Encouraging Your Anxious Child to Get Involved

It can be frightening for a child to try new things. New foods, new places, and new people are all intimidating to a child, especially a young child or a highly anxious child. Some caution is always good, but a kid who's afraid to be a kid will miss out on a lot of fun experiences. Here's how to get your kid to put aside the fear and try new things.

Emotional Fluidity: Teaching Your Children to ‘Surf’ Anxiety – Part Three

Learn how the ever changing and fluid nature of emotions and mindfulness training can be used in concert to help overcome child anxiety, phobias, or panic attacks. Part three of the three-part series, "Emotional Fluidity".

TV Viewing May Have an Effect on Kids’ Sleep

It can be difficult to find appropriate television shows for your child to watch. Many programs on TV today are full of violence, gore and swearing. Unfortunately, a child's mind is likely to latch on to the more unsavory details in a show. How can this affect your son or daughter's health? Read about it here!

Emotional Fluidity: Teaching Your Children to ‘Surf’ Anxiety – Part Two

Learn how "checking gauges" can help children with anxiety, and four ways practicing a mental training exercise can help them overcome their fears, regain their confidence, and lead a happier and less stressful childhood. Part two of a three-part series, "Emotional Fluidity".

Emotional Fluidity: Teaching Your Children to ‘Surf’ Anxiety – Part One

Your child's anxiety can be made easier by teaching your child how to "surf anxiety" and make the most of their "anxiety umbrella". Part one of a three-part series, "Emotional Fluidity".

Handling Your Child’s Fears: What Specialists Recommend

All children are afraid of something. As a parent, you want to make sure that your child is dealing with his or her fears in a healthy way. It can be tempting to simply tell your son or daughter that monsters aren't real, but it can be a hard truth for a child to accept. Read what you can do to help your child through fear and anxiety.

How You and Your Kids Can Escape the Anxiety Story: Part Three

How your child can interrupt the automatic negative storyline that becomes habitual and feeds their anxiety by learning to "purge the urge" . Part three of a three-part series.

How You and Your Kids Can Escape the Anxiety Story: Part Two

Discover the damaging duo of "shenpa and klesha", the role they play in creating and perpetuating your child's anxiety, and how to get started teaching your child to defeat them. Part two of a three-part series.

The Effects of PTSD on a Child

Most people tend to think of PTSD as an "adult" mental health disorder. Sadly, children can also suffer from this debilitating condition. Children and adults with PTSD share many of the same symptoms, but there are some unique ways the condition can affect a young person.

How You and Your Kids Can Escape the Anxiety Story: Part One

Learn how you can help your child prevent the habitual and negative thought processes that can lead to ongoing stress and problematic anxiety with something much more positive, healthy, and calming. Part one of a three-part series.