Health

Of Superheroes and Princesses

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A quick scan of any preschoolers’ bedroom reveals a magical realm of characters and creatures. If play is the work of childhood, then most kids toil industriously, extrapolating meaning from the world around them as they inhabit their heroes’ identities. Their world of make believe is enchanting. So enchanting in fact, that it can lead… Read More

When Holidays Hurt

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It’s that time of year again, when we’re flooded with images on social media and on advertisements of people gathering around loved ones. Yet for many, the holidays can be a dreaded time, full of stress and pain, sometimes conjuring up feelings of anxiety, grief, loss, or sadness. Regardless of the specific situation that is… Read More

The Power of Positive Coaching

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Whether it’s trying to fit in with the right group at school, striving to get noticed by a college scout, or simply learning how to navigate the changing world of technology, today’s youth—especially athletes—are being pulled in a variety of different directions.  For this reason, setting a tone of positivity and encouragement from coaches to… Read More