This is an older post about self-compassion that is still very relevant. Many of still believe we need to “push through the pain” in order to succeed but the opposite has been proven to be true.
While it may seem counterintuitive, it is actually not always helpful to say “Good job!” to your toddler or child. Here’s why.
Here is an interview I did a while back with Glennon Gordon, LICSW about neurofeedback and how it can be a useful adjunct to therapy. This is still quite relevant because it is a good alternative or helpful complement to medication and talk therapy.
This is an older article written by Alfie Kohn that is highly recommended because it explains why rewards and punishments are not useful techniques to use in parenting.