We all know that if you add it all up, 2020 was a straight dumpster fire of stress on top of stress. We entered last year already overstressed, tense, and anxious... and then all that transpired sent a "surge" of stress on top of that.
For most of us, it hit us in pretty much all directions - work, home, family, and more. Perhaps most sad of all, it hit our kids hard too. Remote learning has been an immense struggle for so many, no matter their age. Every day is a battle, the same battle.
So, what if there was actually a way to effectively "switch off" our stress and in turn, "boost" and "activate" our mood and happiness?
For so many parents especially, this email and quick explanation of things will seem unbelievable. So many parents and people have been stuck in constant fight-or-flight mode for so long, they don't know anything else.
Last year before the covid-chaos even hit, I had a mom genuinely ask me during her...
The "New Normal" is trending, as the cool kids say. It’s got to be the 3rd most said phrase behind the "Stay Home" and "Stay Safe" phrases. And I am in favor of the new normal. Here’s why. According to the CDC, currently of the children living in the United States:
9.4% have ADHD
1 in 54 have Autism (far higher in boys)
210,000 have Diabetes
The rate of Type 2 Diabetes increased by 21%
1 in 3 are Overweight
7.1% have been diagnosed Anxiety
Also as the kids say, WTH?
That’s our current normal.
That was the 'old' new normal before Covid, and do you think being locked at home without physical activity, sports, socializing, etc. has helped them eat healthier, get physically fit, and calm their ADHD and anxiety?
What we all know is that the last 2-3 months will have absolutely accelerated the chronic illness in kids "curve" even more, which is alarming and sad. Not sure what could be more news worthy either, but it barely...
Sensory issues, food aversions, swallowing and latching challenges — what’s going on? Did it all begin at birth? Quick ‘Pop Up Webinar’ with Dr. T taking you through in a nerdy, yet super practical way! If you’d like to learn more, join us at one of our upcoming workshops (www.PWCimpact.com) or give us a call at 815-455-8213.