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8 Calm-Down Strategies For Your Teen

Even as adults, it can be tough to calm down when we feel heated, anxious, or frustrated. Throw in the hormones of a teenager, and it’s easy to understand why middle, high school, and even college students are so prone to feeling out of control. Here, we’ll take a look at some concrete strategies you can try with your teen when they need a moment to center and re-focus after anxiety, anger, or a setback.

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7 Things Every Parent of an Anxious Teen Should Try

As a parent, it can feel impossible to do the right thing when you’re watching your child struggle with anxiety. You don’t want to overstep and stop them from learning how to manage anxiety on their own, but you also don’t want to let them flounder without support. Here, we’ll take a look at some concrete ideas you can try to help your anxious teen calm their nerves.

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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….

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Social Anxiety: 5 Proven Methods for Boosting Confidence

When you think back on middle school and high school, one of the first things to come to mind, if not the only thing, is your social experience. For some it was positive. Negative for…

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5 Must-Read Books to Raise Resilient, Confident Kids

I love to read (thanks Mom and Dad)! Sometimes I pick up a book and literally fall in love after the first page. With those books, I not only read them cover to cover, I…

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7 Surprising Things Kids Say That Can Mean “I’m anxious.”

Dealing with big emotions when you’re a kid is difficult. Trying to articulate these feelings to a grown-up, so they can help you, is nearly impossible. What you’re often left with, as the parent, is…

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Tired of Being Tired: 5 Tips to Help Kids Sleep Better

I’m not always the most patient parent. I’ve been told otherwise by encouraging family and friends, and deep down I guess I know that I do well with kids, but there’s no getting around those…

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The Hidden, Episode 1: A Melancholy

Introverts have incredible strengths. We wanted to give you a tool to explore and discuss those strengths with kids in a way that’s engaging. The result? A 5-part series called The Hidden. Listen to the…

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