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How To Parent An Anxious Child: 5 Tips To Help Your Child Beat Their Anxiety

...tuation better and brainstorm ideas. For example, if your child is worried about a spelling test at school one solution might be to set aside 15 minutes each afternoon to practice spelling. Try to sit back and encourage your child to come up with their own solutions. If your child can come up with their own plan of action it will help them to feel more in control and more able to cope next time they’re anxious. Tip #3: Avoid Avoidance W ...

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How To Avoid 5 Common Parenting Pitfalls

...t to encourage your child to achieve in areas you wish you’d had more success in, but when you set expectations based on your wishes and not your child’s capabilities you run the risk of inadvertently adversely affecting his self-esteem. Emotion Coaching Solution: Seek To Understand Your Child To Know Where To Set The Bar When it comes to setting expectations for your child, ask y ...

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4 Tips To Build Confidence In Kids

...r self-esteem is how you feel about yourself and how important you think you are. It’s one of the most valuable things you can teach your child. All children will face challenges and set-backs but children with healthy self-esteem are more resilient and more able to cope. Is your child happy and confident? Healthy self- ...

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Cutting In Teens: Why Do Teens Cut?

...aving friends who self-harm • Stress at school • Changes to family dynamics • Changes to friends or social status • Negative body image • Poor coping skills • Difficulty expressing/sharing feelings • Depression, anxiety, low self-esteem Tip #3: Know the Difference Between Self-Harm and Suicide It’s important for you to know that even though your child is self Read More

5 Tips To Help Your Child Beat Their Worries

...this by 52, and then the number of years the worry has been around. Divide the number of times the worry has been true by this number and you’ll have your worry accuracy rating. Seeing the total number of worries in and of itself can help your child to start to question whether they should continue to listen to their worries, given that the worry has never proven to be true. Tip #5: Change How You Respond Ultimately what will help your child Read More

How Can I Get My Child To Talk?

...that seeking help is nothing to be ashamed of. Discuss seeking help with your child in terms of learning or getting education about understanding their feelings and how to manage them more effectively. Dr. Emma Boles is a Clinical Psychologist who enjoys working with children, young people, families, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, stress, self-esteem, perfectionism, and other life issues....

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5 Tips To Help Your Child Beat Their Phobia

...ur child’s fear persists speak to your GP about a referral to a child clinical psychologist. Tip #1: Help Your Child Identify their Fears Help your child write a list of all the things they’re afraid of. Use words your child relates to. If your child denies being “afraid” of swimming but can admit that they “don’t like it” use these words instead. Mak ...

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Why Self-Compasion Isn’t New Aged Hippie Nonsense

...f difficult feelings more fully. Self Compassion Facts • Self-compassion is one of the most powerful sources of coping and resilience available to us. • Self-compassion is more beneficial to our psychological well-being than self-esteem because it’s associated with greater emotional resilience, more accurate self-concepts, more caring relationship behavior, and less narcissism ...

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5 Tips To Help Your Child Cope With Losing

...your praise is weighted more heavily towards achievement this message will get lost and your child will learn that their achievements are more important than their effort. You can also send a clearer message by praising your child before the outcome. Try celebrating your child making the grand final before the day, or reward your child for working so hard all term before their school report is delivered. Dr. Sarah Hughes is a ...

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7 Tips To Help Your Child With Separation and Divorce

...ure you have support for yourself. Reach out to family and friends, or seek support from a clinical psychologist. If you are feeling more in control, this will have a positive effect on your kids. Emma Boles is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar who enjoys working with children, young people, families, and adults, and specialises in anxiety, depression, stress, self-esteem, perfectionism, and other life issues....

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