The prevalence of childhood anxiety has more than doubled in the last twenty years.
And while we all experience anxious feelings at times, certain children will suffer more greatly, with their anxieties interrupting the functioning of their daily lives.
This could mean that it affects their sleeping, their socialising, or their ability to concentrate at school.
We’ve discussed a number of techniques for dealing with childhood anxiety on the blog…
But a useful tool for very young kids dealing with anxiety can be introducing a ‘worry box’ into their daily routine.