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Helping Children Make Healthy Choices with Technology

The American Association of Pediatrics put out a statement about how parents should interact with media, or what we call technology. Read the list of suggestions from the AAP, and determine when you are going to implement each one. Number each item in the order you want to incorporate them into your family routine. Consider [...]

Anxiety: Accept the Small Stuff

One of the mistaken beliefs surrounding anxiety is that everything that happens centers around you.  This mistaken belief can take on a life of its own when you are in anxiety overload.  You become a raw nerve, jumping at everything that happens around you and at everyone you come into contact with.  In such a [...]

Technology Addiction is Real

We’ve all joked about the anxiety we’ve felt when our cell phone is misplaced and scoffed in disbelief at “life before the internet.” While these comments are often made lightly, the weight of technology addiction is starting to truly sink in. Earlier this month, a U.S. Navy serviceman was treated for the first case of [...]

Combatting Fear-Bola: Anxiety Expert Cautions Against Spread of Ebola Hysteria

Media Contacts: Beth Chapman, 816.835.0306, bethc@aplaceofhope.com, Dr. Jantz Media Representative  (Edmonds, WA) October 24, 2014 – The anxiety surrounding Ebola has given way to what mental and behavioral health specialist Dr. Gregory Jantz believes is a much more widespread problem: Fear-bola. Fear-bola refers to the irrational fear of the Ebola that has rapidly spread across [...]

How to De-Stress Your Routine When it Turns Toxic

After the hiatus of summer, fall is oftentimes synonymous with routine. The kids are back in school. Work settles back in. Weekly activities find a rhythm. Oftentimes, however, this routine does not provide us with peace and security. Instead, these routines can become both frantic and monotonous, sucking us into the daily grind and propelling [...]