It’s a struggle sometimes to shut down that voice of negativity in your head. Vulnerable teens especially can fall into the trap of seeing everything through a pessimistic lens. But you can help your teen see things differently, said Akron Children’s Hospital psychologist Kevin Triemstra. Reframing negative thinking can have a positive impact on emotional […]
Some degree of anxiety is healthy and normal for children and adults alike. Anxiety can help motivate us to prepare for an exam or keep us on guard in potentially dangerous situations. It becomes a problem when the fears are unrealistic or irrational and cause a high level of distress that interferes with daily life.