Monthly Archives: April 2013

April 2013

ART THERAPY AND ANXIETY

2017-07-10T16:05:22+00:00

A therapeutic art activity to reduce anxiety! 99% of the anxiety provoking thoughts has their roots in either the past or the future. Hence, central to the anxiety reducing activities is the idea of being/living in the moment/ present. In recent years, researchers have studied the effects of “Mandala Coloring” on reducing anxiety. Mandala coloring [...]

ART THERAPY AND ANXIETY 2017-07-10T16:05:22+00:00

TEST ANXIETY: WHAT CAN PARENTS DO?

2017-07-10T16:06:57+00:00

Tips for parents to reduce test anxiety in their kids: Have realistic yet positive expectations of your kid Help your kid develop realistic, achievable goals Accept mistakes and communicate that perfection is not expected in everything See your kid’ efforts, praise and reinforce them Provide tutoring sessions for your kid to help him/her practice and [...]

TEST ANXIETY: WHAT CAN PARENTS DO? 2017-07-10T16:06:57+00:00

ANXIOUS PARENTS/ ANXIOUS KIDS

2017-07-10T16:09:01+00:00

Anxious parents = Anxious kids Studies have revealed that anxious parents are seven times more likely to have anxious kids. Chances are that the combination of genes and environment (parents patterns of behaviour) augments the possibility of developing anxiety traits in kids. Moreover, children pick up on their parents’ anxious behaviour and internalise this behaviour. [...]

ANXIOUS PARENTS/ ANXIOUS KIDS 2017-07-10T16:09:01+00:00

UNDERSTANDING TEST ANXIETY

2017-07-10T16:11:18+00:00

UNDERSTANDING TEST ANXIETY Studies have shown that anxiety, a common emotion among human beings, can have negative effects on school performance. Students usually experience anxiety when they believe they are being evaluated, either by a test or a public performance. Approximately, 30% of students develop severe anxiety in testing situations. “Test anxiety” also lowers self-esteem, [...]

UNDERSTANDING TEST ANXIETY 2017-07-10T16:11:18+00:00