Reasons to Teach Kids Positive Psychology

What benefits could positive psychology provide for a child with anxiety? The answer to this is different for every child, but the following article points to 7 different reasons for teaching a child how to use positive psychology in their everyday lives (such as a developed sense of control and increased positivity).

10 Ways to Strengthen the Parent-Child Relationship Through Positive Psychology

Does parenting some times feel like one never-ending power struggle? It doesn't have to be that way. By applying a few positive psychology concepts to your parenting style, you can improve the relationship that you have with your child with anxiety. Check out the following article to learn more!

The “I Like Book”

Check out this wonderful new product that helps individuals (including parents and children with anxiety) remain positive! It's called the "I Like Book" and it is a journal designed for recording all of the things that someone likes. Different versions of the book are available for adults, children, and couples.

I’m Bored…Why Boredom is Important to Your Child’s Development

No one likes the feeling of being bored, but the opportunity to experience boredom is essential to a child's development (especially a child with anxiety). When children's schedules are so full that they never have time to themselves, or they spend their down time watching television or video games, their creativity and problem solving capabilities can suffer the consequences.

One Father Remembers What it Was Like to Live with Childhood Anxiety

Read a few tips about interacting with a child with anxiety from a father who experienced childhood anxiety himself. Shaun Groves explains what it was like to live with childhood anxiety, how he has overcome his anxiety, and how he handles situations that produce anxiety in his own children. Read to find out more!

Helping Your Teen Cope with College Anxiety

Going to college is an incredibly big life change for anyone. Adolescents with anxiety may have a difficult time making this transition and are likely to be feeling more and more anxious as the fall semester quickly approaches. Thankfully, there are a few things that parents can do to help relieve college anxiety.

Heavy Marijuana Use During Teenage Years is Tied to Anxiety

A new study found that marijuana use on a regular basis during the teenage years has been tied to an increased likelihood of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder as an adult. The 2000 participants in the study were interviewed frequently during a 13-year period. Read more about this landmark study here!

Common Food Sensitivities and How They Impact Childhood Anxiety

Do you feel like you have tried everything and still can't figure out how to help your child with anxiety? The answer may be in your child's diet. Undiagnosed food allergies and sensitivities are thought to be increasing in numbers, and anxiety and depression sit at the top of the list of symptoms.

How Untreated Teenage Anxiety Can Lead to Drug Addiction

Do you think that your anxious teenager may be turning to drugs, or considering turning to drugs, to relieve some of their seemingly uncontrollable anxiety? If so, you may want to read this article that addresses how teenage anxiety can lead to drug use, and what can be done by friends and family.

The Power of Empathy

What does it take to be a truly empathetic parent? How can empathy impact your relationship with your child and your child's anxiety level? For the answer to these and other questions check out this article that describes how empathy can greatly impact the happiness of a child with anxiety.