Hacking Into Your Happy Chemicals: Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, & Oxytocin
You might not have a money tree, but you can have a happiness tree. Dopamine, Serotonin, Oxytocin, and Endorphins are the quartet responsible for your happiness. Many situations can trigger these neurotransmitters, but instead of being in the passenger seat, there are ways you can intentionally cause them to flow. Being in a positive state has significant impact on your motivation, productivity, and wellbeing. Here are some simple ways to hack into your positive neurochemicals…
Can't We Talk Without Losing It? — Counseling Recovery, Michelle Farris, LMFT
Learning how to communicate takes different skill sets. First, being able to control your reactions and communicate in a healthy way helps but then, you need to be able to listen and respond without losing it. That takes some skill!
Overlapping Behavioral Characteristics & Related Mental Health Diagnoses in Children -- this is a GREAT chart for parents who are trying to figure out what actions of their kiddo is what part of mental health (many parents have children with multiple diagnoses and are trying to figure out "is this behavior the ADHD or the anxiety?, etc."