A while back one of my yoga teachers told me a phrase that not only do I repeat numerous times a day but I tell to all my clients as well. This powerful phrase is “worry about your own yoga mat”. Let that sink in for a second. How often [...]
About keri cooperThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far keri cooper has created 30 blog entries.
As parents we are constantly talking to our children about what they should do. They should be on social media less, they should eat better, exercise, and sleep. We talk to them about how to handle relationships. We tell them not to allow others to bring them down, have confidence [...]
Its really all perception. Ten people can all witness the same event and all ten tell different accounts of what happened. Its the same with our life. We see it the way that makes sense and fits into our story. If we believe that our life is a constant struggle [...]
Many times parents call me to say that their teen is distant. They no longer talk or connect and are spending more time in their room and less with them. For parents this can be heartbreaking thinking that our children are pulling away from us. We spent so many hours [...]
Back to school time is sometimes absolutely torture for kids and their families due to school anxiety. The anxiety may be due to issues with friends, academic issues, pressure to succeed, or the feeling of the unknown of what may happen. This anxiety triggers the flight or fight response in [...]
Its almost the end of summer and many moms are already out of snacks, have had no privacy (why does every child need something the moment you step into a bathroom?) and have been living on coffee like its their job. Relax, moms your normal. Summer is wonderful because we [...]
3 Skills To Teach Now Its always around this time in my practice that I start getting the frantic phone calls. Parents are scared that their child is going off to college in a few weeks and they don't know if they are prepared. Lets be honest, many times the [...]
As a therapist for almost 20 years I have worked in all different environments and within different therapeutic cultures. I have seen basically two different ways to go with the treatment of mental health issues. Either get to the root cause or go the traditional therapeutic way with conventional talk [...]
Kids really do pick up on so much, they feel the stress in the house and the stress of the parents. It IMPACTS them. It actually impacts them more than they normally let on. It is not unusual for kids in my office to tell me about the stress their [...]
Lets admit it we have all done it as parents at one point or another to save our sanity. We have been ruled by fear to give in just to avoid the meltdown. Its easier to buy the 5$ toy at Target then to have to listen to a screaming [...]