emotions

Is Your Kid Acting Out, Or Just Sad?

Is Your Kid Acting Out, Or Just Sad?

It sounds like yet another sibling argument. Or stomping feet followed by a slammed door. It sounds like loud voices and defiance or those two particularly whiny words parents everywhere love: I’m bored. It sounds like a lot of different things, but what it actually might be is sadness.

Yes, You Really Can ‘Catch’ Other People’s Emotions

Yes, You Really Can ‘Catch’ Other People’s Emotions

Emotions can be hard to manage. We spend a lot of time trying to regulate them with things like yoga, meditation, deep breathing in a locked bathroom, or a good old-fashioned bitch session with our friends. But some new research shows that our inner motivations, how we want to feel,…