This year's Philadelphia NEDA Walk will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018
Join the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) in changing the conversation around food, body image, and eating disorders.
Check out these gift ideas for someone who experiences frequent or intense anxiety symptoms. The gifts included on this list were chosen because they support the use of adaptive coping strategies for managing anxiety, such as engaging in calming activities, using self-soothing and relaxation techniques, and practicing mindfulness.
Adult coloring books seem to be everywhere these days. With more people becoming aware of the cognitive and emotional benefits of coloring, it's no wonder that the popularity of these books has grown exponentially in recent years. I have put together this guide to help you navigate the process of choosing an adult coloring book that you will be satisfied with.
It is often difficult to access helpful, more rational thoughts when we are feeling upset. Coping cards allow us to prepare for this by writing down helpful coping statements ahead of time, so that we can read through these statements when we feel upset and would otherwise find it difficult to access helpful thoughts and ways of viewing situations.
Today’s Monday Dose of Mindfulness post focuses on the benefits of bringing moment-to-moment awareness to a daily task. After all, what could be an easier way to build mindfulness into your daily routine than to practice mindfully completing a task that you would do anyway?
The focus of today’s Monday Dose of Mindfulness is Mindful Walking. This exercise may be an especially beneficial way for individuals who have difficulty sitting still (e.g., ADHD, restlessness due to anxiety) to begin practicing mindfulness, as many other mindfulness exercises involve stillness in the body.
In honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, I have put together a list of helplines available for people experiencing emotional distress, including lifelines for those in need of crisis intervention. If you or someone you know is experiencing emotional suffering, please review these available resources and call for help today.