“Altogether, the results support the theoretical viewpoint that children adapt their affect regulation to fit the demands of their family environment. This may be based on both psychodynamic processes and the effects of the children’s stress regulation system, which has been developed during the evolutionary process. The family as a whole is important for the development of children’s emotion regulation. Therefore, mothers and fathers as well as the interparental romantic relationship and parenting should be considered in health services directed to parents-to-be.” – Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute Source: Quality of early family relationships predicts children’s affect regulation and mental health Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

Compassion, or sharing in the suffering of another and being moved to alleviate it, may be the key to true and lasting happiness. Source: Compassion Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it