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Avoiding Mental Health Issues In Children By Acknowledging Their Feelings

How many people grew up in a loving, happy, kind family environment. Perhaps you went on lovely family holidays, Christmas was always a joyous family affair and you have great childhood memories.

And how many who grew up in this type of family set up, now as adults struggle with mental health issues?

Have you ever suffered from depression, anxiety, low self esteem?

Now I want you go back and ask “How were my feelings dealt with as a child?” 

Did your parents emotionally attune to you?

And by emotionally attuning to you I mean did your parents often ask you “How are you feeling?” and when you did have strong feelings were they acknowledged and were you offered empathy?

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