Talking to your teen about sleep often leads to arguments and frustration on both sides, but these three videos are great ways to introduce the topic.
The new school year is here, and it’s time to help your teen reset from sleeping late to getting up early for school. Here are five easy tips to help.
Lack of sleep makes our teenagers not only drowsy, grumpy, and inattentive but also risks their well-being, health, and lives. Here are some of the best strategies for parents to help their teens get some sleep.
We're encouraged from childhood to be the "best," but unrealistic expectations can lead to depression, anxiety and negative self-image. Here are videos and other resources to help you understand and manage the problem of perfectionism.
We hear a lot about “life hacks,” simple things that we can do to improve our lives. Research shows that the #1 life hack is better sleep. Better sleep improves your health, mood, performance at work or school, even your social life. Did you know that you look more attractive to others when you have had a good night sleep?
A growing body of research shows that we are raising a generation of teens who are over-stressed and under-slept (see SFBACCT partner Daniela Owen’s blog post on the recent Atlantic article on teen suicide HERE). A 2014 report published by the American Academy of Pediatrics called the issue of tired teens a […]
“Cognitive restructuring” is one of the cornerstone skills of Cognitive Therapy. It involves identifying thoughts that are impacting our mood and considering alternatives that may be more helpful or accurate. Practicing this simple skill allows us to recognize that our thoughts are flexible and adaptable, and that they have a big impact on how we […]