Christy Larkin

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Coping Strategies for Anxiety in Children

Set Clear Expectations It’s important to have similar expectations for anxious children that you have for non-anxious children. However, it can also be helpful to proceed at a slower pace and make some accommodations. Setting clear expectations and helping your child create appropriate benchmarks to meet those expectations teaches your child that she/he can work [...]

By |2020-03-26T21:23:12+00:00March 26th, 2020|Fitness, Mental Health|Comments Off on Coping Strategies for Anxiety in Children

Talking To Kids About The Coronavirus

These are trying times for all of us. Below is a post regarding anxiety in children, both in general and more specifically with regard to COVID-19. Don’t be afraid to discuss the coronavirus. Most children will have already heard about the virus or seen people wearing face masks, so parents shouldn’t avoid talking about it. Not [...]

By |2020-03-26T21:01:09+00:00March 26th, 2020|Fitness, Mental Health|Comments Off on Talking To Kids About The Coronavirus

Coronavirus Chaos : Protecting Your Mental Health

Below are 10 steps to help with symptoms of anxiety and depression one may be experiencing during the coronavirus. Know that feeling anxious and nervous about the coronavirus is OK and normal. Anxiety is a natural response to the unknown, so it's normal to feel unsettled since much about the virus is unknown, even to [...]

By |2020-03-21T23:46:28+00:00March 21st, 2020|Fitness|Comments Off on Coronavirus Chaos : Protecting Your Mental Health