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Cómo Ayudar a Los Niños a Lidiar con La Ansiedad Situacional

La ansiedad es la forma en que los humanos hemos evolucionado para protegernos.

En situaciones amenazadoras, nuestros cerebros desencadenan una serie de respuestas que resultan en una elevación del ritmo cardíaco, sudoración, temblores, hiperventilación y miedo intenso, todo con el propósito de prepararnos para el peligro.

Conciencia del Estrés: Cómo Pueden Los Padres Ayudar A Sus Hijos Con El Estrés

Jacob, de 14 años, parece tenerlo todo. Vive en un barrio rico, asiste a una escuela privada, practica deportes y es un miembro estrella de la banda de su escuela. Y, sin embargo, se siente incómodo y estresado.

What’s Ahead for Your Child on the Autism Spectrum?

Perhaps the most pressing concern for parents who have a child with autism or a similar developmental issue is “What does the future hold?”   

We don’t have a crystal ball. If we did, joining the circus and traveling the world telling fortunes might prove to be a more helpful career than academic medicine.

COVID-19: Mental Health Check-In – Shrinking It Down

Life as we know it has changed since our last episode. Concerns, disruptions, and uncertainty surrounding the new coronavirus disease have affected us all.

When Young People Lose a Hero to a Tragic Death

Most of us, young and old, were stunned by the tragic death of Kobe Bryant along with his daughter. Whether you are a Laker’s fan or not, Kobe represented something more, including for young people.  

Tom Brady said it this way in a Twitter statement:  

“And in this tragedy, I have learned so much.

帮助儿童和青少年过渡冠状病毒流行病的 7 种方法

新型冠状病毒疾病 (COVID-19) 的爆发给我们所有人,包括儿童和青少年,带来了很多焦虑和不确定性。在这紧张的时期里,不管孩子们年龄多大,他们都想了解三个基本问题:

我是否安全?
关心和照顾我的人是否安全?
这样的形势将会对我的日常生活产生什么

How to Help Kids Cope With Situational Anxiety

Anxiety is a way we humans have evolved to protect ourselves.

In threatening situations, our brains release of a string of responses that result in rapid heart rate, sweating, trembling, hyperventilating, and intense fear – all geared to prepare us for danger. This is the foundation for appropriate and adaptive anxiety.

7 MANERAS DE APOYAR A NIÑOS Y ADOLESCENTES DURANTE LA PANDEMIA DEL CORONAVIRUS

El brote de la nueva enfermedad coronavirus (COVID-19) ha causado mucha ansiedad e incertidumbre para todos, incluyendo niños y adolescentes.

7 Ways to Support Kids and Teens Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

You can also read this article in Spanish or Chinese. Gratitude to the MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center and the MGH International Marketing Team for making this possible.

The outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has created a lot of anxiety and uncertainty for all of us, including children and teens.

Is Your Teen an Emotional Sponge? – Shrinking It Down

Peers can be an excellent source of social support, and it’s great that more young people today talk to friends about their emotional challenges. But for every teen who shares, there’s another teen absorbing the info like an emotional sponge.