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How Can I Calm Myself Down My Kid Enrages Me
Every parent!: I have two singles and a set of non-dentical twins. Yes, i've felt enraged with some activities, but if brought up right, this should be rare. If you believe you have rage issues, then you should talk with a family counselor and see a psychiatrist! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's OK to let cry.: If there is no other reason for the crying that needs to be treated, then it is definitely ok, and actually recommended to let him cry. You are the parent, and your child needs to learn at an early age that he cannot manipulate you. Trust me, you will be much happier in the long run, and your child will be better able to adapt to different situations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breath... ahhh.....: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Anxiety is no fun BUT it is treatable. ...Read more
Limit exposure: If you are allergic to pollen limit your exposure not going in area with blooming trees and close the window of the house if any blooming tree are near. If you got exposed wash well hand and face. Might need medicine for eye/nose involvment and certanly will need meds if asthma is part of your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Panic: Please refer to my previous answers on panic for details. Also, my post on breathing exercises. ...Read more
Panic attacks : If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Anxiety is no fun but it is treatable. ...Read more
Deep Breathing : Inhale deeply & slowly through your nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count. Slowly exhale through an open mouth. Focus on your breathing. Repeat until you feel calmer. If this is a frequent problem for you - encourage you to be evaluated by your physician. Take care. ...Read more
When necessary: Babies are not spoiled by carrying them to soothe their frustrations, however if your attention is needed where or when it might not be safe for baby(eg, kitchen) then you can put him/her down in a safe place at anytime and any age and attend to these needs. As soon as you can, pick baby up and soothe their anxieties. They will ultimately learn to spend time alone, assured that you will return. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CBT/ACT/Mindfulness: 1st learn more! see what is anxiety by anxiety disorders assn of bc http://bit.Ly/xueau5 everyone experiences anxiety at times. It prepares us 4 stressful ;/or dangerous situations. It may cause u 2 experience sensations u dislike (sweating, racing heart) but these won't hurt u ; won't last 4ever. 2nd try cbt -http://bit.Ly/xzbqnz; acthttp://bit.Ly/ztwlvz; mindfulness meditat http://bit.Ly/wdsdnu. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think my mom secretly hates me. How do I cope with this when it puts me down? I don't want to fix our relationship.
Talk to someone: I am sorry that you are having to deal with this. No one should ever have to wonder if their mother hates them. You should find an adult you can talk with and ask them for help dealing with this. Is there a teacher you could approach, or a school counselor or nurse? How about going to a planned parenthood or other clinic? There are lots of people who would love to help if you just ask. ...Read more
Diet again!!!!!!: Look at so many of my answers! all the "junk" and all the sugary stuff (even diet drinks) are responsible for a huge amount of decay in our society. The ancient romans had lead glazed pots that caused their wines to have a sweet taste. It was at least part of their ultimate downfall. Hedonism is represented in our society in many ways and sugar is very much part of it. ...Read more
Talk: Tell him how you feel, and focus on your feelings, not on his actions, or he may get defensive or just shut down. Maybe you feel confused, unappreciated, or abandoned when he doesn't give you feedback on certain things and you want to feel more connected. Tell him you want to take the relationship to a higher level and you want to really know more about him, including his feelings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are you sure?: The fact that he is physcially attracted to you is a good problem to have especially when contemplating marriage. Speaking of marriage, the art of negotiation should be a relationship definition for the same, as sex drives between two people often don't match. Please discuss this topic now, as this topic and handling money are # 1 and #2 reasons for divorce. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I shouted so loudly to my husband infront of my 9 &8 yrs old kids wil it affec them how to make them forget?
Learning opportunity: Hopefully you and your husband both carried the discussion to some form of resolution that was productive.These spats can be a great opportunity for you to demonstrate anger/coping/ interchange of ideas and coming to a productive resolution. That would be good for the kids.If it is just a yelling contest, you need to do some work on your skillset. They won't forget but they need to learn something ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quiet, dark: Routine, routine, routine, as similar every night as possible. The environment should ideally become progressively more dark and quiet beginning as early as dinner. Avoid stimulating tv shows or video games. Limit sugars and eliminate any caffeine. Bathing just before bed can help. As with adults, separating stressful events, like frustrating homework, from bedtime can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do not blame: Do not blame, do not accuse him. Go with him to look for a job. Help him to prepare a resume or curriculum vitae. Help him to apply over the internet. Tell your fiends, get the word out he needs a job. Encourage him to do volunteer work or o take a not well remunerated job in the meantime. Suggest to conider o learn something new or complementary to his occupation . Might need antidepressants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My best friends hurt me very bad and i can't bring myself to forgive them. When i see them i just wast to scream and cry how do I get over the pain?
My autistic son gets extremely upset when people clap and cheer. How can I help him overcome this?
Gentle desensitizing: First, i would start with getting him some earplugs or headphones to help block sound in those situations. Second, start by gently clapping or cheering at home when he does something good. Then progress to showing him videos of people clapping etc to get him used to it over time. Help him to learn to clap along and cheer so he can learn what a fun positive thing it is! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep hygiene: Do all your brainstorming/"worrying" well in advance of bedtime, say, in the afternoon. Don't leave any stone untouched, when it comes to these thoughts. Make a list of things to do, people to call, decisions to make, etc. In the evening before bed allow yourself to be "off duty." go to bed sleepy or stay up. Good tips here: http://healthysleep.Med.Harvard.Edu/healthy/getting/overcoming/tips. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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