When you have an anxious child, it can be overwhelming to try to fix it for them. You can’t. Instead, here are 15 things to say to your child to calm them down when anxiety takes hold, and get them feeling more confident about handling their worries in the future.
Highly sensitive people (HSPs) process sensory information more thoroughly and become more easily stimulated and emotionally reactive to everyday sounds that don’t bother other people. Learn how things like phone notifications, tapping, chewing, and even wind can overwhelm HSPs and put them over the edge, as well as how to turn down the volume so lessen the impact.
Life as a mother can be super busy! If you’re finding yourself stressed and exhausted at the end of the day, it might mean you’re not focusing enough on your self-care. Even if you have very little time, if you incorporate some of these ideas like a mindfulness app or a luxurious bath before bed, you’ll be showing yourself the love you need and deserve.