Online Therapy: What it Means for You and Your Family

Mental health issues impact a large percentage of the American population. It is said that one out of every five children suffer from mental health disorders. If that isn’t enough, an estimated 43.8 million adults suffer from mental illness at any given point throughout the year. For that reason, it’s important to ensure both children and adults have access to therapy so they can seek recovery from their mental health disorders. Fortunately, online therapy can offer significant benefits for you and your family.

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Benefits of Online Therapy for Sufferers of PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder is said to impact roughly 8% of the American population at any given period. While 8% might not seem like much, take into consideration that it translates to approximately 24.4 million individuals. With numbers that staggering, it is important that sufferers of PTSD receive the help they need.

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Female Orgasmic Disorder: 4 Types

Female Orgasmic Disorder refers to significant or marked difficulty experiencing orgasm and/or reduced intensity of orgasmic sensations among women. Women that suffer from this disorder often experience difficulty or inability to reach orgasm during sexual stimulation. Unfortunately, many romantic relationships will suffer as a result of this disorder as it typically leads to negative feelings of frustration, anxiety, embarrassment, resentment, and shame. Interestingly, a lot of women that suffer from this disorder do not recognize or even minimize many of the challenges associated with the delay or absence of orgasm during sexual stimulation. In order of a diagnosis of Female orgasmic disorder to be made disturbance must cause marked distress or interpersonal difficulty for it to be diagnosed.

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In Search of Healthy Intimate Sexuality!

Cheryl Wheeler, M.A.

We are created as sexual beings at the deepest level of our psyche. Sexual self-esteem is very important, because it affects how you think, act and even how you relate to other people. It allows you to live life to your potential. Low self-esteem means poor confidence and that also causes negative thoughts which mean that you are likely to give up easily rather than face challenges. In addition, it has a direct bearing on your happiness and well-being.

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Bonding Exercises – Tips to Help Parents with Successful Teen Bonding

As the parent of a teenager, you are not immune to feeling shut out of your child’s life. You may feel a heightened sense of anxiety as your teen brushes past you on the way in the door only to shut themselves in their room. Perhaps you feel hurt or concern over your teen’s refusal to answer questions, or their lack of attention when you try to learn more about where they are going or their daily activities.

In these instances, you are not alone. Many parents go through the same feelings and experiences. It is not uncommon for a teen to shut parents out of their life once they reach a certain age. Hormones and teen anxiety can cause your child to close off. Fortunately, there are teen bonding exercises you can do to help open up and even strengthen the relationship between you and your teen.

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Bonding Exercises for Parents of Young Children

Close your eyes and imagine propelling yourself 20 years into the future. What does that future look like? Can you envision your family, kids and all, happily getting ready to gather for the holidays? Is everyone happy and talking about the good old days, or is everyone arguing and anxious to get away from one another?

If you imagined your family arguing and unable to stand one another, then it is obvious you need to make changes. That imagined future is not set in stone. It is never too late to start bonding exercises with your young children so they enjoy you, each other, and spending time together, even when they are adults.

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Children with ADHD – How to Identify It and Manage the Symptoms

Children with ADHD may often prove challenging for parents. Part of what makes these children so challenging to raise is that they lack the ability to pay attention, which makes it hard for them to understand or follow directions.

Another problem is that children who suffer from ADHD often find themselves in a continuous mode of hyper activity. Fortunately, there are ways parents can both identify signs of ADHD in their child and manage the symptoms.

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Teaching Your Children Emotional Intelligence and Resilience

You may or may not have heard the phrase, “emotional intelligence and resilience.” If you are not familiar with the phrase, it is important for you to learn what it means. Developing both emotional intelligence and a sense of resiliency in your child can make a world of difference.

By developing both a sense of emotional intelligence and resiliency, your child can better identify and evaluate appropriate emotions. They also control and express themselves more appropriately for improved communication and negotiation. Helping your child build up their sense of emotional intelligence as well as their sense of resilience is not as hard as it might sound.

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Setting Age-Appropriate Social Media Limits on Children

As a parent, it is often hard to determine what social media boundaries work best for your children. Of course, it does not help that many children ignore age limitations on social media websites. For instance, a user must be 13 years or older to sign up for Facebook, yet there are many children under the age of 13 who have their own account.

Understanding how and why you should set social media limits on your children is good for both you and them. For you, it gives you peace of mind knowing that your child is safe. For your child, it can improve their performance in school and at home. It can also improve their emotional health and developmental abilities. Fortunately, learning how to set age-appropriate limits is not difficult.

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