Although it is more common in children, fidgeting is also seen adults. When fidgeting habits continue past childhood, they become increasingly more difficult behaviors to break. Fidgeting, when not controlled, can be distracting to the fidgeter and others around them. This oftentimes has negative effects on an individual’s professional and social performance. Read more 5 WAYS TO STOP YOURSELF FROM FIDGETING
For over the past decade, there has been an increasing number of children being diagnosed with having attention issues such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). More parents are reporting problems with their children fidgeting and having issues sitting for extended periods of time, specifically in school. So what is causing children to have so many problems with fidgeting and restlessness? Has this always been an issue…or is this a more recent occurrence? Read more THE REAL REASONS WHY KIDS FIDGET
Even the smallest bits of physical movement can go a long way. Many believe this, citing the so-called 1-minute work-out as an example. Even more so, fidgeting can help put your health back on track. Don’t believe it? Here are some of the ways fidgeting can benefit you and your health.
We know that tapping your toes and keeping your fingers busy with a fidget toy won’t get you to finish a whole marathon, but researchers have claimed that fidgeting has some health advantages that are actually quite amazing. Read more CAN FIDGETING BE GOOD FOR YOU?
Before diving into the best fidget toys for anxiety and how they can help reduce anxious tendencies, here’s a little background on anxiety (source). According to the AADA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America), an estimated 40 million adults in America suffer from some type of anxiety disorder (source).
Anxiety, while a normal human emotion, is seemingly uncontrollable, and overwhelming to those stricken with a clinical anxiety disorder diagnosis. Leaving them with excessive, irrational dread of everyday situations, these disorders can range in severity, from extremely annoying to totally life impacting and disabling. The most commonly seen anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety Read more BEST FIDGET TOYS FOR ANXIETY
Believe it or not, research indicates that fidgeting has some real health benefits–the most significant being weight loss. It has been found that fidgeting actually burns a decent number of calories. We’re not suggesting that you should kick your daily workout routine, but having your body make constant small movements over the course of a Read more FIDGETING AND WEIGHT LOSS