Teach Kids that Focusing on the Moment Can Reduce Anxiety
Why did I say that? Did I look stupid. I wonder how I’ll do on my exam next week. I don’t want to get a shot next year. I am scared for high school. Do you think they are mad at me?
Anxiety loves to live in the past and in the future. How often are anxious kids lost in their own thoughts? How often are anxious kids living out a traumatic event that will never even happen?
When we teach kids to live in the moment, to soak up the moment – something beautiful can happen. Their brain has no space for anxiety.
In this week’s kids Youtube video I am teaching kids the benefit of living in the moment.
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This video is made for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace medical advice.
Other Resources to Help Anxiety in Kids:
Ask the Child Therapist Episode 93 Kid Edition: A Ninja Tip to Help Kids Cope with Anxiety or OCD
Ask the Child Therapist Episode 97 Kids Edition: Teaching Kids to Beat Fear by Moving Towards It.