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SOS: Teaching children and adults how to self advocate

Q:  Why teach children and adults about emotional awareness and emotional regulation? A: Learning about how we feel and how we can express those feelings teaches us how to become self-responsible individuals who can self-advocate. It has been scientifically proven that resiliency is related to brain development and the ability to regulate strong emotions, such as fear, frustration and anger….read more →

Real Food for Real Families: Keeping it clean

Food and mood are so closely connected.  As adults, if we pay attention, we can experience the affects of our food choices all day.  If we awaken to coffee and toast we are effectively adding acid and processed sugars to an empty plate.  Having fasted for 6-8 hours while asleep, our bodies need hydration and a boost from food rich…read more →

Leading NYC Family Health & Parenting Counselor offers top ten parenting list

Most parents face mild to moderate challenging behavior from their kids from time to time.  What’s the most effective way to respond? Decide which behaviors need to be addressed. As a parent, it’s a judgment call, but most parents agree there are times when you’ll want to “pick your battles.”  Take responsibility for your own behavior, not your child’s disrespect. As…read more →

Top Family Health Counselor leads unique retreat for health practitioners

Reality Coaching Retreats presents HEAL THE HEALER RETREAT Improving the health & wealth of health practitioners around the world October 9 – 11 2015 ​Lifebridge Sanctuary, Rosendale NY Focus on your own health, your life and your amazing healthcare business ​Gain clarity and confidence – become a Specialist in the field of Health Coaching: identify your area of speciality and learn…read more →

Parenting coach makes house calls in NYC & Hamptons

Karin Yapalater is a Board Certified Health Counselor and Parenting Coach who serves many Manhattan families who spend a good deal of their summers in the Hamptons.  So when parents asked her if she could start working with them at their homes in the Hamptons, she agreed to make house calls to help families continue the good work they had…read more →

House calls that can change a child’s negative behavior

Word of mouth is spreading: “If you are desperate to achieve individual and family health and balance and you are ready to stop the fighting, power struggling, and suffering in your home — it’s time to call Karin.” If you are reading this, I want you to know that you are not alone.  Parents all over the world would likely…read more →

Feeling the holiday blues?

Feeling the holiday blues?

Tis the season to be… still for just a few moments a day.  Stop. Close those eyes. Still that body. Ease that busy mind. Breathe. Deeply, fully, completely… breathe.  Repeat often. Pausing to reflect on the year past can inform you, and help you to clarify a course of action for the days ahead.  Balancing emotional, physical and spiritual well-being…read more →

Parenting is a career

Parenting is a career, one with a very long list of job responsibilities. Here is a list of beneficial qualifications if you choose to accept the job: Mastery of moods, self awareness, emotional intelligence, physical stamina, along with an advanced degree and mastery in patience, tolerance, generosity, discipline, joyful effort, wisdom and non-judgement to name a few. How are your…read more →

Important Nutrients for Stress-Reduction

Stress can directly wreak havoc on the body, and lead to more serious health problems. Making healthy food choices can be challenging when we become too busy, or overwhelmed – especially during holiday season.  A healthy, balanced diet can help to reduce the effects of stress on the body by strengthening the immune system, stabilizing moods, and reducing blood pressure….read more →

Is your child stressed? Tired? Overwhelmed? Sleeping or Eating poorly?

Does home feel more like a war zone than home sweet home?                                                                                                …read more →