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Boost Your Child’s Confidence in 2 Minutes (Illustrated)

We all know body language has a subconscious effect on how others perceive us, but did you know it also affects how we think about ourselves? It turns out that helping your kids feel more…

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Widdle Comes to Life

Some of the best advice I ever received to help relieve my anxiety was to bring my worry to life. Counterintuitive, right? Here’s the thing: most kids know when they feel anxious because things are…

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How a Man Named Chesley Can Help Your Child Manage Anxiety

One of the most powerful techniques to manage child anxiety is something I learned from a man named Chesley. Chesley loved planes. The first time he ever saw a plane speeding down the runway and…

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A Mindful Minute: A Funny-Looking, But Powerful, Breathing Exercise for Kids

“Wait…what are you… are you doing what I think… ew, are you scratching… OH NO… Are you picking your nose? AAAAAAAH!” This might be the reaction you get along with fits of giggles from kids…

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5 Things Never to Say to an Anxious Child

I wanted to sleep with a bat under my pillow. It was plastic; nonetheless, it was a weapon. I was five years old, and I firmly believed that each night when I went to sleep,…

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Hacking Exam Stress Through Psychological Science

By Sarah D. Pressman Exam stress is unavoidable. We know that every year—at the end of the academic term– millions of college students around the world start gearing up for their least favorite educational activity:…

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How Mindfulness Helps Children (The Research)

According to the current research, here are the qualities that can be improved from mindfulness training in children: impulse control calmness kindness patience compassion empathy executive function attention spans A sample of research articles: – Research…

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Want to Connect with Your Child? Try this

Renee Jain of gozen.com discusses how parents can connect with their children. The technique is intuitive, but we often overlook it. Watch the video to learn more.

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