Posts tagged Psychology
The Importance of Taking a Mental Health Day

A mental health day is a day off that is specifically intended to relieve stress and prevent burnout. Mental health days are beneficial to everyone, regardless of whether or not they have a mental illness. We all hit our max and can become overwhelmed with stress. By taking the day off to relax and hit pause we allow ourselves to replenish our depleted energy and reserves.

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How Effective Is Mindfulness for Kids?

Mindfulness brings awareness to emotions, thoughts and sensations in the body. It is about taking note of breathing and how the mind is manifesting itself in the body.

Research demonstrates that practicing mindfulness for kids is just as effective as it is for adults. Mindfulness has a positive impact on people no matter what age they are.

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Helping Your Child or Teen With Social Anxiety

Social anxiety can have a negative impact on your son or daughter by preventing them from communicating effectively, joining activities, performing academically and making friends. If your child or teen’s shyness is standing in their way there are many strategies and treatments that may help.

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10 Strategies For Parenting an Anxious Child

Being a parent is not an easy job and being the mother or father of an anxious child is even more challenging. The good news is that while there is no cure for anxiety it is very treatable and there are many strategies that have been proven to help manage and ease anxiety in children. Here are some of our top strategies for parenting an anxious child.

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Art Therapy: Why Getting Creative Can Help Improve Our Mental State

The Sydney Anxiety Clinic is pleased to welcome Anna Kellerman. Anna has a Bachelor of Art Education and Masters of Art Therapy. She has been working with children and art for over 20 years. Anna is a registered art therapist and has worked with children from a range of backgrounds including domestic violence, trauma, parental separation, and who all present with various forms of anxiety. Anna is also the founder of Mama Creatives. This blog is part one in a series about Art Therapy. Here Anna explains what Art Therapy is and its benefits.

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