Check-In Tuesdays

Check In Tuesdays: Managing Worry

Managing Worry

Managing worry and anxiety is an important life skill. A productive first step is to change perspectives. 

“What if I’m not good at the game my friends are playing?” “What if I get sick during recess?” “What if I don’t know the answer when the teacher calls on me?” Worrying is a natural part of life—even though it’s not much fun, everyone does it sometimes! This video explains what it means to worry and provides several strategies for managing worried feelings, such as deep breathing and thinking positive thoughts. It also encourages students to reach out to trusted adults or friends to help the “What ifs?” go away.

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