Blog Category: empathy

May 1, 2019
Is it ever too late to grow wiser together?

  Ask yourself, “When things aren’t going well in your family, how do you “start over”? Is it ever too late to grow […]

February 6, 2019
The Power of Empathy and Kindness

  Last week, we completed our series on mindfulness practices for all ages. This week, our team of clinicians focuses on the power […]

January 30, 2019
Mindfulness for older children and teens

  Finishing up our series from the New York Times on mindfulness with talk about older children and teens. Whenever we mention mindfulness […]

January 23, 2019
Kids embody the meaning of mindfulness

Photo by Benjamin Manley on Unsplash Did you know mindfulness can even be beneficial for infants and young children? The practice of mindfulness is not just […]

January 16, 2019
What exactly is mindfulness?

The practice of mindfulness is not just for our hippy counterparts. Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in […]

October 17, 2018
Sharing some WISE Insight from our fav mom, Glennon Doyle

Illustration: Keith Negley This week, The Wise Family wanted to share some Wise Words from Glennon Doyle, author, activist, philanthropist and founder of […]

September 13, 2018
5 Phrases to Help With Anxiety

Photo by Maria Elena Zuñiga on Unsplash This is a time of year when lots of kids and teens come in expressing feelings […]

May 16, 2018
Code Words From Kids

We see kids, teens (and, sometimes, parents) with anxiety on a daily basis at The Wise Family. But even though we see folks […]

May 10, 2018
Your Child’s Happiness Is Not Your Job

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks was recently featured on The Rant with Baeth podcast! In her interview with host Baeth Davis, Dr. Parks talks […]

April 11, 2018
Do you, your partner or child suffer from anxiety?

Do you suffer from anxiety? Does your child? Partner? Exciting news! The Wise Family will be hosting a screening of the movie, ANGST, […]

March 21, 2018
Wise Insight – Talk Less. Listen More.

Our very own Dr. Amy Fortney Parks participated in a Facebook Live yesterday with Eduardo Placer’s Fearless at 4. Check out their convo […]

March 14, 2018
#AskAmy – Signs of Anxiety

#ASKWISE – “My daughter has been waking up in the morning complaining of a stomach ache, and we can’t figure out what is […]