Items Tagged ‘emotions’

Emotional challenges may accompany birth of a baby

January 16, 2018

Emotional challenges may accompany birth of a baby

By uclahealth uclahealth

The arrival of a baby can come with a host of emotions. Sometimes, those include anxiety or sadness. The term “baby blues” is often used to describe these postpartum feelings. Baby blues are very common and are not the result of weakness or character flaws. Having the blues should never cause an individual to feel […]

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Tags: baby blues, depression in new moms, emotions, newborn, post partum depression, premenstrual syndrome, UCLA Maternal Mental Health Program


Not just for celebs: meditation provides real-life health benefits

December 20, 2016

Not just for celebs: meditation provides real-life health benefits

By Roxanne Moster Roxanne Moster

Tina Turner does it.  So does Katy Perry, Sting, supermodel Gisele Bundchen and a host of other celebrities. When not strutting the concert stage or cat walk, they’re grooving to meditation’s benefits. While celebrity isn’t a reason to try meditation, it did make me a bit more curious. These are people who must surely have at […]

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Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, celebrity, chronic disease, chronic illnesses, dementia, Diana Winston, Dr. Marvin G. Belzer, emotions, health problems, heart disease, holiday season, improve sleep


Parents, take note: 6 tips to help your children control their emotions

June 25, 2016

Parents, take note: 6 tips to help your children control their emotions

By Meg Sullivan Meg Sullivan

They throw temper tantrums. They hit their siblings.  And when denied the tiniest desire, they can melt into inconsolable puddles. Yet, somehow it’s up to you to help mold these little emotional tornadoes into reasonable human beings. What’s a parent do? Giving names to feelings is the first step to helping the under-8 set regulate […]

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Tags: catherine mogil, children's emotions, childrens health, coping mechanisms, emotional, emotions, frustration, regulating emotions, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, stress, strong emotions, tantrums