Turning Achievement into GRIT

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By Daniel Linscott, PsyD Psychologist, Co-founder of Angeles Crest Psychological Services, Inc. Thank you to Dr. Melissa Johnson of the Institute for Girls’ Development for her support with this article. Parents often ask us, “how can we help our child/teen develop resilience and grit in the face of all the challenges they face today?” We…

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Travel Tips

Our team was recently speaking about ways to help children and young teens gain a sense of mastery for travel. Whenever we have a chance to encourage a sense of mastery and resilience, it is a good thing. Here is a  TRAVEL TIP LIST for kids preparing to travel. One of the things that I…

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AFTER ORLANDO — How Can We Help Our Children and Teens?

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Can you name the feelings you experienced and continue to feel in the aftermath of the Orlando massacre? Shock, fear, anger, sadness, grief, confusion, disbelief, broken-heartedness, compassion are a short list of emotions that I’ve heard friends and colleagues describe over the past 2 days. We need to figure out how to help our children…

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