Posts made in September, 2018

Managing Familial Expectations

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Alienation, Anxiety, Couples & Family, Motivation | 0 comments

Managing Familial Expectations

Managing Familial Expectations As Seen in Anton New Healthy Living Section September 19 – September 23rd, 2018 As much as anyone might wish they could peer into the future, no one has a crystal ball. Fear of the unknown is a significant stressor because our ability to plan for the future is limited and thus we feel less in control of our lives. Many of us cope with this unsettling fear by creating expectations. We approach every day with a huge array of them in place to help us assume what we can count on and look forward to. These predictions relieve stress because they give us...

Read More

Why Are Some Young Adults Failing To Launch

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Couples & Family, Motivation, Video Game Addiction | 0 comments

Why Are Some Young Adults Failing To Launch

Why Are Some Young Adults Failing To Launch As Seen in Anton News Health Living Section August 22nd – August 28th, 2018   Many young people today are having difficulties transitioning from adolescence to the self-sufficiency and responsibilities of adulthood. Parents of these children who have failed-to-launch (FTL) feel both emotionally and financially drained because their children seemingly have little motivation to move through life. Their kids feel ashamed and isolated while they are often criticized for being overindulgent and weak.   Young adults today have grown up in...

Read More

Healthy Ways For Helping Children Cope With Anxiety

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Anxiety, Couples & Family, Rational Emotions | 0 comments

Healthy Ways For Helping Children Cope With Anxiety

Healthy Ways For Helping Children Cope With Anxiety As Seen In Anton News Healthy Living Section August 15th – August 21st, 2018   When children are chronically anxious, parents who do not want their child to suffer often inadvertently exacerbate their child’s anxiety. As parents, we try to anticipate the danger our children can get into and divert them from it. We try to anticipate our child’s fears and protect them. However, if we continuously shelter them from anxiety how could they ever learn to cope with it? Not all triggers can be avoided.   It is important to recognize...

Read More

Is Your Child Addicted To Fortnight?

Posted by on Sep 17, 2018 in Publications, Video Game Addiction | 0 comments

Is Your Child Addicted To Fortnight?

Is Your Child Addicted To Fortnite? As Seen In Anton News Healthy Living Section May 9 – May 15, 2018 Many parents have expressed an ongoing concern that their child plays video games too often. They worry that this obsessive gameplay has not only affected their schoolwork but their ability to socialize with others in the physical, non-virtual, world. Fewer children seem interested in congregating at a friend’s house or riding a bicycle and their parents are worried about how this will affect their future. It was against this already troubled backdrop that Fortnite: Battle Royale...

Read More