How to Stop Catastrophic Thinking in Kids with Anxiety
What if you die while I sleep? What if I throw up at school? What if I trip and everyone laughs at me? What if an asteroid hits the earth? What if I fail this test and grow up to be homeless?
Catastrophic thinking takes our kids out of the now and puts them firmly into the what-ifs. It has the power to paralyze a child and make their anxiety go through the roof!
So how can you help your child not snowball out of control? That’s exactly what I talk about in this week’s Youtube video. I talk to kids about how to stop catastrophic thinking with some simple techniques.