Adapting to this new situation is full of potential challenges, as parents, couples and children! These tips are meant to help prevent stress and give children a sense of security.
We humans have evolved as tribes. Over the ages, our “social brain” has evolved to help us respond to each other within milliseconds.
Take some time to share your thoughts about what makes your family resilient!
This activity can help you remember all of the big and small things that give you strength. You can do it alone, or with family and friends. It can be surprising how many things we’re able to come up with when we take time to think about it!
Sheltering in place can be quite a stress test for any family…
Physical activity is one of the best strategies to reduce stress. Here are some ideas to get your heart rate up when you need a mood boost!
Talking about everything that is worrying us is important. But sharing our thoughts about what is helping us get through this time is helpful. too!
Stress-overload is not just in your mind – it’s a physical reaction! Here are some quick activities to get back into balance.
In times of crisis, our bodies and minds are often on the alert for potential threats. This is why it takes extra effort to pay attention to things beyond what we are worried, anxious or angry about. This extra effort is worthwhile!
Warum verhalten wir Menschen uns unter Stress manchmal ganz anders als sonst? Wenn wir “aus der Stresskurve fliegen”, kann auch die Höflichkeit flöten gehen…
“Resilience” describes a capacity to deal with and recover from extremely challenging circumstances. This capacity depends on much more than just your own abilities…
When children are stressed out, they’re much more open for helpful activities than for long explanations. Try these games and see how they work!