Author ArchiveDr. Berney

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Teaching Resilience (TMBMS048)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. If there is one thing that can be said about Secretary Hillary Clinton, it is that she is resilient. She has persevered through a challenging time as First Lady, a difficult tenure as Secretary of State, and two grueling campaigns. Yet, she remains poised and confident. Today we respond to multiple letters from listeners all asking how to teach our children to be as resilient as Ms. Clinton. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Living Vicariously (YouTube)

Living Vicariously (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Living Vicariously (TMBMS047)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. We all want our children to have a better life than we had. But for some parents, this leads to overindulgence and risks the development of a sense of entitlement. Today we talk about the risk of trying to give your children the childhood we never had, but think we wanted. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Getting Caught Up Before Thanksgiving (YouTube)

Getting Caught Up Before Thanksgiving (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Getting Caught Up Before Thanksgiving (TMBMS046)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. This is the last full week of school and work before Thanksgiving. In today’s podcast, we encourage you to take some time to make sure that you (and your children) are caught up with all of your work so that you enter the break with a clean slate. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Acknowledging Our Emotions (YouTube)

Acknowledging Our Emotions (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Acknowledging Our Emotions (TMB112)

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We all want to be seen as strong, competent, and secure. But for many, that means we should mask or mute our emotions. They feel as though any hint of emotion is a sign of weakness. This is especially true, of course, when we are talking about “negative” emotions, such as sadness or distress. They may feel that showing such emotions will invite competition or attack from others.
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Starting Now to Avoid Stress Then (YouTube)

Starting Now to Avoid Stress Then (YouTube)

ByDr. Berney

Starting Now to Avoid Stress Then (TMBMS045)

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Welcome to The Mental Breakdown Morning Show! Each weekday morning, we will to help get your day off to a great start. There is no doubt about it, the holidays have arrived in full force. As of the posting of this show, we are two weeks out from Black Friday, a day identified simply for the importance of making purchases for the holidays ahead. On today’s show we talk about a few simple considerations that you can do today to ensure that you approach the holidays with a plan that keeps you stress free and on a budget. Read More

ByDr. Berney

Raising Girls (YouTube)

Raising Girls (YouTube)