Many children struggle with anxiety or thoughts of wanting to control situations. Through the use of the phrase “its not big deal” children can learn a way of self-talk that help reduce their anxiety. This phrase gives children the freedom to not worry or try and control a situation.
Lily is an anxious elementary student who throughout the day has many situations when she gets overwhelmed by the situations around her. Through the advise of her parents, she is able to identify a self-talk that would help reduce her anxiety.
24 scenario cards to help identify "big deal and no big deal" situations