Do you ever feel anxious or angry in a situation where you can’t leave your chair? You’re in a meeting and you’ve just had enough! Well, you are sitting on the best tool ever—your chair! Chair push-ups and chair pull-ups are a great way to expend energy and help yourself or your child self-regulate. Chair pull-ups can be done without anyone even being aware. Simply grab the side of your chair and try to lift yourself and the chair off the ground! Fatiguing the muscles changes the brain chemistry, allowing you to relax. Try this the next time you’re in a frustrating or tense situation. And soon others will be asking how you’re staying so calm.

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I Can Do That! helps children learn self-regulating techniques. Told through rhyme from a child’s point of view, strategies are shared empowering the child to effectively learn and practice ways they can control their emotions and actions when they feel themselves becoming dysregulated. Order your copy today.

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