Author: Michael Grose
If your child feels anxious, reassure them that these feelings are a normal response to new people, events or potentially challenging situations. Help your child understand that there is a great deal they can do to manage their anxious feelings, so they can get on with the activities they enjoy.
If your child is anxious he may struggle to explain how he feels. An important first step in anxiety self-management is explaining to your child how anxiety works.
- Teach your child that the part of the brain that protects them from danger (the amygdala – pronounced ahh-mig-dah-la), […]