axiety traps

How do adults make kids’ anxiety worse?

While we don’t need to know what causes anxiety, we absolutely need to know what maintains it. Unfortuantely, there are many traps that adults fall into that maintains – or even worsens – anxiety in children and teenagers. It is essential to identify and address these traps that keep anxiety going and what to do instead.

What is stressing our our kids

What is stressing out our kids?

As descendants of anxious ancestors, anxiety is embedded in our nervous system. However, the modern world presents unique stressors that we have control over. Learn about these stressors and how to help our children cope better in this informative and insightful episode.

normal worries and anxiety

Normal Worry and Anxiety: What’s the Difference?

It is essential to know the difference between normal worry iand anxiety. Understanding these emotions can help parents learn to better support their child’s emotional well-being and promote their resilience.

anxious child

Why aren’t anxious kids getting the help they need?

Despite the prevalence of anxiety and all we know about it, our anxious children and teens are not getting the support they need. Unfortunately, untreated anxiety puts them at great risk for long-term negative outcomes. It is essential we addess these barriers to help our anxious children and teens thrive.

mindful child

Mindfulness with Claudio Barrientos

To make the most of our time with our kids (and in life!), we need to focus on presence over the busyness and rushing and chaos that can take us out of the moment.

ADHD and anxiety

What is the link between ADHD & Anxiety?

Anxiety is common among ADHDers. However, they can mimic, overshadow, or mask each other. Therefore, it is important to differentiate the two and understand what’s what to treat most effectively.

How do we manage perfectionism?

Perfectionism has steadily increased over the years, with our younger generations establishing increasingly more extreme standards for themselves, which can be crippling.

separation anxiety

How do we deal with separation anxiety?

While it can be hard for children and teachers to see children in distress, we don’t want to fall into the common traps that make anxiety stronger, like allowing children to avoid the things they’re afraid of and reassuring them that everything will be fine.

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