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‘Gut feel’ is a thing

Have you ever noticed that feeling of nausea in your stomach when someone asks you to do something that is outside your comfort zone? Maybe you get those butterflies in your tummy

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What Is Social Anxiety?

When fear of how you appear gets in the way of functioning When you’re a teen you start being more aware of what other people think. There seems to be a “right” thing to wear or

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What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious

How to respect feelings without empowering fears When children are chronically anxious, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting a child

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The Negative Voices in Your Teenager’s Head - 7 ways to quiet them

This is what a teen might say to you about his or her self-talk "I’m mad. I don’t know why. Sometimes I wake up mad; other days it creeps up on me. I don’t like it. It doesn’t

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Life can be like a roller coaster

Life can be like a roller coaster – sometimes it’s great and thrilling and sometimes it’s just scary and stomach-churning! Have you noticed how some people approach life with

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"I can't do it!"

"I can't do it!" ... and even when your child finally does do it, you will still hear the declaration "that doesn't mean I really can do it." It doesn’t seem to help to tell them

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Anxiety and Change - our hot tips!

It is often said that the only constant in life is change! And sometimes with change comes anxiety. We asked 3 of our KidsLink experts to provide their hot tips for helping

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