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How to Help Kids Conquer Back-to-School Fears

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide The start of a new school year can be exciting—and also anxiety-provoking. When we anticipate change, it’s natural to worry. And what may seem like minor problems … Continue reading

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How to Help Teens Find Their Passion and Do What They Love

By Rayne Lacko, coauthor of Dream Up Now™: The Teen Journal for Creative Self-Discovery In an uncertain world, being uncertain of yourself can create anxiety. Feeling anxious can mean different things to different teens. It can take the form of … Continue reading

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How Educators Can Help Anxious Students

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Scared and Worried: A Guide for Kids Feeling anxious is common for kids and teens. Everybody feels nervous at some point or worries about things such as grades, … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Goal Setting: 6 Ways to More Successful New Year’s Resolutions

By Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid’s Guide I’m not big on typical New Year’s resolutions. The concept is fundamentally positive—I love the sense of optimism and improvement inherent in the idea—but I find few … Continue reading

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5 Ideas for Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety and Enjoy a Meaningful Holiday Season

By Lisa L. Walsh, author of Violet the Snowgirl: A Story of Loss and Healing As we head toward the holiday season, many of us find ourselves managing a high level of unease and anxiety for ourselves and our children. … Continue reading

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