Inside Out Characters in Review

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Being a technology start-up focused on emotional intelligence for youngsters, we couldn’t help but jump at the chance to take a BodiMojo field trip to see the new Pixar film, Inside Out. With reviews for this charming children’s film a flutter, we took a different approach and, instead reviewed each character in relation to how […]

Beyond Shyness: Social Anxiety Disorder

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“What if…” When strung together, these two words can offer endless promise: What if I win the lottery? What if I get my dream job? What if I meet the love of my life? Or, debilitating fear: What if I say the wrong thing? What if I embarrass myself? What if I am judged? While it’s normal […]

Women in Tech: Boston High School Student Helps Close the Gender Gap Through Girls Who Code

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In a notoriously male dominated industry, rising Boston Area high school senior and BodiMojo intern Laurie Finkielsztein, is working hard to share the Girls Who Code initiative with other Boston Area High School girls and she’s already seen huge success. We were happy to sit down with Laurie and hear her story. Photo via: www.usatoday.com  Founded in 2012 by Reshma Saujani, […]

Gratitude Changes Everything

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“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” As a technology focused on developing emotional intelligence in children and teens, we’re happy to explore the positive effects of gratitude and how they relate to happiness, appreciation, and contentment. How can we work together to cultivate a spirit of gratitude in our children and teens? As parents and caregivers , […]

Child Mental Health Report

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School’s (almost) out for summer! Summer is the perfect season to get healthy: there’s plenty of daylight and warmth for outdoor activity, fresh fruits and vegetables are at their peak taste, and kids and families have more time to stay active, rest, and relax. While summertime may help us stay in tune with our physical […]

Parents: What Keeps You Up at Night?

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It’s time to check in with parents with children living at home!  If that’s you, please take a moment to take our parent survey. As some of you know we’re developing an app for youth that takes a novel approach to stress management. We’re testing it out this summer. We’re so excited and want to provide […]

Cultivating Awe, Not Awesomeness

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When it comes to rearing healthy children, teens and young adults, experts often talk about the importance of instilling self-esteem and positive body image. We want children to feel good about themselves so that they have strong heads on their shoulders and are more likely to make smart decisions in the future. And we want them to be […]

Self-Compassion: A Twist on the Golden Rule

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The Golden Rule, “treat others as you would treat yourself,” is a wonderful reminder to put ourselves in someone else’s shoes. Versions of the Golden Rule can be found across religions and cultures. It means being kind and understanding toward others rather than judgmental and harsh. But the rule doesn’t always apply, like when we are are extra […]