How to beat Ms. Overwhelmed

How to beat Ms. Overwhelmed

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor One of the most common issues my clients deal with is the feeling of overwhelmed. And what are overwhelmed people really really good at (re)producing? Complexity. The art of complexification is to make things complicated when they are actually quite simple. They don't do it on purpose, of course. [...]

How to build a Growth Mindset in your Kids with Positive Affirmations

How to build a Growth Mindset in your Kids with Positive Affirmations

Back to school! Whether you school-school, homeschool or online school, there is a good chance that the young people in your life have recently started or are about to a fresh new academic year. Nearly 2 years later (I know) the jury is still out on how the pandemic is affecting our children. Older children [...]

Staycation Drama: Tips to Ensure a Stress-Free Family Vacation

Staycation Drama: Tips to Ensure a Stress-Free Family Vacation

Author: Ann Grandchamp, Mental Health Editor Let me demonstrate to you that mental health professionals don't always have it worked out and together. Ever since coming back to Switzerland in 2017, we've chosen to stay home and enjoy the lakeside and go away by the sea in October when the weather is starting to get [...]

Sibling Relationships: Field Notes from a Mum in Progress

Sibling Relationships: Field Notes from a Mum in Progress

I am an only child. I like to think that I defy the stereotypes that go hand in hand with only children but here we are. My mother was an only child too. My father is the eldest of six. My husband is the eldest of two. My mother-in-law is the youngest of nine while [...]