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How to talk to your kids about war

It’s been a tough couple of years for everyone, and your children have certainly not been immune to the challenges. There’s a good chance kids and teens will be experiencing the effects of the pandemic for years to come. Now, just as it feels like

Got friends?

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we need people in our lives. Friends and family are vital to our well-being and essential for navigating life’s challenges, including illness, grief, unemployment and, yes, even a pandemic. With that in mind, here are some

Disappointment: How to conquer and reframe it

Your divorce may be over but you could still be experiencing feelings of disappointment that family life didn’t turn out as you hoped it would. The same is true of many things in life. You didn’t get the expected promotion. You weren’t accepted to the

Ask Dr. Lowenstein: What’s the best way to cope with loneliness?

Although it’s clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted each one of us in very different ways, one thing is probably true for everyone: The past two years have been a time of increased loneliness and isolation. According to statistics from Social Pro, 36% of

Coping with Panic Attacks

Anyone who has ever experienced a panic attack understands just how frightening it can be. One minute you feel fine, and the next minute it hits you without warning. Symptoms vary greatly, from a racing heart or tightening chest to a queasy stomach, sweating, a

Ask Dr. Lowenstein: What is adjustment disorder?

We all experience stressful events in life. And it’s certainly not uncommon to struggle with the changes brought on by these events. But excessive emotional or behavioral responses could signal an adjustment disorder, especially in children and adolescents. For children, this may be triggered by

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