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How To Support Your College-Bound Teen

How To Support Your College-Bound Teen

Sending your kid off to college is a big deal. Whether you’ve been looking forward to or dreading this day for 18 years, the transition can be difficult for both the parent and child. So how can you show your support without overwhelming your college-bound teen? Thankfully there are simple ways to make this transition just a little easier for everyone.

3 Important Topics to Consider While Parenting in a Digital Age

 3 Important Topics to Consider While Parenting in a Digital Age

Being a parent is one of the most difficult jobs you’ll ever have (if not the most difficult). Now, with the invention of the smartphone, we’ve become more connected than ever. On a positive note, you have the world at your finger tips and can gain instant information about anything and everything (including parenting). The downside is that your kids likely have access to anything and everything as well, and that’s not always a good thing. This makes raising children in a digital age much more challenging.

How To Stay Calm Around Those Who Push Your Buttons

How To Stay Calm Around Those Who Push Your Buttons

Relationships are so many things. They’re exciting, exhausting, blissful and difficult all at the same time. We often think that disagreements in a relationship mean that something is wrong. When in reality, it’s completely normal. When you spend that much time with someone (especially when you get to be in a long-term relationship), it’s bound to happen. It’s frustrating and sometimes scary, but know there are good things to balance it out.

8 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Going Strong

8 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Going Strong

Relationships are so many things. They’re exciting, exhausting, blissful and difficult all at the same time. We often think that disagreements in a relationship mean that something is wrong. When in reality, it’s completely normal. When you spend that much time with someone (especially when you get to be in a long-term relationship), it’s bound to happen. It’s frustrating and sometimes scary, but know there are good things to balance it out.

What You Need To Know About Empathy vs. Sympathy

What You Need To Know About Empathy vs. Sympathy

Empathy and sympathy are two words we hear and speak about often. It is common for people to use either word when trying to describe the way they relate to others. The truth is, there are major differences between empathy and sympathy. Depending on the strategy we choose, it can affect our connections with others and relationships. So, why even bother learning about empathy and sympathy? Here at MindWell NYC and as part of our Daring Way program, we are always looking for ways to improve our connections with others and with each other. Because of this, we'd like to dive a little deeper into empathy and sympathy.