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The expectations for kids’ involvement in constant activities seems to grow every year, and this causes a lot of stress for parents. Barbara Fatum and Josh Freedman discuss this trend that many of us feel – and what we can do about it. For more tools for parents after watching the video, check out this […]
Posted May 21, 2018 by in Family
In this short video, Headspace founder and mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe gives tips for how to deal with anxiety when we experience it. In line with Six Seconds’ methodology, the answer is not pushing it away, even though we are tempted to do so.
Posted October 19, 2017 by in Life
In this video from Six Seconds, Josh Freedman talks about what’s going on in your brain when you feel stressed – and how that changes over time. Considering stress has been going up for 30 years now, this is more necessary to understand than ever before.
Posted September 21, 2017 by in Life
This pptx slide includes instructions for a simple activity to discuss stress, reactions, and responses. It involves making three short lists about stressors, reactions, and alternate responses. It’s well suited to a session on stress, communication, relationships, managing/leading, Recognizing Patterns… or on just being more effective.
These slides summarize recent research into the relationship between stress, depression, and emotion regulation. It focuses on one specific emotion regulation technique that has been shown to decrease the likelihood that stress leads to depressive symptoms.
Posted May 4, 2017 by in Life
This article from the New York Times discusses the worsening epidemic of social isolation. It explores the evidence that this is a worsening problem, its root causes, and the social, emotional and physical consequences.
Posted January 9, 2017 by in Life
Insightful and humorous, this TED talk reveals groundbreaking research on stress and our relationship to it. A wonderful reminder that emotions are data, and when we treat them as such, there are no negative emotions.
Posted October 25, 2016 by in Life
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