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How Being Active Helps You Stay Calm

Have you ever found yourself so angry with no way to calm yourself down? You try every technique in the book, like counting, breathing, etc., but nothing seems to help. You might want to change tactics. Try going for a walk, a jog around the block, or you can hit the gym. You will find a sense of calm start …

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Mental Health Resources for Anyone Who Feels Isolated

The past year has been challenging, placing an incredible amount of pressure on young and old. One of the biggest obstacles everyone has had to face is isolation. It can be hard to see light at the end of the tunnel when you feel all alone. You may feel like you can’t even get out of bed some mornings because …

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Thoughts can be dismissed for peace of mind

Peace of mind: ********  Change your thoughts and you change your world. Norman Vincent Peale ******** Peace of mind comes from learning to separate yourself from your thoughts. Psychologists call this cognitive defusion and it is an effective way to reduce anxiety. How cognitive behavioral therapy works The basic premise of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is that our thoughts create the way …

How to cope with stress

 How to cope with stress Modern day stress  is our constant companion. Rather than resisting it, it makes more sense to find productive ways to reduce our stress levels and lead a life that is calmer. Here are clever ways to cope better with stress: 1) Laughter See the funny side of life. Never take yourself or others too seriously. …

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The simplest ways to boost your mood

Sometime we all get bogged down by chores in life and we end up focusing on grocery shopping, making it to the hairdresser on time and wondering why someone we care about seems to be ignoring us. We get sucked into the worries of life and can feel like we are drowning in problems. One unusual ways to feel happier …

Helpful strategies for anxiety

Anxiety is a part of life and we can all use helpful strategies for anxiety to help us alleviate stress. Below are four helpful ways react to anxiety. Accept anxiety as a part of life You can’t make anxiety go away just because you want it to. Fear and anxiety are wired in responses of your brain and body that …