Everyone experiences Anxiety at some point in their lives, sometimes it's mild and short lived but at others it totally takes over, affecting everything we do. From that feeling of unease when you're worried or fearful, to anxiety that stops you sleeping or con...
Stress is inevitable, so what can you do to avoid falling victim to its consequences? It’s important to understand the nervous system so you can calm it down when it starts responding to stress triggers.
We live in a culture that celebrates (and demands) an extreme dedication to work - where family time, hobbies, relaxation and even sleep are considered fair sacrifices to ensure we operate effectively in our professional lives.
As tough as it is, it’s important to help them adjust before, or at the same time, as we ourselves are doing. They must learn this skill from us too. The ability to cope with emotional pain is crucial to help them adapt to change.
The range of emotions parents feel in relation to having a disabled child can be confusing, paradoxical and change in response to their environment, often all in the same day. As one parent said ‘it’s a rollercoaster’.