1. Worried, Anxious and Afraid? How to Let Go of Negative Thoughts

    My son entered the tough-love world of sixth grade this year. Gone are the days when he could rely on his ability to charm his teacher to get away with turning in sloppy (albeit mostly correct) work. No, this year he’s learning what it means to pay attention to details and he’s none too happy about it. And so every Sunday about 1pm it begins. The Sunday night “blah’s.” He begins to mope, sigh heavily and bemoan his sixth grade existence. No matter how often I point out that he’s choosing to make himself miserable, reminding him that it’s Sunday...

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