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49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

49 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

It happens to every child in one form or another – anxiety. As parents, we would like to shield our children from life’s anxious moments, but navigating anxiety is an essential life skill that will serve them in the years to come. In the heat of the moment, try these simple phrases to help your children… Read more!

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Eight 60-Second Tools

Eight 60-Second Anxiety Relief Tools for Kids (Infographic)

Keep this list handy in case you’re in need of a quick stress fix. These tools can be used in one minute or less to help bring down levels of stress and anxiety. Used repeatedly, these coping skills become habit. Download the poster below: Download the FREE printable version of this infographic! Yes, send me… Read more!

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calmdown

50 Calm-Down Ideas to Try with Kids of All Ages

Navigating childhood challenges can be stressful, and sometimes deep breathing isn’t the solution that works for your child. When your child is in need of tension relief, try one of these techniques: Try an inversion. For centuries, Yogis have understood the calming power of bringing the head below the level of the heart, otherwise known… Read more!

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37 Techniques to Calm an Anxious Child - GoZen - Embrace the Worry

37 Techniques to Calm an Anxious Child

Imagine, you are driving in the car. You look in the rearview mirror and see your child trying to shrink into her seat. “What’s wrong?” you ask. “I don’t want to go to the birthday party.” “But you’ve been excited all week. There will be cake and games and a bounce house. You love all… Read more!

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Benefits of Child Anxiety

11 Superpowers of Anxious Children

Let’s not sugarcoat it: Life can be hard for anxious kids. Even simple, everyday tasks can seem big and scary when they come with sweaty palms, a pounding heart, and the feeling that something — anything, maybe even everything — is about to go horribly wrong. Anxious kids may feel like it’s their job to stop… Read more!

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5 Ways of Coping

5 Ways Of Coping With Your Anxiety That Are Actually Making It Worse

Do you ever get angry at yourself for feeling anxious? Beating yourself up for feeling anxious only multiplies the misery. This is #3 on the list of 5 ways of coping with anxiety that can actually make it worse. Check it out along with some great alternatives for effectively managing worry. This infographic was made in partnership with Megan Bruneau,… Read more!

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The Science of Stress and Relaxation

The Difference Between Good and Bad Stress (According to Science)

The bar for the level of stress we should have in our lives is set far too high. Most of us are striving for a “no stress” lifestyle. Here’s the thing: the underlying story of stress is skewed. There is, in fact, a body of research that reveals stress can enhance performance and well-being. The right amount… Read more!

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