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5 Phrases to Avoid Saying to An Anxious Child (and 5 Alternatives)

This infographic tells a story about how parents–with great love and affection–try to help their anxious children. It also tells a silent tale about what those children wish they could express to their parents about how they truly feel.

Anxiety in Children: 5 Sayings to Avoid (Infographic)

 

Renee Jain is the Chief Storyteller at GoZen! Anxiety Relief for Children

5 Phrases to Avoid Saying to An Anxious Child (and 5 Alternatives)

Renee Jain, MAPP

Renee Jain is an award-winning tech entrepreneur turned speaker and certified life coach. She also holds a masters in applied positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Renee specializes in cultivating skills of resilience in both adults and children. Her passion is taking research-based concepts and transforming them into fun and digestible learning modules. For children, she has created one-of-a-kind anxiety relief programs at GoZen! delivered via engaging animated shorts.


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Jain, R. (2017). 5 Phrases to Avoid Saying to An Anxious Child (and 5 Alternatives). Psych Central. Retrieved on June 20, 2018, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/stress-better/2015/09/5-phrases-to-avoid-saying-to-an-anxious-child-infographic/

 

Last updated: 18 Nov 2017
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 18 Nov 2017
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