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This story addresses how anxiety can affect all ages and how it can show up in all different situations. The Gray SPOT in the story creates a visual representation of Anxiety so that a child can see when it’s gets too big, and how to shrink it back to a Green PEACEFUL SPOT.
It offers creative strategies for children to help cope with anxiety as well.
From the tip of my finger, to the center of my palm,
I can do this! I can be calm!
This worry grew too big, and cannot stay,
take a deep breath, and blow it away!
The goal of this book is to give children the tools needed to identity what emotion they are feeling and how to properly manage that emotion.
From the Publisher
What Happens If Your Anxiety SPOT Becomes TOO BIG?
It’s okay to have SMALL ANXIETY SPOTS because sometimes worrying protects you.
But when your WORRIES become TOO BIG or TOO MANY it doesn’t feel very good. And it can make you miss out on things that are fun and good for you.
Situations Where A Child Can Relate
Like your first day of school…Being away from your parents or guardian can make you scared and anxious. Or meeting new people can make you worried that you won’t fit in. But you have the power to calm down your ANXIETY SPOT with a few tricks!
Fun Ways to Count and Breathe to Calm Down!
Now imagine five GRAY SPOTS are on your fingers and one GREEN SPOT is on your palm. Imagine the worry on your GRAY SPOT (ANIXETY SPOT) is traveling to the GREEN SPOT (PEACEFUL SPOT) and becoming CALM! And repeat after me:
From the tip of my finger to the middle of my palm, I can do this! I can be calm!