Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Favorite One-liners

Sometimes when you're in a pinch, you just need a quick little something to get you through.  Here are my current favorites:
  • "Be here now." 
(From the teachings of mindfulness, which encourage you to stay in the moment.)

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Helping Your Child Overcome Anxiety

Understand the Problem
The first thing to understand when helping your child with their anxiety, is where it comes from.  Any state of distress, in children or adults, is caused by the body's inability to regulate itself.  In times of stress, the body will become either over or under aroused.  In other words, it will shut down, as in depression, or rev up, as in anxiety.