Tuesday, September 21, 2010

How Do You Calm Down and Cheer Up With Your Autistic Child?

Have you thought about exploding or have done it with your child who has autism because of his or her behavior? I have. I found it difficult to calm down and to cheer up. I felt like a person out of control, until I realized I do not have to display that kind of action. I learned how to calm down and cheer up. You can do the same.

With my experience of viewing, being with children who have autism, their family members feel an explosion of stress that keeps them from calming down or finding a way to cheer up because they let the little things take control them.

You and I were designed and created to bring forth a certain amount of mental, physical and emotional stress and strain day after day. There are days when your child with the disorder of autism spectrum, will bring you problems that arise when you allow yourself to come under more of a load than you are capable of handling.

Your child can get you off guard from managing your time and being selective of your priorities. If you are not being careful as to how you manage your time, energy, strength and health, you will not be able to calm down or have the ability to cheer up.

Even though you are either parent(s), caregiver(s), with an autistic child, for you to cheer up and calm down, you need to know your limits and how much you can handle.

Instead of pushing yourself into overload to please others or to satisfy your own goals, you need to be selective with your priorities. It may be challenging to calm down and cheer up because you have an autistic child, but it can be done.

If you do not have knowledge about stress, learn that stress can be big or little, that causes you to become out of control. In addition, what causes your stress with your child, may not be the same stress that will be caused in another person. Nobody can remove the areas of stress, to make you calm down and cheer up with your child. Therefore, it is imperative for you to try to identify what is the particular stress that affects you and learn how to respond to it correctly and manage it. By taking this step, you will learn to calm down and cheer up.

When stress is not managed or acknowledged properly, it can mount up and bring you to an explosive breaking point. For you to calm down and cheer up, you must concentrate on reducing the stress that has an effect on you, that may be caused from the autism spectrum disorder in your child. You are not always able to control your circumstances, but you can adapt by having a positive attitude and not allow them to pressure you.

To calm down and cheer up, you need to have a healthy change of attitude. Having a healthy attitude and approach can completely turn a situation around. Instead of stressing out, exploding, being tense, take a deep breath, calm down and get some new perspective on the situation and then cheer up.

One thing I have been aware of is, when you approach a circumstance when you are already stressed out, you are setting yourself up for more misery before you begin. It is wise to refuse to allow your circumstances to dictate how you are going to feel. Remember, you may not be able to control the situation, but you can control how you respond to it. You will calm down and cheer up if you take a positive, healthy approach to new and challenging issues.

When you learn to calm down and cheer up, you will be able to enjoy your child, yourself, family members, and be a happier person, because you have learned to take a new, healthy and positive approach to your circumstances by not getting out of control.

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