Stress and Going Green
LISTEN TO THE FULL SHOW — #120
We learn what’s stressing our kids out and how to address the situation with Brittany Barber-Garcia, Ph.D. Then, we get some tips on going green from Amy Todisco.
Segment 1: Stressed Out Kids
Segment 2: Warning Signs of Stress
Segment 3: Depression In Teens
Segment 4: Social Media Blues
Segment 5: Go Green
Segment 6: Green Cleaning
Stressed Out Kids | SEGMENT 1 | #120
In a New York Times study, more than half of the 2,100 high school students surveyed reported severe depression due to stress. Pediatric Psychologist, Brittany Barber-Garcia, Ph.D, tells us what could be causing stress in children as young as five.
Warning Signs of Stress | SEGMENT 2 | #120
How can we tell if our young ones are feeling overwhelmed or stressed out? Brittany Barber-Garcia, Ph.D, offers up a large range of warning signs our kids may be displaying and how to best handle them.
Depression In Teens | SEGMENT 3 | #120
When it comes to our teenagers, how can we determine when they are just being teenagers or are really feeling stressed or even depressed? Brittany Barber-Garcia, Ph.D, points out how an increase in risky behaviors or withdrawal is a huge indicator of a real problem and when we should consult a pediatrician.
Social Media Blues | SEGMENT 4 | #120
There is no precedent for how we are supposed to teach our children about social media. Brittany Barber-Garcia, Ph.D, helps us figure out how to determine when social media is having a negative effect on our children and how we can combat it.
Go Green | SEGMENT 5 | #120
Find out how small changes like making your own, preferably organic, lunch and discontinuing the use of chemical-filled perfumes and deodorants can be a foot in the door towards helping the environment. Green Living Expert, Amy Todisco, gives us some tips and alternatives to our not-so-green-friendly everyday items and foods.
Green Cleaning | SEGMENT 6 | #120
Did you know that electronics still draw power while plugged in, even when not switched on or in use? Your Turning Point Founder, Amy Todisco, gives us some power saving tips, as well as some environmentally safe products that will help simplify our cleaning supplies.