Tag Archives: children with anxiety

What not to say to someone with anxiety

Okay so you have or love someone or deal with someone with anxiety. Have you ever heard of panic disorder? Panic Disorder is defined as: "Panic disorder is characterized by uncontrollable episodes of fear and its physical manifestations, such as heart palpitations, sweating, and dizziness. Worry about having an panic attack may bring about the additional stress of chronic anxiety." People with panic...

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Springing Forward…Help for PTSD, Anxiety and Depression

Since today is the start of day-light savings time, we started to think about saying goodbye to winter and hello (finally!) to spring! Initially our thoughts were going to be about all the great spring patterns we have... but then, we also reflected on all the wonderful testimonials we've had recently about how our weighted blankets have literally changed lives...

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PTSD – It Isn’t Just Combat-related, It’s Life

Mosaic Weighted Blankets® just issued its latest press release which focuses on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). And although it is a well-known problem for veterans, it is no longer the case that just combat soldiers are being diagnosed with the disease...surprisingly, as many as 7-8% of the US population will have Read More »

Mosaic Weighted Blankets Helps A Young Child With PTSD

Susan is a grandmother from California and recently shared this story with Mosaic Weighted Blankets®: 

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Night Terrors & PTSD:

About 9 months ago Susan’s adult daughter, Sharon, became the foster mom to a 3 year old boy named Joey. Joey continually experienced night terrors; he’d often toss and...

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Cyber-bullying Victims May Experience PTSD

With so much in the news these days about cyber-bullying, we couldn't help but notice several articles discussing how when kids have been bullied, in many cases they are later found to be experiencing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); which include anxieties, insomnia, the inability to focus and the tendency to be in a hyper-vigilant state (kind of like waiting...

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Relaxation at the Dentist – A “Weighted Blanket” with Paws!

We recently saw a wonderful photo that has been widely circulated on the internet and social media... we couldn't help but feel that a weighted blanket would be "almost" as good as this dentist's novel therapy to provide relaxation to his nervous patient! (we can't compete with Fido...or can we?)

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets: A Better Night’s Sleep

You'll be seeing a lot of press activity in the coming weeks from Mosaic Weighted Blankets®. We are trying to get the good word out on all of the great customer testimonials that we have been collecting, as well as some of the new research that we keep coming across on all of the benefits of weighted...

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Easing Dental Anxiety in Children

Dental Anxiety

Even for adults, dental anxiety can be nerve racking. Children who are unacquainted with the setting and who do not fully understand it, there is added stress involved.  This is particularly true of children affected by developmental disabilities who thrive on the comfort of routine and familiar places. Regardless of the anxiety involved, it is necessary to get children to...

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