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8 Warning Signs That Your Child Is Under Too Much Stress

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8 Warning Signs That Your Child Is Under Too Much Stress

As children get older and take on new responsibilities, more activities, and larger homework loads, they are more susceptible to stress. Take a look at these eight telltale signs that your child may be dealing with stress. Nightmares: Sleep-related fear is a common response to stressful or traumatic experiences. Telling your child stories about other kids with feelings just like theirs can help them feel better. It lets them know that you understand their feelings. Trouble concentrating and completing schoolwork: Academic and social pressures, especially the need to fit in, are major causes of stress for kids. While extracurricular activities can be...

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10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mood When You're Feeling Down

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10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mood When You're Feeling Down

10 Simple Ways to Improve Your Mood When You're Feeling Down by  Neel Burton M.D Click on image for more info There are a number of simple things that anyone can do to lift their mood. You may already be doing some, and you certainly don’t need to be doing them all. Just try the ones that you feel most comfortable with, or that are easiest for you. As your mood begins to lift—and sooner or later it will—you can make more and bigger changes to your routine. And if you can hold on to these good habits once your...

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