Ep 010: Anxiety Part 2


This episode is all about practical strategies. How can you as a parent, educator, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or nanny help a child in those moments of angst?

I’ll explain why it is so important to help our children recognise where their anxieties show up in their body, and how the techniques help alleviate the overwhelm.

I’ll talk you through four strategies to help build your child’s unique toolkit, and how they can use them to go from angst to courage


Here are the highlights: 

{1:24} The wellbeing seesaw and perceived resources

{4:50} Draw a gingerbread person

{7:39} Help children identify where the anxiety comes from

{10:04} The glitter jar

{15:12} Breathing exercise 1 – Take 10

{20:38} Breathing exercise 2 – The Hand Breathing Technique

{23:14} The internal critic

{25:21} Reframing the internal chatter

{30:42} It’s like running an experiment


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