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Want to raise resilient kids? Develop their brains with ‘nurturing routines,’ says parenting expert—here’s how

Resilience is the ability to take on a challenge and come out of the other side with some level of growth and success, and there has never been a more important time for parents to help their children build that. As a doctor studying early brain development, I’ve found a surprising factor that contributes to …

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How to Find Your Vaccine History—and Store It Safely

If you want to update an incomplete IIS record, you can request immunization records from previous health care providers, local (city or state) health departments, or your state health department. The CDC recommends checking with parents or caregivers (including checking saved files and baby books), previous schools or employers (including the military), doctor’s offices or …

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Women’s health: Tips on how to make menopause empowering and not debilitating | Health

The 40s is a glorious period of life for any woman as it usually represents the peak of her professional prowess but is also accompanied by major physiological changes such as menopause. In this transition phase and also after the menopause, the body needs a lot of care. In an interview with HT Lifestyle, yoga …

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How to raise kids with healthy self-esteem, according to a therapist

Low self-esteem can affect every aspect of a child’s life. It can also manifest itself in a variety of ways. Some signs of low self-esteem include a struggle to tolerate negative emotions, says Irina Gorelik, a child psychologist at Williamsburg Therapy Group, or a reluctance to seek credit for certain actions. A child may also …

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How to Tell If You Have Pandemic-Related PTSD

photo: Chanintorn.v (Shutterstock) The last few years have been incredibly stressful for all of us. Out of concerns about health and safety, to dealing with death or illness from friends and family, financial hardship due to job loss, or constant school closures and childcare disruptions, life has was a non-stop scootercoasters from stress and worry. …

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Giving kids the confidence to try new things

The pandemic didn’t help. Access to novelty and the unknown has been cut off in recent years. There was less exposure to other people’s cooking, limited extracurricular activities and travel, and fewer dates with new friends whose homes have different smells, foods, and rules, among other missed opportunities. To make matters worse, Covid-19 was turning …

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How to live without chronic back pain: A prevention plan

Finally, it’s time to put together a long-term, exercise-based plan to keep you out of pain. Important note: As with any exercise program, consult your doctor before beginning. Trust yourself In the previous articles and videos in this series, I’ve shared more than a dozen exercise options and encouraged you to try them all while …

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How to make your travel more restful and less stressful

The last time Camille Hoheb went on a wellness vacation, she didn’t set her sights on strenuous hikes, lowering her blood pressure by a few notches, or changing treacherous everyday habits. She brought a sketchbook, no itinerary, and a general desire to find locally popular restaurants rather than chewing through a must-visit list. The two …

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