Tag Archives: Anxiety

9 Tips for Helping Kids Deal with Events Like the Troutdale School Shooting

Within a day of last week’s shooting at Reynolds High School in Troutdale – just outside of Portland here and where some of Lynea’s colleagues work – several particular posts about it began cropping up on Facebook a lot. One … Continue reading

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Yoga Calm for “The Medication Generation”

Everyone wants to be heard. Everyone wants to have their truth acknowledged. Maybe this is why one of the biggest frustrations we deal with growing up is the sense of not being heard – or even having a voice. Sometimes … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Heading Back to School with Confidence

This week, we’re pleased to feature a guest post by Donna Freeman, yoga instructor, author and founder of Yogainmyschool.com. With the new school year already underway for some and on the verge of beginning for others, Donna offers some terrific … Continue reading

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Reducing Anxiety through Exercise

leah pritchard/Flickr   Physical exercise has more than just physical benefits. For instance, as we wrote a while back, when kids exercise more, they also tend to achieve more academically. In Spark, John Ratey provides ample support for this as … Continue reading

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The Economy, Kids & Stress

Since the onset of the current economic crisis, much has been discussed and written about how its effects are not just financial but psychological, as well. And as a recent New York Times article reminds us, they affect children just … Continue reading

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