It’s time for some “real talk” about kids’ mental health. This week Eleanor and Dr. Raison discuss the evolution of depression and tools to help kids cope with depression.
Juan Carlos Avila, founder and creator of HappiLyfe, and Eleanor discuss how taking small steps to make positive changes can impact one’s quality of life.
Dr. Makeba Williams, Director of the Division of Academic Specialists in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializes in the changes that women go through at the various stages of their life. Dr. Williams and Eleanor discuss puberty in children and what to expect.
Heather Krug, Clinical Associate Professor in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Eleanor discuss dyslexia in children and useful practices to help improve speech, reading, writing, and more.
Peter Locke, Head of High School at Madison Country Day School in Wisconsin, and Eleanor discuss why school is important and how school can help social and emotional development in children.
Dr. Karl Doghramji, Medical Director at the Jefferson Sleep Disorder Center at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Eleanor discuss the importance of sleep to keep our lives regular. Dr. Doghramji gives some tips on how to sleep better and fight off insomnia.
Dr. Charles Raison, host of the Health is Everything podcast, and Eleanor discuss why it’s important to wear your mask and practice social distancing while empathizing with the human need for socialization. Dr. Raison helps explain how to help combat the fear and anxiety that kids are experiencing during this pandemic.
Dr. Rakesh Jain is a psychiatrist and researcher. Dr. Jain and Eleanor sit down to discuss anxiety and nervousness, and how allowing yourself to have these feelings is okay. Dr. Jain also explains helpful & easy ways to manage these emotions.
Dr. Malia Jones is a social epidemiologist with the University of Wisconsin Applied Population Laboratory and the UW-Madison Department of Community and Environmental Sociology. Dr. Jones and Eleanor sit down to discuss what going back to school in the middle of a pandemic will be like and how to navigate those situations.
Geshe Lobsang Tenzin Negi, PhD, is Executive Director of the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics at Emory University and Director of the Emory Tibet Science Initiative. Dr. Negi and Eleanor sit down to discuss different ways kids can show compassion to their friends and family members, and why being compassionate & kind is so important.