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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus, special focus on Teen Mental Health (83)

Year 2, Week 33 (83 total reports)

COVID-19 & Teen Mental Health

10.11.2021-16.11.2021

This Week’s Top Links

10.11.21

7 Things To Say To Your Kids So They Become Strong, Empowered Adults

https://www.yourtango.com/family/7-things-every-parent-should-say-raise-strong-empowered-kids

There are a couple of lists in this week’s review that help foster a relationship with  children and teens. If you want to raise resilient kids (who doesn’t) here are statements to keep in mind.

11.11.21

'S is for self own': Big Bird brings the heat to 'Cancun Cruz'

https://www.msnbc.com/the-beat-with-ari/watch/-s-is-for-self-own-big-bird-brings-the-heat-to-cancun-cruz-125918789789

Ted Cruz must have had an unhappy childhood, certainly one without the amazing benefits of Sesame Street. While Sesame Street has increasingly become more relevant, Cruz leans in the other direction. He’s becoming less relevant daily.

12.11.21

Since June, 21,000 Texans have died of COVID-19 while refusing a widely available vaccine | Boing Boing

https://boingboing.net/2021/11/11/since-june-21000-texans-have-died-of-covid-19-while-refusing-a-widely-available-vaccine.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=since-june-21000-texans-have-died-of-covid-19-while-refusing-a-widely-available-vaccine

This State’s Government (under Abbott) seems intent on doing everything to be legislate itself back to the dark ages. Not just it’s stance on COVID, but a wide-ranging accumulation of laws it is passing to become a State where voting is rigged and promoting cross-purposes by demanding a person is in charge of their own body (for masking and vaccines) but not for gender decisions.

13.11.21

No One Cares!

https://apple.news/A_Fclu7t0TfqrQ9kcDolGrg

Atlantic Magazine has some of the best articles out there right now. This is one of them. “No One Cares!” is really a mantra for when we think that people care more than they actually do.

14.11.21

Psychologists have found that triggering large prediction errors helps to change false beliefs

https://www.psypost.org/2021/11/psychologists-have-found-that-triggering-large-prediction-errors-helps-to-change-false-beliefs-62110

This is a very good article for dealing with people who seem stuck in a lack of truth or even a denial of it.

15.11.21

10 Non-Negotiable Rules For Parenting A Teen Without Ruining Your Relationship With Them

https://www.yourtango.com/family/10-non-negotiable-rules-parenting-teenager-without-ruining-relationship

We need to have good relationships with our teens to keep peace in the family, but also to stay a welcome ear/voice when they are setting boundaries. This article helps you do both.

16.11.21

By Tracing Addiction to Childhood Trauma, Can We Find Compassion?

https://www.yesmagazine.org/issue/a-new-social-justice/2021/11/15/addiction-childhood-trauma-compassion

The link between Childhood and Adolescent Adversity and adult disabling behavior is well-researched. This article, which calls upon the excellent work of Gabor Maté, is worth reading. Explore the link to the documentary discussed. One reminder, not all adversity leads to trauma.

 

This Week’s Links

16.11.21

By Tracing Addiction to Childhood Trauma, Can We Find Compassion?

https://www.yesmagazine.org/issue/a-new-social-justice/2021/11/15/addiction-childhood-trauma-compassion

How to raise emotionally intelligent kids

https://blog.ed.ted.com/2021/11/15/how-to-raise-emotionally-intelligent-kids/

The teachers here are not OK

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/11/15/22782377/teachers-crisis-lousiana-covid-climate-labor

How to battle burnout without quitting your job

https://fortune.com/2021/11/15/how-to-battle-burnout-without-quitting-your-job/

The Trump Administration Created Its Own Reality on the Pandemic and Failed the Country

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a38254025/trump-administration-suppress-cdc-covid-19-pandemic/

‘Vaccines are not enough’: A COVID-19 expert on the measures people need to take to slow the spread

https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/coronavirus/an-expert-on-covid-19-transmission-in-colorado-on-the-measures-people-should-take-to-slow-the-spread

How to Cope With Post-COVID Brain Fog

https://www.verywellhealth.com/dealing-with-covid-brain-fog-5209460

Fully vaccinated families can 'feel good' about gathering for holidays, Fauci says

https://apple.news/AH3tGs61XTDaxxlQMYl5ZIw

15.11.21

10 Non-Negotiable Rules For Parenting A Teen Without Ruining Your Relationship With Them

https://www.yourtango.com/family/10-non-negotiable-rules-parenting-teenager-without-ruining-relationship

Impact of COVID-19 on poor mental health in children and young people ‘tip of the iceberg’ – UNICEF

https://www.unicef.org/eca/press-releases/impact-covid-19-poor-mental-health-children-and-young-people-tip-iceberg-unicef

Editorial: How can kids learn without homework and rigid deadlines? Quite well, it turns out

https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2021-11-15/editorial-how-can-kids-learn-without-homework-and-rigid-deadlines-quite-well-it-turns-out

As The Great Resignation Accelerates, CEOs Face A Grand Reckoning

https://www.inc.com/lisa-curtis/as-great-resignation-accelerates-ceos-face-a-grand-reckoning.html

It's time to accept that we don't need to return to the office

https://www.sciencefocus.com/comment/its-time-to-accept-that-we-dont-need-to-return-to-the-office/

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine generated the strongest immune response in study of 4 jabs

https://fortune.com/2021/11/15/pfizer-biontech-sinopharm-sputnik-astrazeneca-covid-19-vaccine-immune-response-antibodies/

14.11.21

Psychologists have found that triggering large prediction errors helps to change false beliefs

https://www.psypost.org/2021/11/psychologists-have-found-that-triggering-large-prediction-errors-helps-to-change-false-beliefs-62110

5 sickeningly funny cartoons about Aaron Rodgers' COVID dissembling

https://theweek.com/political-satire/1006943/5-sickeningly-funny-cartoons-about-aaron-rodgers-covid-dissembling

COVID-19 Has a Negative Influence on Prosocial Behavior - Neuroscience News

https://neurosciencenews.com/prosocial-behavior-covid-19647/

Austria orders nationwide lockdown for those not fully vaccinated against Covid

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/nov/14/austria-orders-lockdown-those-not-fully-vaccinated-against-covid

A Classic Manipulation Trick To Make Kids Want To Do Their Homework

https://www.yourtango.com/family/classic-manipulation-trick-make-kids-want-do-their-homework

Fauci Says Israeli Data Shows COVID Booster Shot Is 'Absolutely Essential' for All Adults

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/fauci-says-israeli-data-shows-booster-is-absolutely-essential-for-all-adults-1.10379579

Did You Know Your iPhone Has a Built-In Noise Generator? Here's How to Use It

https://www.makeuseof.com/how-to-use-background-sounds-iphone/

13.11.21

No One Cares!

https://apple.news/A_Fclu7t0TfqrQ9kcDolGrg

One mom's message to other parents after her 8-year-old got Covid-19 vaccine

https://apple.news/A8oudOiDwT0-HPQBRprRGqQ

How SARS-CoV-2 in American deer could alter the course of the global pandemic

https://apple.news/A-3Da79i-RnWNLhOidw2dyg

12.11.21

Since June, 21,000 Texans have died of COVID-19 while refusing a widely available vaccine | Boing Boing

https://boingboing.net/2021/11/11/since-june-21000-texans-have-died-of-covid-19-while-refusing-a-widely-available-vaccine.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=since-june-21000-texans-have-died-of-covid-19-while-refusing-a-widely-available-vaccine

Judge Overturns Texas Ban On Mask Mandates In Schools

https://www.scarymommy.com/judge-overturns-texas-mask-mandate-ban/

Nearly 1 million kids ages 5 to 11 expected to receive first Covid vaccine dose by end of Wednesday

https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/10/health/1-million-kids-vaccines/

New clues to the biology of long COVID are starting to emerge

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/11/12/1053509795/long-covid-causes-treatment-clues

World gets tough on the unvaccinated

https://www.axios.com/covid-unvaccinated-restrictions-world-54508d26-a7bf-4ec3-a6ad-f79836f833bb.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=health-worldvaccinations

3 LAPD employees face firing after refusing COVID-19 vaccines or testing, while thousands of others agree to plan

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/11/10/3-lapd-employees-face-firing-after-refusing-covid-19-vaccines-or-testing-while-thousands-of-others-agree-to-plan/

After weeks of declines, U.S. Covid cases have stalled at a high level: 'The ERs are packed'

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/10/after-weeks-of-declines-us-covid-cases-have-leveled-off-at-a-high-level-the-ers-are-packed.html

The NFL Let Aaron Rodgers (And Itself) Off the Hook for COVID-19 Violations

https://www.insidehook.com/daily_brief/sports/nfl-lets-aaron-rodgers-self-hook-covid-violations

Why Are People Really Quitting Their Jobs? Burnout Tops the List, New Research Shows

https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/why-are-people-really-quitting-their-jobs-burnout-tops-list-new-research-shows.html

11.11.21

'S is for self own': Big Bird brings the heat to 'Cancun Cruz'

https://www.msnbc.com/the-beat-with-ari/watch/-s-is-for-self-own-big-bird-brings-the-heat-to-cancun-cruz-125918789789

Sesame Street Has Always Understood The Assignment, And We Are Grateful

https://www.scarymommy.com/sesame-street-big-issues-kids-always/

'Stretched too thin': With staff 'exhausted,' schools cancel class or return to remote learning

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/11/11/public-school-teachers-students-demand-extra-days-off-covid-19/6372122001/?gnt-cfr=1

With COVID relief money, schools take on a bigger role in student mental health

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/11/11/22772037/student-mental-health-covid-relief-money

COVID-19 and the Mass Exodus of College-Educated Moms From the Workforce

https://www.parents.com/news/covid-19-and-the-mass-exodus-of-college-educated-moms-from-the-workforce/

Colorado hospitals overwhelmed by young, ‘dramatically ill’ unvaccinated COVID patients

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/colorado-hospitals-overwhelmed-by-young-dramatically-ill-unvaccinated-covid-patients

What to know before vaccinating your 5- to-11-year-old with Pfizer's COVID vaccine

https://www.cnet.com/health/parenting/what-to-know-before-vaccinating-your-5-to-11-year-old-with-pfizers-covid-vaccine/

Get a Covid booster as soon as you're eligible, new data says — here's why

https://apple.news/A8gg981otT4yc2_RFgI1LRw

Federal judge overturns Texas mask mandate ban for public schools

https://www.axios.com/federal-judge-overturns-texas-mask-mandate-ban-for-public-schools-c1309fda-5e64-486d-8ced-96c429398674.html

COVID Vaccine Holdouts Say Nothing Will Change Their Minds. Now What?

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/vaccine-hesitant-change-minds-covid_l_618c0ddce4b02e5083ddcf1d

You’re probably thinking about resilience the wrong way. Here’s a better approach

https://www.fastcompany.com/90695115/youre-probably-thinking-about-resilience-the-wrong-way-heres-a-better-approach?partner=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=rss+fastcompany&utm_content=rss

Most Leaders Are Forgetting 1 Key Trait to Keep Their Employees from Leaving

https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/most-leaders-are-forgetting-1-key-trait-to-keep-their-employees-from-leaving.html

During the Great Resignation, The Biggest Obstacle to Management Success Is Too Many Meetings, Says Research

https://www.inc.com/marcel-schwantes/during-great-resignation-biggest-obstacle-to-management-success-is-too-many-meetings-says-research.html

'Dads on Duty' Prove Parent-Led Initiatives Are Effective Alternatives to Police in Schools

https://www.parents.com/black-parenting/dads-on-duty-prove-parent-led-initiatives-are-effective-alternatives-to-police-in-schools/

10.11.21

7 Things To Say To Your Kids So They Become Strong, Empowered Adults

https://www.yourtango.com/family/7-things-every-parent-should-say-raise-strong-empowered-kids

My 11-Year-Old's First COVID-19 Vaccine: Our Experience & His Advice for Other Kids

https://30seconds.com/health/tip/34107/My-11-Year-Olds-First-COVID-19-Vaccine-Our-Experience-His-Advice-for-Other-Kids

Low stamina and school avoidance: For tweens, this year is unusually turbulent

https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/11/10/22762766/teaching-middle-school-post-covid

Toxic positivity is very real, and very annoying

https://apple.news/AQO1S6ywpQXyWuomRywRIrQ

28 Facts about Cyber Bullying You Might Not Know 

https://flipboard.com/@allaboutfacts/28-facts-about-cyber-bullying-you-might-not-know-v313pj395nugnani?from=share&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=share

Depression screening at school ups odds of treatment - Futurity

https://www.futurity.org/depression-screenings-in-school-students-2654922-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=depression-screenings-in-school-students-2654922-2

3 Red Flags Your Company's Back-to-Office Plan Is Going to Lose You Good Employees

https://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/return-to-office-plan-leadership-employee-retention.html

NFL fines Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers for violating COVID protocols

https://www.npr.org/2021/11/10/1054161988/nfl-fines-green-bay-packers-aaron-rodgers-for-violating-covid-protocols

Virus Expert Just Issued This Critical Warning

https://www.eatthis.com/news-doctor-osterholm-critical-covid-warning/

Covid vaccination mandates for city workers caused backlash. But data show they’re working.

https://www.nbcnews.com/data-graphics/covid-vaccination-mandates-city-workers-caused-backlash-data-show-re-w-rcna4895

3D printed vaccine patch offers 10x greater immune response than vaccination shots

https://www.thebrighterside.news/post/3d-printed-vaccine-patch-offers-10x-greater-immune-response-than-vaccination-shots

A ‘smoke detector’ for COVID-19? It’s here

https://www.fastcompany.com/90694945/a-smoke-detector-for-covid-19-its-here?partner=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=rss+fastcompany&utm_content=rss

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