Stressful times are an opportunity to teach children resilience
September 27, 2020
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(THE CONVERSATION) Between the global COVID-19 pandemic, the associated economic downturn and widespread protests over racism, it's difficult for everyone. Many people are struggling, consumed with anxiety and stress, finding ourselves unable to sleep or focus.
As a developmental psychologist and researcher on anxiety and fear in infants and young children, I have been particularly concerned about the impact of the pandemic on young people's mental health. Many have not physica...