For many people, resisting the urge to fidget during the day remains a constant battle, especially for those who spend most of their time around co-workers. However, recent studies have shown that fidgeting may help offset some of the negative health effects associated with sitting… Read More »Is Fidgeting Good for You?
Getting fidgety kids to do their homework can sometimes try a parent’s patience. Helping kids maintain focus, sit still for long periods, and retain some of what they learn requires a daily routine and a solid game plan. Depending on the kid’s age, parents may… Read More »How to Get Fidgety Kids to Do Their Homework
Though perfectly normal, fidgeting can cause other people to become distracted, frustrated, angry, or annoyed by your constant movements. From moving a paper clip around on the table during a meeting, to tapping your foot when talking with a co-worker, your fidgeting may lead others… Read More »Why do I Fidget?
Over time, anxiety can cause various health issues ranging from headaches and muscle soreness to cardiovascular issues, central nervous system issues, and digestive issues. Anxiety can also cause depression, PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder), loneliness, and social isolation. Feelings of anxiety affect children, teens, and adults.… Read More »PTSD and Fidgeting
Like many adults, some kids fidget when they’re bored, distracted, or when they’ve been sitting for too long. Fidgeting helps keep the brain active but can become a distraction to other people when left untamed. Fidgeting can take on many forms. From drumming their fingers… Read More »Why Do My Kids Fidget?
From missing work-related deadlines to coping with a family illness, we all deal with stressful situations in our work and personal lives. And while stressful events come and go, the residual feelings left behind can lead to depression, anxiety, loneliness, and many other negative emotions… Read More »Don’t Let Stress Rule Your Life – 5 Ways to Use Stress to Your Advantage
Coping with the day-to-day challenges that life throws you can cause unwanted stress and anxiety. Work-related problems, home and childcare issues, personal issues, and family-related problems can pile up quickly. Luckily, we’ve discovered a few ways to help reduce stress and anxiety that you can… Read More »6 Quick Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety
Mild fidgeting includes moving your hands and feet, continuously tapping your fingers or a pen on your desk, getting up and moving around often, or pulling on pen caps and paper clips with your fingers or your teeth. And even though you may not even… Read More »Tips for Managing Mild Fidgeting At Work
In recent years, fidgeting toys have increased in popularity. And while social scientists and researchers continue to study how these toys became popular and why they remain popular, the people who use these toys claim they feel less stressed and anxious throughout the day. In… Read More »Tips for Choosing the Best Fidgeting Toy
While stress and anxiety can cause similar symptoms that include increased heart rate, increased breathing rate, and nausea, stress tends to last for a much shorter time period. Anxiety, on the other hand, can linger indefinitely unless treated by a health professional. In most cases,… Read More »The Difference Between Stress and Anxiety (And 3 Ways You can Manage Both