How To Teach Your Child Calm Breathing

Calm breathing is a technique that teaches children to slow down his or her breathing when feeling stressed or anxious.

It is an important tool to learn because when your child is feeling anxious, his or her breathing will change. When we are anxious, we tend to take short, quick, shallow breaths or even hyperventilate. This type of anxious breathing can make the feeling of anxiety worse. Doing calm breathing can help lower your child’s anxiety, and give him or her a sense of control.

Download this resource to learn how to use calm breathing as a portable tool that your child can use when feeling anxious, especially in situations when you are not there to help him or her through it.

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