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How to Overcome Feelings of Anxiety In Children ?


Anxiety can be experienced by every person. Usually this feeling arises when a person wants to deal with things that are important, things that determine, scary things, and others. This gives rise to feelings of tension. These feelings are also often appears in children's hearts. As a person who still unstable, certainly children can not solve this problem alone. We as parents would be better off if they knew some of the things we can do quickly that children are not able to control the anxiety and feelings.

1. Being a Good Listener.

Sometimes a child becomes anxious because there are things that can not be countered or overcome alone. As parents, we need to understand what is perceived by the child. Not hard to guess when the kids have anxiety. Usually their breathing is irregular and much move. Try to ask what is the reason they are anxious to question them. The most important thing when we are asking them to be quiet. Do not let the anxiety experienced by our hearts infectious for ourselves.


2. Provide touch.

Give a touch of the child on the head or on the shoulder, so that children can feel more calm, especially when we want to ask about the cause of their anxiety.


3. Avoid snapped to the child.

Besides remain calm, avoid words or a high-pitched yell. It is very necessary so that our baby can feel more calm. When the liver is a quiet child, usually the They will be more open in telling their causes anxiety.


4. Helping children cope with the problem.

Helping children cope with the problem, it does not mean we have to help a total of problems faced by children. However, with the child in solving problems in the face. The important thing here is do not let the child feel alone in the face of problems he was experiencing. But that is no less important, lest we too protect, because it can make the child become independent and less spoiled.


5. Explaining the meaning of anxiety.

For children, anxiety can be a scary thing. It could be that the child does not know the meaning of anxiety and why it can occur in children. We need to explain the meaning and give a sense of anxiety that anxiety can happen to everyone. We also need to provide a solution to deal with the anxiety, for example by regulating the breath, positive thinking, and against fear.


6. Provide entertainment.

A child will be more prone to anxiety, but if we can help in overcoming the anxiety, the child will more quickly return to normal. So that children can forget the problems that caused concerns, we can provide entertainment by taking vacations, playing together, a trip to the mall, or to perform other activities that are favored by the baby. It would be better if we bring children to the outdoors, such as in parks, peaks, beaches, etc., so that children can play freely, yelling, and a breath of fresh air.

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