I have posted on this subject before:
GROUNDING TECHNIQUES FOR PANIC ATTACKS
WHAT A PANIC ATTACK FEELS LIKE
If you click on the titles, it will take you to those posts...
Occasionally I run across something that I feel adds to these posts... That happened today. There is a youtube video that captures breathing techniques FOR CHILDREN!
I love this. It is good to watch this with your young ones when it is a non-stressful moment so they focus on the skills, practice and have fun. Repeat the phrases that they use, sing along, bodily copy what they are doing in the video - all this will help create a mind map that the kids can go back to when they are stressed out!
Take a look:
Parents, please comment and let me know your thoughts... is this helpful?