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Raising a Respectful Child — Whose Responsibility is It? (3 Tips)

Raising a Respectful Child — Whose Responsibility is It? (3 Tips)

The Three Most Important Things You Need To Know 1. Start Young — Don’t Underestimate Your Child Raising a child in an environment that consistently models respectful communication is essential. From the moment you bring your precious cherub home from the hospital, it...
Beauty Bias: Can Being Too Attractive Backfire in Work (and Life)?

Beauty Bias: Can Being Too Attractive Backfire in Work (and Life)?

Being (vs. Looking) Professional As a human in my late twenties — alive and (mostly) well in 2014 — I have experienced both negative and positive reception for my workplace appearance. I’m a halfbreed Latino with long curly hair, visible tattoos on my hands and arms,...
5 Methods for Building a Positive Emotional Connection with Your Kids

5 Methods for Building a Positive Emotional Connection with Your Kids

TRANSCRIPT: Hi, I’m Lisa Shankman, a therapist here at Thriveworks. As a parent and therapist that’s worked with many families, I’ve found one of the most important things for families is building a really positive emotional connection. I’ve identified a few different...