The Role of Mindfulness and Yoga in Parenting the Anxious Adolescent

Yoga allows the vagus nerve to increase in tone. This increases the ability to tolerate anxiousness. Supporting your adolescent to do 15mins of yoga before bed and NOT discussing worries will expand their comfort zone incrementally daily and assist in getting to sleep. Mindfulness as you do the yoga contributes to this increase in vagus nerve tone.

Published by Annie Garrety

Counsellor and Psychotherapist Independent Researcher Educator Gestalt Therapy Hypnotherapy

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