How to Help Others with Anxiety and Worry
Helping a Friend with Social Anxiety A friend who confides in you that she has social anxiety is indeed a good friend because she trusts you with her worries. Reassuring her that you will be with her on social occasions when that’s appropriate and possible would be a great support. Also, asking her what worries…Read More
How Do You Talk to Your Kids About the Pandemic?
How do parents help their kids with the stress of the pandemic? All kids at different ages seek security and certainty about their daily lives. Suddenly, this has changed for parents and their kids due to the pandemic. The big questions are how to listen and how to respond to your kids as an…Read More
How Corporate Working Parents Reduce Anxiety on the Job
If you work in a corporate environment where competition is high, promotions are coming up, firings occur sporadically, and due dates are always around the corner, it’s hard to keep your anxiety at bay. If you are a working parent, the anxiety may become exponential at times when you have a troubled child that…Read More
The Spontaneous Mother – Creating a Novel Experience
Hollman, PhD, has a new book available for holiday gift giving. In fact, give it as a gift to yourself: UNLOCKING PARENTAL INTELLIGENCE: FINDING MEANING IN YOUR CHILD Click on amazon and enjoy it! We’ve all experienced that awful feeling of fear, surprise, or incomprehension when our kids do something unusual, unimaginable, or outright distressing.…Read More
How to Build Maternal Self-Esteem – Are You a Mommy or a Multi-Tasker?
Maternal Self-Esteem Can Run Up and Down Do you have a mental checklist about being a mother that’s impossible to live up to? Do you think you must be empathic and self-sacrificing while being a multi-tasking genius capable of understanding every stage of child development? Do you struggle to meet all those impossible expectations? If…Read More
THE ANXIOUS MOTHERS CLUB
ANXIOUS MOTHERS FIND ANXIETY EXPRESSES ITSELF IN MANY WAYS Anxious mothers are devoted to their children but their anxiety makes it difficult to provide the care they want to give. Anxiety can range from unsettling to overwhelming: general all-day-long nervousness, periodic panic attacks, fears, preoccupations, worries, chest pain, butterflies in your stomach, rapid breathing,…Read More