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How Does Mindfulness Change the Brain for Addicted Adolescents?

Today, the reasons for anxiety are everywhere. Between an unexpected virus closing many states and countries across the world and stress from school and work, your teen is under an extreme amount of pressure. To deal with this mental health condition, many teens turn to substances, such as drugs or alcohol, which can lead to…

Encourage Your Kids to Plug into Music, Not More Technology

Daniel Levitin is the expert on how music affects the brain. His bestselling book This Is Your Brain On Music highlighted the many ways the brain reacts to music. With Fast Company, Levitin discusses his new book The Organized Mind and how the brain is suffering as a result of technological interactions. For example, Levitin…

How Does Mindfulness Change the Brain for Addicted Adolescents?

Today’s adolescents are alarmingly anxious. Anxiety disorders, which can include general anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder, are common in teens. 25.1% of teens between 13-18 years old will experience symptoms of anxiety in their young lives. Experiencing symptoms doesn’t simply include stress about school, peers, or anxiety due to hormones.…