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Pressure and the Anxious Child: A General Guide for Emotional Support

Enter the mind of an anxious child, and you step into a storm. Thoughts are a constant swirl that instantaneously run through a thousand catastrophic scenarios as they rapidly assess situations and determine their safety level, at the same time gauging an internal barometer for available energy and the motivation to deal with those selfsame situations. And […]

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Falling Apart: An Introverted Mom Dealing with Depression

  You can feel it. Building up. Somewhere deep inside. It starts with your room looking like a hurricane went off. Laundry every where. You keep telling yourself you’ll get to it eventually, but then another week goes by and another pile is added to the mountain. You feel overwhelmed. You just want to sleep. […]

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