In this podcast, Todd and Julie Fisher discuss the importance of support networks in relation to emotional well-being. When we have strong support networks, we are 25% more likely to be happy than when we don’t have people close to us that we can lean on. Todd and Julie discuss why kids need multiple support networks, what they look like for kids, why parents are only one piece of the puzzle, and how parents can help their kids find people in their lives that will support them and be there for them when they need a shoulder to lean on.
What is a growth mindset, how can our kids develop one and what is the connection to mental wellness? In this episode, Todd Krieger and Julie Fisher, M.Ed. explore the difference between a fixed and growth mindset and talk about the how the latter can help kids maintain their positivity and emotional well-being, even in trying times.
Technology can help us connect with others and be more productive at school and in the workplace. But is there a link between technology and youth mental illness? In this episode, Todd Krieger and Julie Fisher, M.Ed. explore how screen time is taking a toll on our kids and how parents can set appropriate limits, understanding that technology is here to stay.
There is a strong connection between confidence, competency and mental wellness but teaching our kids to be confident and competent can be very difficult. In this episode, Todd Krieger and Julie Fisher, M.Ed. discuss parenting strategies that promote these important traits.