Helping Kids Manage Stress

Everyone experiences stress to varying degrees. There are a lot of things kids can stress about -- school performance, social relationships and after school activities, to name a few. Find out about the long-term affects of stress on our mental and physical health, and how to help your child manage their stress in a healthy way.

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Gina McDowell

8 Signs of Stress to Look for in Your Child

There is no one specific symptom when it comes to stress. However, we've put together a list of things to look for, and if you start seeing several of these signs, it may be time to step in and have a conversation with your child.

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Toxic Stress Response in Kids

Toxic stress that children suffer not only shapes their emotional lives as adults, but also affects their physical health and longevity.

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Physical Symptoms of Stress in Kids

Most people know that when we have an illness, how we feel physically affects how we feel mentally. So, it should come as no surprise that mental feelings can have the opposite effect and change our physical state.

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Resiliency: How it Can Help Kids Combat Stress

Resiliency can be defined as being resourceful in moments of stress and crisis. Resilience builds throughout life and close relationships are an important factor.

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