People explain what it feels like to have obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). These quotes prove OCD is so much more than being neat.
Try breathing in sync with these animated GIFs to induce relaxation and help manage feelings of anxiety or stress.
Video: I Have OCD. This is What It's Like to Be in My Mind for 3 Minutes. (Source: The Mighty)
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.
Do you have a friend or family member who experiences anxiety, depression, or other overwhelming emotions? These holiday gift ideas will encourage self-care and support the use of adaptive coping strategies.
The body scan is a mindfulness practice that enhances the mind-body connection.By repeatedly practicing the body scan, you can change your relationship to discomfort.
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.