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14th November, 2014

At Least Once a Day …

And if that person – the best of you – is somewhere too hard to see for now, see yourself through the eyes of someone who loves you. We are never more beautiful. And then keep doing this. Every. Single. Day. Until the day the person whose eyes are looking through are yours.

11th November, 2014

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16th September, 2014

The woman who …

I feel a gentle push with the final word of this quote. Going along with the crowd feels so safe and warm and easy, which sometimes is exactly what I want – and need. But then there are the other times, when what I want is something more …

16th September, 2014

Something very beautiful …

Sometimes I read something and it goosebumps my skin. I’ve seen so many people at this point – where their knees are within a whisper of the floor. I’ve known them, loved them, worked with them – I’ve been there myself – and this is what happens every time. It’s the human spirit, and it’s extraordinary …

















Hey Warrior - A book about anxiety in children.








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When anxiety is driving behaviour, it’s important to treat the behaviour as anxiety rather than bad behaviour. Any shame kids might feel for their behaviour will only drive their anxiety harder – they want to do the right thing and they don’t want to disappoint you.
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This isn’t intended to give them a free pass. They still need to know where the limits are, and they still need to feel the edges of those limits, but it’s important to do this gently and by giving them the information and strategies they need to make better choices. They want to do the right thing, but as with all of us, sometimes this can take a little wisdom and a lot of practice.
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#childanxiety #anxietyinchildren #anxietyawareness #mentalwellness #parentingadvice #childdevelopment #anxietyrelief #parenthood #parentingtip #parenting #anxiety #parentingtips #anxietysupport #positiveparenting #motherhoodcommunity #mentalhealth #heyawesome #heysigmund #heywarrior
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