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How to Help Your Kids Reframe Their Anxiety and Reclaim Their Superpowers

Every child feels anxious at times — but for some, that feeling persists and interferes with friendships and schoolwork.

Renee Jain, founder of GoZen!, an online platform to help kids manage their anxiety, and Dr. Shefali Tsabary, a clinical psychologist, are authors of Superpowered: Transform Anxiety Into Courage, Confidence and Resilience.

They believe anxiety is normal, but that instead of accepting it, we try and reject, diminish or get rid of the feeling. Read more ›

Election Stress Getting To You? 4 Ways To Keep Calm

With Election Day just around the corner, many Americans are on edge. Nearly 70% of respondents said the elections are a significant source of stress, according to a survey out this month from the American Psychological Association. Read more ›

CHC Launches Voices of Compassion Podcast Series

2020 brought us COVID-19 in March and then sheltering in place. And then, we layered on school closure and distance learning. On top of that, we’ve experienced social unrest regarding race and tens of thousands of people evacuated due to wildfires. How much more can we take?

Enter CHC’s new podcast series, Voices of Compassion. Read more ›

Students Are Distracted. What Can Educators Do About It?

Students these days are distracted. Devices and social-media notifications constantly beckon, and in this time of COVID-19 and widespread remote instruction, the distractions have multiplied. So what are educators to do? Read more ›

Advice For Dealing With Uncertainty — From People Who’ve Been There

We are living in uncertain times. No one knows exactly how or when this coronavirus pandemic will end — or what it will mean for our lives and the lives of our loved ones in the future.

This pandemic that we’re all going through feels unprecedented — but the feeling of uncertainty is not. People live through all kinds of scary things all the time. Here are seven tips for dealing with uncertainty from people who’ve been there. Read more ›

Prepare Now For Your Pandemic Winter. Your Future Self Will Thank You.

What will you wish you had done come January? Do that thing now. The sun is going down earlier and temperatures are dropping. We know we’re not the only ones getting worried about winter during a pandemic.

NPR reporter Elise Hu and Vice editor Rachel Miller discuss Miller’s tips for preparing for the winter during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ›

Juggling Financial Stress and Caregiving, Parents Are ‘Very Not OK’ in the Pandemic

Sixty percent of households with children across the country have lost jobs, or businesses, or have had wages reduced during the pandemic, according to a poll released Wednesday by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

The poll also found 74% of households with children that made less than $100,000 report facing serious financial problems. Read more ›

Eating Disorders Thrive In Anxious Times, And Pose A Lethal Threat

Eating disorders are thriving during the pandemic. Hotline calls to the National Eating Disorders Association are up 70-80% in recent months. For many, eating is a form of control — a coping mechanism tied to stress. Food scarcity and stockpiling behavior can trigger anxieties about eating, or overeating among some. Read more ›

Depression Increases More Than Three-Fold In Wake Of Pandemic, Study Finds

Medical experts and public health leaders have been expressing concern about the wave of mental health problems caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Some have even referred to it as a possible second pandemic. Read more ›

Making the Best of Virtual Learning: Some Advice From the Founder of Khan Academy

Sal Khan, the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, built an education enterprise on virtual learning. But as many communities across the country prepare to start the fall with online-only instruction, even he admits that distance learning is a less than perfect substitute for in-person schooling. Read more ›

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