By Nazia Islam, LPC-S, RPTIt is well known that movement and exercise have been proven to help with elevating mood and improving symptoms of depression and anxiety. Wherever you are on the spectrum from a little down to clinically depressed, it can be difficult to get motivated with an exercise regimen. The thought process usually goes “I know I will feel better if I exercise, but I don’t
By Nazia Islam, LPC-S, RPTJust like adults children can experience stress. Stressors for children can include the death of a pet, the birth of a sibling, divorce, neglect, abandonment, moving, domestic violence, bullying at school, natural disasters, war, violence, and political climate. Your child will not come to you stating “Mother, I feel quite saddened by the recent events of the world, and it is affecting my mental health.