Tag Archives: self-help

Helping stressed out kids

Kids today are growing up in a world that runs on stress. From bullying, peer pressure, and demanding academic expectations, modern-day kids are often faced with obstacles that can feel insurmountable. In The Stress-Buster Workbook for Kids (PESI Publishing, Inc., … Continue reading

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The High 5 Habit

Mel Robbins, a motivational speaker and former host of the daytime talk show “The Mel Robbins Show,” has published a new book, The High 5 Habit: Take Control of Your Life with One Simple Habit (Hay House, 2021). Using her … Continue reading

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Moving beyond “No”

On his popular podcast, “10,000 NOs,” Boston College alumnus Matthew Del Negro has interviewed countless people—from athletes and entrepreneurs to cancer survivors and authors—who have inspired others to keep going even when their progress seems infinitesimally slow. Del Negro says the … Continue reading

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Positive thinking for teens

Teenagers are often overwhelmed and stressed. Social media can exacerbate these feelings. In her new book, Boston College alumna Katie Hurley, a child and adolescent psychotherapist and parenting expert, provides teens with ways to transform their anxious thought patterns and … Continue reading

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Rejuvenation

Boston College graduate Dr. Robert Willix focuses on seven distinct causes of accelerated aging in his new book, The Rejuvenation Solution : Age in Reverse–7 Proven Medical Breakthroughs That Prevent Disease and Make You Feel Years Younger, and outlines ways … Continue reading

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Navigating grief

Boston College alumna Susan Hannifin-MacNab was the mother of a young child when she was suddenly widowed at age 41. Over the next few years, she turned to counseling, meditation, diet, and a therapy dog, among other tools, to help … Continue reading

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After 50

Approaching age 50, Boston College graduate Maria Leonard Olsen found herself at a crossroads. She had taken a break from her career as a lawyer, but now her children were older and didn’t need her so much. Her marriage was … Continue reading

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