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May 2017

Children with Anxiety

Helping Children with Anxiety

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by Sharon Hudson

With the pressures of state testing, bullying, social media and changes going on in the home, many children are experiencing high levels of stress and anxiety. Anxiety disorders affect one of every eight children per the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. The Child Mind Institute says that early anxiety leads to psychiatric disorders later in life such as panic attacks, depression, social phobias and suicidality. To prevent your child from developing an anxiety disorder, take the time to teach her tools that she can use every day to help her deal with those moments she is feeling anxious or worried about a future event.

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Serenity Kids Crafts Baby-Approved Healthy Foods

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Serenity Kids, an Austin-based business that makes baby food with health and serenity for animals and the environment in mind, offers three flavors for babies ages 6 months and up: chicken with organic peas and carrots; beef with organic kale and sweet potato; and uncured bacon with organic kale and butternut squash. The meats used in Serenity Kids products are sourced from farmers that practice regenerative agriculture to heal the planet. Serenity Kids donates 1 percent of its profits to the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, which protects consumer access to nutrient-dense foods by defending family farms.

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Wellness in the Workplace

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Employee wellness isn’t just a fad, or only for big companies with big budgets. Even smaller employers who integrate wellness into their overall objectives find they experience benefits on many levels.

Healthy employees are more engaged, more productive, use fewer sick days, have fewer accidents and experience lower turnover. Smaller organizations have even more to benefit from a wellness program that’s right-fitted to their needs.

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John Edward On Finding Harmony in a Hectic World

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by Sheila Julson

Seen by many as the “Rock Star of Psychics,” John Edward has gained an international following through his innovative television shows, Crossing Over with John Edward and John Edward Cross Country. He’s authored eight New York Times bestselling books on spirituality and continues to provide fresh, original insight on physical and mental well-being through his membershipbased interactive Web series, Evolve. Edward will host one of his live events in Austin at the Doubletree from noon to 2 p.m., June 3.

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Tiny Houses on Wheels – Creating a Green Future with Adventure and Sensibility in Mind

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by Karen and Mike Goins

More people are making the conscious decision to downsize to environmentally friendly, 100- to 350- square-foot tiny houses in order to simplify and re-prioritize their lives, save money, have homes they can actually afford to own and perhaps to even set an example for some of the best practice ways of living healthy and environmentally friendly.

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