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Typical Anxiety vs. an Anxiety Problem: What’s the Difference?

Everyone feels anxious from time to time. But helping kids overcome fears can help them build confidence and get better at managing future challenges.

Did you know there is a difference between typical anxiety and an anxiety problem? As parents and educators, it is critical for us to know the difference in order to help our students thrive. Below you will find a link to an article at that has a great chart to educate you on the difference.

This chart includes a comparison between basic anxiety and a problem:

  1. What is it?

  2. What it might look like

  3. How professionals can help

  4. What schools can do

  5. What you can do

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