Try breathing in sync with these animated GIFs to induce relaxation and help manage feelings of anxiety or stress.
Holidays can trigger significant stress. Following these tips will help you cope with holiday stressors and, hopefully, allow you to experience more enjoyment this holiday season.
Do you have a friend or family member who experiences depression? Check out these 12 great gifts for someone with depression. These gifts encourage self-care, the use of adaptive coping strategies, and positive thinking.
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.
Are you interested in purchasing an adult coloring book but not sure which one to get? That's why I've compiled this list of 6 of the best adult coloring book series to help you begin enjoying the calming benefits of coloring.
Watch an interesting and informative video of Kristin Neff, Ph.D. discussing the differences between self-compassion and self-esteem at a TEDx Talk.
When you notice early anxiety cues, using a relaxation technique can prevent anxiety symptoms from spiraling. Visual imagery can be an effective relaxation technique.
Have you ever found yourself mindlessly nodding along as someone speaks without really listening to the words being said? Or had to ask someone to repeat something that he or she has just said to you because you can’t seem to recall it at all? These examples highlight some of the reasons it is beneficial to practice mindfulness, or fully bringing awareness to the present moment without judgment, in any situation that requires listening.