into Love

by Jessica Blankenship, February 6, 2018 The New York Times

This article talks about how to get past the initial dopamine rush of attraction and move toward building a relationship with a strong foundation.

How to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

How to Cope With Seasonal Affective Disorder

by Lizz Schumer, The New York Times, January 23, 2018

This article is full of practical advice for dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Is Your Child a Phone ‘Addict’?

Is Your Child a Phone ‘Addict’?

by Ana Homayoun, The New York Times, January 17, 2018

This article helps parents recognize whether cell phone use is appropriate or problematic for children.

The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction

The Wrong Way to Treat Opioid Addiction

by Maia Szalavitz The New York Times, January 17, 2018

This article details the reasons why Buprenorphine and Methadone, two anti-craving drugs, should be used in treating opiod addiction.

Outsmarting Our Primitive Responses to Fear

Outsmarting Our Primitive Responses to Fear

by Kate Murphy October 26, 2017 The New York Times

This article explains where fear is located in the brain and how to overcome it.

Mindfulness for Children

Mindfulness for Children

by David Gelles, The New York Times

This article discusses the benefits of mindfulness for children from infancy through adolescence. It offers parents suggestions on how to promote mindfulness in children of all ages.