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Anxiety can interrupt your daily life and make it hard to enjoy your work, family and hobbies. It is also one of the most common forms of mental illness, and we want you to know you are not alone.

At Parenting Pod, we aim to equip those affected by anxiety by providing outstanding resources so that you can better understand the nature of the condition and the available treatment options.

Whether you are looking for information for yourself, your child, or another family member, we will help you find what you need to live as full and healthy a life as possible while managing your anxiety.

30 Signs of Anxiety In Children And Teens That You Need to Know

It is extremely important to know the signs and symptoms of anxiety at various life stages so you can ensure that you and/or your loved ones receive the care they need to live happy and productive lives,

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Separation Anxiety Disorder

It is common to see infants and toddlers upset when separated from their parent or caregiver. Separation anxiety is a normal part of emotional development. By the age of three, children usually learn to

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Separation Anxiety in Children

What is separation anxiety? Tears, clinginess, and tantrums are all common reactions to separation from a parent or a caregiver in the early stages of child development. These behaviors are also some of

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11 of the Best Fidget Spinners and Cubes According to Our Psychologist

How These Toy-Like Gadgets Can Be Used To Improve Your Emotional Wellbeing Hi there, my name is Daniel and I’m a clinical psychologist. In my work as a therapist in a private hospital, I have an appreciation

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Guide (ODD)

Have you ever wondered if your child’s misbehavior, defiance, or argumentative personality are normal? Have you ever been concerned that your child’s aggression or temper tantrums are becoming a more

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating, and often chronic, mental health disorder that develops after exposure to a traumatic event. PTSD affects people of all ages, and

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The 5 Best Weighted Blankets for Anxiety – By A Clinical Psychologist

Suffering from anxiety? If so, have you thought about trying a weighted blanket? As a clinical psychologist I will be happy to share all of the ins-and-outs with you, so you can determine if these blankets

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Your Guide to Social Anxiety Disorder

It’s normal to experience some degree of nervousness, fear, or worry in social situations. For instance, going on a first date or presenting in front of others can cause one’s stomach to knot up (butterflies

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Prevent PTSD: 11 Things To Do If Your Child Has Been Through Trauma

Knowing that your child has gone through a traumatic event is arguably one of the most stressful, devastating, and overwhelming things a parent can experience. And yet, since parents serve as a child’s

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The 5 Best Weighted Lap Pads: Reviewed By a Clinical Psycholgist

Have you ever wondered why a hug from a loved one can make you feel so good? Isn’t it amazing that a physical squeeze can translate to an emotional sense of calm, peace and happiness? That’s exactly

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Your Guide to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that is characterized by obsessive or intrusive thoughts that trigger compulsive behaviors. The obsessions and compulsions are so severe

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The Best Weighted Blankets According to Our Psychologist (2019 Update)

As a child and family psychologist, I often recommend weighted blankets to clients who suffer from a host of physical and emotional issues such as anxiety, restless leg syndrome, depression, sensory processing

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