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How Chores Can Help Anxious Children

May 31, 2016

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Giving your anxious child a slate of chores can do much more than help you out around the house. Check out the myriad benefits manual labor can bring to your child.
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How Exercise Helps Anxious Children Cope with Bullies

September 30, 2015

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Regular physical activity can help anxious children in numerous ways, especially when it comes to coping with bullies. Read on for more!
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Go Out and Play: Benefits of Physical Activity for Anxious Children

June 30, 2014

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Summertime's lazy days can take a huge toll on your anxious child's mental health. Get them moving and you may see their anxiety improving!
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Tips for Making Sports Happier and Healthier for Your Anxious Child

June 4, 2013

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Contrary to the beliefs of some Monday Night Football fanatics, not everyone enjoys sports. Read on for ways to determine if your anxious children are hating the games and tips on how to change that.
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How Sports Can Help (or Hurt!) Your Anxious Child

May 28, 2013

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Sports can actually make your child's anxiety worse, although engaging in sports can come with a slew of benefits. Find out what that ballgame or soccer match may be doing for your anxious child.
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The Power of Yoga for Helping Children with Anxiety

March 13, 2013

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Yoga hasn't been kicking around for thousands of years for no reason. It's benefits extend to every age, background and fitness level and it can be particularly soothing for anxious children. Learn how to get started with yoga for your anxious child today.
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How and Why to Get Anxious Kids to Take an Electronics Break

January 3, 2013

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More and more kids are spending more and more time at their computers, on their video games and glued to the TV. Check out how to take a screen-free break to benefit your anxious child as well as your entire family.
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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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Getting Active May Relieve Anxiety, Depression in Kids

September 7, 2012

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With child obesity on the rise, parents are wondering how they can protect their kids from developing unhealthy eating habits that can lead to lasting physical repercussions. But some parents don't realize how obesity affects the brain. Besides potentially hurting their self-esteem, being dangerously overweight can put children at risk for a host of mental health disorders.
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Nature and Anxiety Series: How Connecting with Nature Improves Mental Health

August 26, 2012

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How much time does your child spend outside on any given day? How much of this is unstructured time when they are free to explore the world around them? Research shows that providing plenty of unstructured time for your child to be surrounded by nature is a wonderful way to treat childhood anxiety and depression.
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