Understanding preschool anxiety disorders

Understanding preschool anxiety disorders

Nancy (name changed) shouted at her five-year-old daughter Delta to wear her school shoes, at the same time packing her lunch. When she didn’t get any response, she looked for Delta and noticed that the girl was hiding in the closet, weeping. During the initial days, Delta would complain of upset stomach and headache, or exhibit behavior indicating she didn’t want to go to school. Gradually, her excuses became a regular phenomenon, pointing to an underlying problem. Read more

Breathing exercises that help relieve anxiety

Breathing exercises that help relieve anxiety

Some amount of stress or anxiety is normal in day-to-day life. Long hours of commuting to work, meeting deadlines, giving a presentation to clients, addressing a public gathering, making mental notes of picking the child from daycare, and countless other chores can easily get on someone’s nerves— heightening stress levels. Read more