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Helping Kids with Depression and Anxiety: 6 Steps for Parents

Being a parent is like being a guide through a big, confusing maze. It can be even trickier when your child is feeling anxious or depressed. The good news is there are steps you can take to help them feel better.  Understanding Anxiety and Depression in Kids  Anxiety and depression aren't just things grown-ups deal with. They are among the most common mental health challenges kids, from ages 3 to 17, face. Anxiety and depression can show up in a number of ways. Kids might have trouble sleeping, stomach issues, headaches, feel worried a lot, have big mood swings, trouble…
Learn to Live Team
June 4, 2024
One of the best ways to find out if what we believe is really true is to find out for yourself.

Why not find out for yourself?

How Learn to Live Delivers CBT: Part 9 One of the best ways to find out if what we believe is really true is to check it out, right? Is the pizza place they bragged about really that great? Is that online recipe as tasty as they claim? You might want to find out for yourself. In our program for people with social anxiety, we help people who think this way: Everyone is looking at me. They don't think I should be here. They are all talking about me. Or they all think I'm dumb or boring. The program helps…
Dr. Russ Morfitt
December 4, 2023
Corporate and family events can cause mixed feelings including social anxiety

Managing Social Anxiety With the Shift From Virtual to In-Person

Corporate and family events are back in full swing, which comes with mixed feelings. The isolation of social distancing has continued to induce social anxiety for some while enhancing those emotions for others. If you can relate, take time before a social event to think through exactly what parts of the upcoming experience make you anxious, then strategize and think about what factors you can control. Strategies to Calm Your Thoughts Before Social Events Social anxiety can hinder our ability to connect with others, leaving us feeling alone and unfulfilled. Fortunately, there are ways to overcome it and attain a…
Learn to Live Team
February 7, 2023
social anxiety CBT journaling

Social Anxiety Spy For a Day: Data Collection

Physicist Richard Feynman once noted, "You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you're finished, you'll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird... So let's look at the bird and see what it's doing-that's what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something."
Dr. Russ Morfitt
April 20, 2015