By Tanya Levy, MSW, RSW, CCC
Children are perceptive to the things going on in their world. They can experience stress in their families, in their friendships, because of the current pandemic, from illness or physical challenges, in their learning or from what they read in social media. Stress can show up as an imbalance in the energy field and bring symptoms of fatigue, irritability, anger, sadness and so on. This article will look at strategies to help children remain resilient and keep boundaries that support balance, calm and peace. Children often need support and validation of their feelings and thoughts as they find their place and voice in the world.