Chasing Happiness: 7 Steps to a Happier and Less Anxious Child (Part Three)

October 10, 2012

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Kids aren't anxious when they're too busy being happy. In this 3-part series "Chasing Happiness", we'll show you 7 steps you can start to take TODAY for happier, less anxious kids!
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Teaching Your Teen To Deal with Stress

October 10, 2012

Deal with Teen Stress

If you're concerned by your teen's emotional and physical state, you may be interested in the findings linked to a new high school health program. The fitness-based curriculum was shown to have a major impact on the participating students' well-being. Read more about it here.
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Your Anxious Child’s Teachers and School: Their Role and Your Rights

October 9, 2012

Working with Teachers and Schools

If your child is struggling with anxiety at school, working with and forming a partnership with their teachers and school can be critical. Learn the steps to take and your rights as a parent.
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New App for Treating OCD and Anxiety

October 8, 2012

App for Treating OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Parents of a child with OCD often have trouble deciding how to help their son or daughter. One interesting new treatment form for OCD is an electronic application. The innovative "app" has some unique features that may be worth looking into. Find out more about it here.
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Chasing Happiness: 7 Steps to a Happier and Less Anxious Child (Part Two)

October 6, 2012

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Kids aren't anxious when they're too busy being happy. In this 3-part series "Chasing Happiness", we'll show you 7 steps you can start to take TODAY for happier, less anxious kids!
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Providing Stress Relief for Your Child

October 6, 2012

Stress Relief for Your Child

Can children suffer from stress and anxiety? Of course! As a parent, you probably know about some of the methods you can use to reduce your own stress. But how can you help your anxious child to develop safe, healthy stress management habits? Read to find out.
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Chasing Happiness: 7 Steps to a Happier and Less Anxious Child (Part One)

October 5, 2012

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Kids aren't anxious when they're too busy being happy. In this 3-part series "Chasing Happiness", we'll show you 7 steps you can start to take TODAY for happier, less anxious kids!
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Exercise for Anxious Children – Why it Matters and How to Get Kids Moving

October 4, 2012

Exercise for Child Anxiety

Studies consistently show that exercise and physical activity is one of the most effective ways to help reduce child anxiety and manage the stress today's child can struggle with. Learn what the research says about how and why exercise works for managing anxiety and some sneaky tricks to get your child more active and think it's FUN.
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Too Much on Their Plates: Child Anxiety and Overscheduling

October 3, 2012

It's Okay to Stop Rushing

Children with anxiety can find well meaning parents filling their schedules with seemingly fun activities like sports, play dates, or dance lessons, but is it really what's good for them? Learn about the relationship between a busy lifestyle and anxiety, how to find the right balance for your child, and what activities are best out of all the options available.
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Teens, Social Anxiety, and Substance Abuse

October 3, 2012

Teens and Social Anxiety

Adolescence is generally known as a period when social interactions are of the utmost importance. Teens are highly preoccupied by how others perceive them. For teens with social anxiety disorder, being liked and approved of by others seems even more important. Highly anxious teenagers can feel enormous pressure, so parents must know how to prevent poor coping behaviors.
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