21-22 MSHS: Week 17, Day 4

Prompt Talk about the ways that anxiety can interfere with good wellness habits.  The goal is to help them identify how feeling anxiety can interrupt appetite, can make it hard to fall asleep, etc. Connecting Can you come up with ideas that might help for any of...

21-22 MSHS: Week 17, Day 3

Introduction Anxiety is future focused.  One of the most helpful techniques for managing anxiety is to become present instead of worrying about something that may or may not happen in the future.  It may seem strange to focus on helping kids get “into the...

21-22 MSHS: Week 17, Day 2

Prompt Continuing with our compiled list from yesterday, choose one thing that was labeled “C” as in kids have some control over this stressor, and come up with strategies for calming oneself and managing that anxiety.  If you have time, choose a second and so...

21-22 MSHS: Week 17, Day 1

Introduction This week is about anxiety.  The U.S. has seen a dramatic increase in cutting and self-injurious behaviors.  Here is an article about this if you’d like to learn more. Prompt Teens are experiencing anxiety at an unprecedented rate, and...