Keep Calm, Carry On
When we face a perceived threat, we often experience a fight-flight-freeze response. The body triggers the release of adrenaline and noradrenaline, which then increases heart rate and blood pressure. And the brain is pushed into high alert. Here’s the science behind the response.
By Erin Leyba LCSW, Ph.D.
Telling anxious kids to "calm down" or "buck up" doesn't work. Here's what does.