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WAYS TO SOOTHE AN ANXIOUS CHILD

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Most parents have experienced a frightened or anxious child. Anxiety often initiates the fight-or-flight response, triggering the release of chemicals that ramp up heart rate, breathing rate, and blood pressure to mobilize the body for action. As a result, children may cry, shake, cling, hide, be especially quiet, be still, act out, or feel nauseated. After the threat is gone, it can take twenty to sixty minutes for the body to return to normal.

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GOOD NEWS!!

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There are so many disturbing and heart-breaking stories circulating in the news right now, especially concerning children. In addition to taking action in whatever ways feel appropriate to help, it's important to find ways to stay grounded in the goodness of humanity. I recently heard a story that I'd like to pass on to you, with the intention of offering some hope and inspiration. 

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